Respiration indices can be used as a measure of the biodegradable organic matter content and stability of organic materials and have defined the most suitable form of expression for those indices.
Honeywell International Inc. also will pay for all of the United States’ response costs relating to the tar plant area, including oversight costs.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering a rulemaking for the disposal of tritium exit signs, which contain a radioactive form of hydrogen.
EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response wants to know what you think about its role in land reuse.
The companies signed a power purchase agreement for the sale of renewable energy from a 3 MW landfill gas-powered project near Reno, Nev.
EPA seeks comment on the company's request to dispose of leachate in a Michigan underground injection well.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investing $650,000 in the project, which pairs agency expertise on contaminated sites with NREL's renewable energy know-how.
Going fluorescent is a no-brainer, much like using lamp crushers to recycle and safely dispose of the small amount of mercury in each bulb.
Trash disposal isn't the answer to keeping drugs out of the water supply after all.
EPA says many of the electric utilities the agency has assessed are already implementing recommended measures to make their impoundments safer.
Researchers pretreated polycarbonate with ultraviolet light and heat and exposed it to fungi, which broke down the plastic without releasing bisphenol A.
EPA's engineering evaluation addresses cleanup, stabilization, and closure of the Swan Pond embayment area.
Agency will assess environmental impacts related to a revised petition from Hawaiian Waste Systems LLC to move garbage destined for a landfill in Washington.
Recognized methane capture projects include the largest liquefied natural gas facility in Livermore, Calif.
Twenty of 49 potentially responsible parties will now have to contribute funds for the cleanup of the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site.
GE's landfill gas engines generate renewable electricity for Duke Energy's grid.
Southington, Conn., GenCorp., Kraft Foods, Shell Oil Co., and United Technologies Corp. will pay millions to ensure protections from contaminated groundwater at the Superfund site; 86 other parties also will contribute.
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