A drum reconditioning business left volatile organic compounds and other chemicals at the site in Coventry, R.I.
Anne Wallin, director of Sustainable Chemistry and Life Cycle Assessment, shares the company's approach to working smart in today's chemical society.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Grace leased the facility from Oldon and received asbestos-contaminated vermiculite concentrate there to manufacture attic insulation and fireproofing material.
Agency seeks comment on alternatives for treating two plumes at the J-1 Range on the Massachusetts Military Reservation.
According to EPA, the Wichita, Kan.-based plant generates significant quantities of hazardous waste, including industrial wastewater treatment filter sludge, primer residue waste containing chromium and cadmium, tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene waste from degreasers, and hazardous waste oil.
Thirty-nine candidates completed the Superfund program initiative at Denmark Technical College in Barnwell, S.C.
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GEI will monitor vapor phase, fugitive dust and odor emissions, reporting the results to the project management team for implementation of appropriate control and mitigation measures.
EPA extends comment period to Aug. 26 on proposed plan to remediate the Superfund site in Ashland, Mass.
Innovative financing creates U.S. jobs while providing needed environmental remediation resources to clean up oil pools in the country.
How one environmental cleanup firm managed a sodium chlorate spill in an active rail yard from cradle-to-grave.
A former landfill near South Lake Tahoe, Calif., is releasing volatile organic compounds into Saxon Creek and the county and the Forest Service will be monitoring area groundwater and considering possible solutions.
Cutan, which increases a plant's resistance to water, is an efficient sorbent for organic compounds in soil, the study found.
EnergySolutions, Perma-Fix, Philo-Technics, and Studsvik will be awarded task orders for treatment over the next five years with a maximum contract value of $24.9 million.
Broward County and Hillsborough County changed two Superfund sites into a wide-ranging outdoor activities park and a multipurpose waste collection center and model airplane park, respectively.
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The company's Munox product naturally biodegrades petroleum.
Two professors will try to find ways to accelerate the chemical breakdown of hydrocarbons using naturally occurring marine organic matter.
The sorbent material recently was approved for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels of oil per day may be leaking from the BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.