Attorneys say mining company is using less stringent, emergency cleanup standards in a non-emergency situation.
Recycling nuclear fuel would decrease the problem of nuclear waste disposal, the report says.
The Nebraska lawsuit proposes that Stericycle and MedServe must divest all of MedServe's assets used to collect and treat infectious waste in four states before the merger can go through.
Energy-saving fluorescent lamps pose mercury vapor risks when broken and require special packaging for their transport to recycling facilities.
- By Brad Buscher, chair and CEO of VaporLok Products LLC
Andra signed a commercial contract with Lithuania in the framework of a consortium led by Areva TA.
Florida Petroleum Marketers Association says that more than $200 million from a cleanup trust was swept into the general fund for other programs.
The Oct. 7 public meeting will explore how hospitals, universities, and others who use radioactive materials in conducting research are affected by having limited access to low-level waste disposal facilities.
Leftover paint is the largest component of local household hazardous waste collection programs, and now in Oregon, manufacturers will be managing it.
EPA plans to propose rule to ensure that owners and operators of hardrock mines pay for cleanup.
EPA is using stimulus funds to help states address underground storage tank leaks, which can contaminate groundwater.
Managers at a petroleum refinery in Kenai, Alaska, wanted to recycle over 36,000 tons of sulfur but a depressed sulfur market ($100 a ton) made the recovery effort unfeasible. When the price increased to $500 a ton at the end of 2007, the refinery contacted AIMM Technologies, Inc., a Texas-based petroleum service company.
More than two dozen men and women were honored for their service to the field at a ceremony sponsored by the Environmental Industry Associations (EIA), the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA), and the Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC).
Personal protective suits, multi-gas meters, and related hazmat response equipment for Cuidad Juárez first responders were transferred to Mexico's Dirección de Protección Civil.
The owner of a storage facility in Bangor, Maine, will pay a fine of $17,121 to settle EPA claims that it violated chemical reporting requirements.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended the deadline to comment on a proposal to slash mercury emissions from Portland cement kilns.