According to EPA, the Wichita, Kan.-based plant generates significant quantities of hazardous waste, including industrial wastewater treatment filter sludge, primer residue waste containing chromium and cadmium, tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene waste from degreasers, and hazardous waste oil.
Hydro Engineering's portable, modular wash rack collects wastewater and oil.
The $190,000 in grants will be used to further education and training for sustainable gardening, hazardous household waste disposal, carbon sequestration, and watershed protection.
The Birmingham, Ala.-based, cast iron pipe manufacturer will answer to 400 violations of environmental laws over the last 10 years with a $4 million fine, $9 million in supplemental projects, and more than $7 million for corrective measures
Thirty-nine candidates completed the Superfund program initiative at Denmark Technical College in Barnwell, S.C.
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EPA extends comment period to Aug. 26 on proposed plan to remediate the Superfund site in Ashland, Mass.
GEI will monitor vapor phase, fugitive dust and odor emissions, reporting the results to the project management team for implementation of appropriate control and mitigation measures.
Bollgard and Bollgard II cotton seed products contain plant incorporated protectants that were restricted for use in several Texas counties, and Monsanto failed to communicate that information on labels and grower guides.
The painting company has invested in a system that turns sludgy, paint-wash residue into clear water and harmless solids.
The two new methods provide analytical services for such contaminants as pharmaceutical and personal care products.
Innovative financing creates U.S. jobs while providing needed environmental remediation resources to clean up oil pools in the country.
Training dogs to identify specific animal excrement, Auburn University is gathering data on species having the greatest conservation need.
Washing fecal contamination from hands should be investigated as a strategy to improve stored drinking water quality, researchers say.
The company will support the agency's Carlsbad Field Office and the Waste Isolation Pilot Project.
A former landfill near South Lake Tahoe, Calif., is releasing volatile organic compounds into Saxon Creek and the county and the Forest Service will be monitoring area groundwater and considering possible solutions.
How one environmental cleanup firm managed a sodium chlorate spill in an active rail yard from cradle-to-grave.
- By Geoffrey Brown
- Jul 05, 2010
Current conditions, especially given the absence of a significant amount of Deepwater Horizon/BP oil from the Loop Current, indicate that immediate threats to the Florida Keys, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale areas remain low.
Cutan, which increases a plant's resistance to water, is an efficient sorbent for organic compounds in soil, the study found.
EnergySolutions, Perma-Fix, Philo-Technics, and Studsvik will be awarded task orders for treatment over the next five years with a maximum contract value of $24.9 million.