Testing showed that plants grew 25 percent slower in contaminated soil, but researchers suggested high alkalinity was the problem and that could be managed by adding gypsum to the red mud.
Silicon Valley Power has signed a long-term power purchase agreement to purchase the renewable energy captured from Republic Services’ Vasco Road Landfill in Livermore, Calif.
E-waste recycler moves over to polystyrene with high-volume extruder technology.
EPA is asking for comments on seven topics related to potential revisions of its Hazard Ranking System.
EPA has disapproved Vermont’s 2002 water quality plan that set phosphorus targets for discharges into Lake Champlain.
The good news is that the dispersant stayed in the deep ocean after it was first applied; the bad news is that it stayed in the deep ocean and did not degrade.
A University of Alabama graduate student is using Clostidium pasteurianum bacteria to break down a biodiesel waste product and find uses for its byproducts: butanol, propanediol, and ethanol.
Park City, Utah, hit pay dirt with an anaerobic biochemical reactor that removed more than 99 percent of cadmium and zinc from shallow groundwater.
- By Jeff Schoenbacher
- Jan 26, 2011
The redesign of a filtration system by the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory is expected to help the DOE Office of Environmental Management drastically reduce cost and infrastructure for the treatment and permanent disposal of high-level radioactive waste.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has granted W2E a solid waste permit for its planned anaerobic digestion facility in Columbia.
Biologists at Virginia Commonwealth University found that an additional 2.5 centimeters of growth allowed a farm oyster to remove 2.2 times the nutrients of a regular oyster.
EPA says comments shed new light on key areas and that the agency plans to propose significantly different standards from what was proposed last year.
BMI+ImageNet helped the bank adopt a reduce, reuse, and recycle attitude in its print environment.
- By Herb Stebbins
- Jan 21, 2011
OSHA's San Antonio Area Office initiated a safety and health inspection on July 28, 2010, at the company's facility following a complaint that employees were being stuck by hypodermic needles while sorting trash that was to be recycled.
Approximately one in four Montrealers take some kind of anti-depressant, and according to new research, the drugs are passing into the waterways and affecting fish.
The facility will process clean demolition wood, food and yard waste from South Florida residents and businesses to create organic compost products.
The Mace Security subsidiary pleaded guilty to a felony charge of storing the waste at its Vermont factory without a permit.
EPA will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to halt the proposed disposal of mining waste in streams at the Mingo-Logan Coal Company’s Spruce No. 1 coal mine.
EPA is asking universities to gather comprehensive community-wide data on human health impacts,
The agreement would resolve allegations in a lawsuit the United States and Indiana filed in September 2009, alleging violations of its Clean Water Act discharge permits.