The specialty chemicals producer last year filed for bankruptcy and, at that time, was potentially responsible for cleanups at Superfund sites in 14 states.
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reports that 19 solid waste collection workers died on the job in 2009, down from 31 fatalities in 2008.
A laser-induced fluorescence tool may help map denser than water contaminants such as trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene.
Working with local thrift stores and businesses, the company recovers millions of pounds of textiles for reuse in developing countries and as industrial rags.
Frankfort, Ky., plant is expected to support 360 green jobs by 2011
Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC activities are potentially valued at $2.1 billion over 10 years.
Free, online resource comes complete with training, testing, certification, and customized compliance plan.
Faculty researchers hope to determine if the shape of crude oil remnant – be it a flat syrupy sheet or a tar ball – can affect natural deterioration rates.
The report discusses 16 of the more than 200 contaminants of emerging concern present in the database, and the average percent removals achieved by full-scale treatment systems that employ six of the more than 20 reported treatment technologies.
Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
EPA estimates that most post-consumer textile waste is recyclable.
EPA alleges that during 2007 and 2008, the facility processed lead in quantities that exceeded the reporting thresholds for lead and failed to file the required Toxic Release Inventory reports.
U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are analyzing how runoff measurements in different Pennsylvania regions correlate with different National Weather Service data sets for the same areas.
The Los Alamos Study Group has sued the government for its alleged failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act for a planned $4 billion plutonium warhead core plant.
After the independent panel issues its final report, GE and EPA will be discussing possible modification of Phase 2 dredging of PCBs in the river.
These priorities will guide the agency's collaboration with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and other international partners.
A Web-based discussion forum is open for business as the agency implements its new drinking water strategy.
Federal court Judge Philip Gutierrez's decision makes the distinction that all parties ─ even the U.S. government ─ are to be treated the same in a CERCLA lawsuit.
A New York State Energy Research and Development Agency study developed tools to better predict, assess and manage disposal decisions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken a new tact with auto battery recyclers and brokers, hoping to ensure the proper management of spent lead acid batteries.
- By Chris Bryant
- Aug 16, 2010