Duke economist Martin Smith suggests the agency should also consider the potential health and environmental effects of salmon production that might stem from the fish's faster growth and less need for feed.
The contract includes munitions dating back 95 years and include those that contain mustard agent, phosgene, and other chemical agents.
EPA's nutrient criteria rule is set to be finalized Sunday; recently elected Florida leaders want more time to analyze the rule's effect on residents.
Offshore Vessels pleaded guilty in July to charges that its crew knowingly discharged oily wastewater from the bilge tank.
The security zone will remain in please until October 2011, according to the U.S. District Court of New Orleans.
Texas Tech researcher Moira Ridley said her experiments with strontium and nanoparticles of titanium dioxide revealed subtle differences depending on particle size.
The company applied organoclay-based treatment materials and implemented a second full-scale horizontal funnel-and-gate type approach.
This is the third installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
- By Rick Harrison
- Oct 27, 2010
Researchers from Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment have received a $3.4 million grant from the Department of the Interior to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on piping plovers -- shorebirds that have been listed as threatened since 1986.
To date, 1,627 sites have been listed on the NPL. There have been 346 sites deleted from the NPL with 1,281 sites remaining. With the proposal of nine new sites and one site being withdrawn from proposal, there are 62 proposed sites awaiting final agency action: 57 in the general Superfund section and five in the federal facilities section.
With a genesis in recycling, it’s no surprise that Cascades Tissue Group is doing all it can to minimize its impact on the environment and perhaps help others in the process.
- By Aaron Berstler
- Oct 19, 2010
Honde LLC, a partner of the University of Utah, is using heightened ozonation treatment to remediate a site on the shore of Lake Taihu.
The Institution Recycling Network has teamed with the Deconstruction & Reuse Network to expand its capabilities to facilitate reuse of surplus property in California.
Alion will conduct research on human pollutant exposures while Tetra Tech will support the federal agency's landfill methane outreach program.
New York-based Riverkeeper filed a petition to force the creation of federal standards for the disposal of cement kiln dust, which can be harmful to water quality.
The agreement will reimburse EPA Superfund more than $4.5 million, resolve nearly $1.2 million in natural resource damages assessment costs, and perform a removal action and restoration project.
Certified Environmental Services, Nicole Copeland, Elisa Dunn and Sandy Allen conspired to aid and abet Clean Air Act violations related to falsifying lab results to prove that asbestos removal was done properly.
The Delaware Superfund site was being cleaned up by Metachem, which declared bankruptcy in 2002, and now EPA is leading the remediation effort.
The Savannah River National Laboratory used the product in a headspace simulation test of disposal of a decontamination agent in a waste package after a predetermined drying and packaging time.
The 24-acre New York site was used for scrap metal operations for 40 years, and the soil contains semi-volatile organic compounds and various metals.