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.
The commissioning expands the technology from its application in wastewater treatment plants.
A new report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors highlights the potential contribution that redeveloping brownfields can make to city revenues.
Underwater vehicles will be used by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and other university scientists to learn if the Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected animals in the Gulf of Mexico; the public is invited to take a look via the Dive and Discover website.
EPA is beginning to develop requirements for the permit covering incidental discharges from vessels.
The experts answer why the topic is so hot now and the best way you can protect your clients and yourself from liability.
- By Dianne P. Crocker
- Dec 06, 2010
United Science, a Minnesota startup company, has licensed sensor technology developed at the University of Minnesota that could limit the amount of toxic byproducts from mining and other industries that end up in the environment and improve productivity at the same time.
Current water quality monitoring looks only at the surface, according to Avner Vengosh, Duke professor of geochemistry and water quality.
One new final toxicological profile for chlorine and six updated ones of priority hazardous substances are in this new set.
Hawaii-based company travels to Hungarian village to help clean up caustic alkali and plans to return to teach residents how to use DeconGel.
International Paper and Mississippi River Pulp turn Starbucks Coffee cups into fiber suitable for use in new cups.
The contracts, valued up to $40 million and $119 million, respectively, are designed to help Indonesia reduce threats to deforestation and to assist Kabul in improving delivery of public services such as sanitation and solid waste
Study shows pollutant levels in soil collected from Mount Everest glacier were acceptable for most trace elements; arsenic and cadmium exceeded drinking water standards.
Amid concerns of dangerously elevated lead levels in the reusable grocery bags many earth-conscious consumers have been using for several years, the Earthwise Bag Company Inc. and the Green Bag Company Inc. announced that regular, independent testing has confirmed their reusable grocery bags have consistently met federal standards.
With advances in nanostructured devices, lower operating temperatures, and the use of an abundant fuel source and cheaper materials, Harvard researchers are increasingly optimistic about the commercial viability of solid-oxide fuel cells.
ENPRO reaches accident scene early and gets to work collecting as much gas as possible from the nearby Merrimack River.
- By Geoffrey Brown
- Nov 19, 2010