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.
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.
The landfill is a 190-acre facility located in Monterey Park, Calif., about 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Inexpensive igloo-shaped, pollution-eating devices nicknamed "Poo-Gloos" can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimillion-dollar treatment facilities for towns outgrowing their waste-treatment lagoons, according to a new study.
Inspectors found roll-off containers filed with natural gas well drill cutting waste and plastic liners.
Scientists are reporting that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought.
The River Corridor is about halfway to its 2015 cleanup goal, the Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office reports.
A study carried out by the University of Granada warns of the need to unify existing plans for clinical waste management in the different autonomous communities to improve recycling and waste disposal.
As part of the plan, the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
Professors examine significant legal responses to such topics as climate change, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and greenhouse gas rules.
The company is providing an advanced industrial self-cleaning solution to a liquid hydrocarbon storage facility in France.
The company will be working for the Real Estate Services Division of the state's Department of General Services.
The Environmental Integrity Project says EPA overstated the value of coal ash recycling by more than 20 times.
Along with solvent delivery, The Dow Chemical Company subsidiary provides waste management, technical support, and use of stabilizers, additives, and test kits.
Covanta Energy Corporation has extended its “Prescription for Safety” program, which safely disposes of medications collected at community-sponsored drug take-back programs, free of charge, through the end of 2011.
The project, slated to commence operation in early summer 2011, will have the initial capacity to generate 42,000 megawatt hours of electricity per year, enough to power 2,800 homes.
Octolig, a commercially available material, removes certain dyes and amoxicillin from water samples.
The citation includes 14 alleged willful and one serious violation against WRR Environmental Services Co. of Eau Claire in connection with a June 29 explosion and fire at its plant, OSHA announced Tuesday.
289 defendants were charged for allegedly committing environmental crimes, 198 criminals were convicted, and $41 million were assessed in fines and restitution.