An undetermined amount of bunker fuel oil spilled after a bulk cargo vessel collided with a barge under tow March 22.
Thirteen employees of DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., were notified Feb. 26 that they have tested positive for radiological contamination after being exposed on Feb. 14.
Two companies with existing terminals located on the Houston Ship Channel have filed letters of intent and Waterways Suitability Assessments for their planned Liquefied Hazardous Gas facility expansions.
Impatient oil companies associated with the project build rail terminals to deliver oil from western Canada to U.S. refineries in the Gulf Coast.
Puts lid on flushed and trashed prescription meds that poison the environment
TEPCO admits Fukushima leaking contaminated water into the Pacific while scientists anticipate radioactive particles to reach US shores in three to five years.
The state of Arkansas and the United States have filed a joint complain against ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and ExxonMobil for the for the heavy crude oil spill that took place from the Pegasus Pipeline in Mayflower, Ark. on March 29, 2013.
Fall 2013 classes in Environment Health and Safety are now available for enrollment at UC Davis.
Researchers have found a low-grade cotton from West Texas that might be able to clean oil spills more effectively and more eco-friendly than other methods currently in use. According to the study, one pound of the cotton can soak up more than 30 pounds of oil.
Gina McCarthy is praised by Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, but Ranking Member David Vitter criticizes her answers to questions he submitted.
The EPA has reached a settlement with SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc. for soil cleanup, groundwater protection, and to reimburse the EPA’s costs at the Puchack Well Field Superfund site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey.
The Energy Department will be investing $15.8 million over the next five years on a new dry storage research and development project that should result in safe and secure storage of used nuclear fuel.
It’s been two years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster that happened as a result of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. Since that time, biologist Tim Mousseau of the University of South Carolina’s College of Arts and Sciences discusses some of the consequences the area faces as a result of the radiation exposure.
The EPA has recognized Norristown, Pa. for the state’s efforts to revitalize brownfield sites for future development.
Operations at West Carrollton successfully resumed during 2012 with a transformed process safety mission. Lessons learned from the events in Ohio are now being applied to the safety programs at the other five PSM-covered facilities.
The chairman of the Responsible Care board committee announced updated product and process safety codes will be issued.
A rail chemical emergency response scenario will be one of the highlights of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals' 2012 National Conference.
The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $32,800 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations and underground storage tank (UST) regulations at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story facility in Virginia Beach, Va. , the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.
CPM Development Corporation, a concrete and asphalt manufacturing facility, failed to report toxic chemical use at its Spokane, Washington facility under federal community right-to-know laws, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Citation Oil and Gas Corporation of Houston, Texas, $22,000 for violating the federal Clean Water Act.