Before the Motors Liquidation Company can demolish several buildings at the Massena, N.Y., site, it must decontaminate the buildings and their contents and sample and remove contaminated soil.
EPA's enforcement of mining and minerals processing "leaked" over to chemical manufacturing because the company shipped spent acid to a facility not authorized to accept it.
Federal and Tennessee agencies have determined that any coal ash remaining in the river presents minimal health risks to recreational users.
Plant and system modifications will enable the 52,000-square-foot plant to achieve its 50,000-metric-ton design capacity.
The decree addresses the cost allocation between the federal and state governments, not the scope of the cleanup or site end-state decisions for the West Valley Demonstration Project and the Western New York Nuclear Service Center
Patrick Phillips, chief executive officer of the Urban Land Institute, notes progress but cautions against suburban sprawl.
The specialty chemicals producer last year filed for bankruptcy and, at that time, was potentially responsible for cleanups at Superfund sites in 14 states.
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reports that 19 solid waste collection workers died on the job in 2009, down from 31 fatalities in 2008.
A laser-induced fluorescence tool may help map denser than water contaminants such as trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene.
Working with local thrift stores and businesses, the company recovers millions of pounds of textiles for reuse in developing countries and as industrial rags.
Frankfort, Ky., plant is expected to support 360 green jobs by 2011
Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC activities are potentially valued at $2.1 billion over 10 years.
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Faculty researchers hope to determine if the shape of crude oil remnant – be it a flat syrupy sheet or a tar ball – can affect natural deterioration rates.
The report discusses 16 of the more than 200 contaminants of emerging concern present in the database, and the average percent removals achieved by full-scale treatment systems that employ six of the more than 20 reported treatment technologies.
Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
EPA estimates that most post-consumer textile waste is recyclable.
EPA alleges that during 2007 and 2008, the facility processed lead in quantities that exceeded the reporting thresholds for lead and failed to file the required Toxic Release Inventory reports.
U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are analyzing how runoff measurements in different Pennsylvania regions correlate with different National Weather Service data sets for the same areas.
The Los Alamos Study Group has sued the government for its alleged failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act for a planned $4 billion plutonium warhead core plant.