Freedman Farms Inc. and its president, William B. Freedman, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in New Bern, N.C., to violating the Clean Water Act when they discharged hog waste into a stream that leads to the Waccamaw River, the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced.
the 20 million larvae of the plant are able to ingest a ton of waste per day, showing that this technology is much more effective and faster than other conventional techniques of traditional composting and vermicomposting, which removes the residue with earthworms.
The Chattanooga area has made significant progress in improving air quality and has reached an important clean air milestone, but the state was put on notice to lean up toxic waste from TVA coal plant.
The chemicals removed included flammables, oxidizers, corrosive acids, corrosive bases, toxics, and non-regulated materials.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill that requires manufacturers of mercury-containing lamps to establish and finance a recycling program for spent bulbs from residents and small businesses.
NOAA and the University of Georgia have teamed up to create a new, innovative cell phone reporting mechanism to combat the marine debris problem.
Autocar announced the launch of its E3 advanced series hybrid cab/chassis, the culmination of a rigorous testing and validation program that follows the successful implementation of a pre-production E3 fleet in service in the greater Miami area.
Cascade Engineering’s Pink Cart is a new program developed in collaboration with the American Cancer Society that will enable households and businesses nationwide to make an important and visible demonstration of their support for the fight against breast cancer.
Grease Vault is designed for secure storage and easy emptying of food grease.
Attendees at the WasteExpo show can receive an up-close view of GaiaRecycle’s patented “double helix” shredder and blade technology, and learn how the company's systems accelerate the organic decomposition process based on drying, sterilizing and grinding mixed food scraps and organic waste.
Waste Management Inc. is developing a new organics facility in Apopka, Fla. The facility will process yard, food and clean wood waste to create value added soil amendments.
A Salem, Mass., dredging company has agreed to pay a penalty of $105,000 to settle EPA claims that it improperly disposed of dredged sediments.
This expansion of organic recycling services and products will be beneficial to the company's residential, commercial, and industrial customers seeking to convert their organic wastes into products such as compost, mulch, and organic soil amendment.
Four corporations will pay a $1 million penalty and will be barred from doing business in the United States during a maximum of five years
The company says Pyxis EcoStation can help hospitals reduce cost and improve environmental compliance.
The successful bidder will manage and operate the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M.
The state agency says that burning trash and landfilling or burning recyclable materials are prohibited by state law.
One vice president, an operations manager, and a lab manager at Ecological Systems were sentenced recently for intentionally discharging untreated wastewater and stormwater into the Indianapolis sewer system.
The new building at Veolia's Evergreen Landfill in Valdosta, Ga., will be used as a scale house for weighing all waste streams entering the landfill and as an on-site administrative office.
A National Solid Waste Management Association study describes how cities can privatize their garbage collection, disposal, and recycling programs while protecting the environment and often while maintaining employment.