More than 360 billion cigarettes are smoked in the United States on an annual basis. The butts and filters pollute beaches, parks, roads and waterways worldwide.
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 Justice Department says Eagle Recycling defrauded the United States and violated clean water and wire fraud laws.
New England’s largest utility to implement Environmental ERP solution to comply with regulations and corporate sustainability programs.
Lawmakers have delineated cuts in environmental and energy initiatives across the board in their latest budget proposal.
The merging of Stericycle and Healthcare Waste Solutions would reduce competition and increase customer cost, according to the New York attorney general.
The Basel Action Network reported that the U.S. Navy will recycle the USS Forrestal and three other retired aircraft carriers.
GE is selecting additional contractors to operate its sediment processing facility and railyard, conduct bathymetric surveys, perform monitoring activities, and habitat reconstruction work.
The company says Pyxis EcoStation can help hospitals reduce cost and improve environmental compliance.
The workshops are designed to assist anyone owning an automotive salvage yard on obtaining all required permits for such operations, complying with applicable environmental measures, and reporting and sampling requirements.
The funds will go toward improving water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as well as watershed, landfill, and recycling projects.
The state agency says that burning trash and landfilling or burning recyclable materials are prohibited by state law.
The successful bidder will manage and operate the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M.
The California-based company is specializing in helping victims reclaim their properties after exposure to bio, toxic, crime scene, or hazardous waste.
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 company's study suggests that technologies, such as re-injection or pipeline development, exist to capture and use the gas instead of flaring it into the atmosphere.
The Santa Barbara County toxic dump site and facility collected more than 5 billion pounds of waste during its 16-year service life.
The product, based on materials used to clean up Three Mile Island's nuclear disaster, reportedly removes radioactive isotopes from aqueous solutions.
Those who violate the ban can face stiff penalties, including fines up to $1,000 per violation and an additional $1,000 per day the violation occurs.
Food Express cleans up its wastewater with an oil skimmer attached to a separation tank designed by the company's president.