How does medical waste affect the environment, and what role can technology play?
More than 200 communities will benefit from this historic investment.
E-waste can lead to air and water pollution as well as soil contamination.
Elcon Recycling Services, LLC wants to construct and operate a hazardous waste treatment and storage facility to treat and store liquid waste at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex in Falls Township, Bucks County.
Gov. Steve Bullock on March 28 announced the next steps for the Parrot Tailings Waste Removal Project in Butte, saying the Montana Natural Resource Damage Program has issued the bid package for the first phase of the project.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has collected a $1.7 million civil penalty prescribed in a consent order and agreement with Energy Corporation of America (ECA) for violations at 17 well sites in Greene and Clearfield counties.
NMED will host the meeting and the Environmental Management Los Alamos field office will present information concerning cleanup work completed in fiscal year 2017 and the coming year's cleanup milestones and target dates.
The Washington State Department of Ecology's public comment period is open through Sept. 20.
The EPA is proposing updates be made to air standards for new municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills, which would reduce methane emissions and overall pollution.
This new interim policy means that a chronic toxic effect could occur across a 24 hour period of time and any average 24-hour exposure measurement above the RfC is cause for prompt action. This is unprecedented and scientifically indefensible.
Strict discharge regulations and the need to reuse the treated water led Bashneft to choose GE's technology for its new wastewater treatment plant.
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced nearly 20,000 cubic yards of solid waste at the Panama City site has been cleaned up, and it is no longer an environmental hazard.
PEAT International has successfully commissioned a Plasma Thermal Destruction and Recovery (PTDR) systems in Shanghai, China. The system was designed to deconstruct medical waste and oil refinery sludge.
The Zero Waste Challenge's goal is to divert 100 percent of the 2013 tournament's waste away from landfills and into recycling and compost facilities –- not easy for an event that claims to attract the largest galleries of any golf tournament anywhere.
Jeffrey Mousseau, currently a senior project manager for the lab's transuranic waste disposal program, is the new associate director for Environmental Programs.
Last month, the DoE completed the cleanup of Cold War legacy waste at the Nuclear Radiation Development LLC site near Grand Island, N.Y. and at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif.
CBI Polymers LLC, the innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, will join the broad-based philanthropic effort to help with the crisis in Japan by making a donation of $250,000 in radiological decontamination products and technical services at the request of the Japanese Medical Association.
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.
EPA has developed three options to address contaminated soil at the former lagoons and has selected excavation and off-site disposal of the contaminated soil as its preferred alternative.