The report discusses 16 of the more than 200 contaminants of emerging concern present in the database, and the average percent removals achieved by full-scale treatment systems that employ six of the more than 20 reported treatment technologies.
Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
EPA estimates that most post-consumer textile waste is recyclable.
EPA alleges that during 2007 and 2008, the facility processed lead in quantities that exceeded the reporting thresholds for lead and failed to file the required Toxic Release Inventory reports.
U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are analyzing how runoff measurements in different Pennsylvania regions correlate with different National Weather Service data sets for the same areas.
The Los Alamos Study Group has sued the government for its alleged failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act for a planned $4 billion plutonium warhead core plant.
After the independent panel issues its final report, GE and EPA will be discussing possible modification of Phase 2 dredging of PCBs in the river.
These priorities will guide the agency's collaboration with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and other international partners.
A Web-based discussion forum is open for business as the agency implements its new drinking water strategy.
Federal court Judge Philip Gutierrez's decision makes the distinction that all parties ─ even the U.S. government ─ are to be treated the same in a CERCLA lawsuit.
A New York State Energy Research and Development Agency study developed tools to better predict, assess and manage disposal decisions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken a new tact with auto battery recyclers and brokers, hoping to ensure the proper management of spent lead acid batteries.
The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection attributes low oxygen levels to very warm weather.
Eco>Absorb Oil Only, a reformulation of Eco-Absorbent Technologies' super absorbent, repels water while absorbing oil, allowing the product to float on the surface of the water until it can be picked up.
The owners of Middlesex County and Edgeboro landfills in New Jersey agreed to enhance environmental controls and conduct regular monitoring in a settlement this week.
Existing and new manufacturing facilities may need to install controls such as activated carbon injection to address mercury emissions and comply with Clean Air Act regulations.
To resolve Clean Water Act issues related to 10 crude oil spills in four states, Houston-based Plains Pipeline will pay a $3.25 million penalty and install controls or new pipe to prevent future spills.
The agreement has set a 1-million home goal for increasing curbside recycling levels.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and other stakeholders will
determine if the formula needs updating to account for disturbances to habitat, conservation, or resource protection, for example.
If you assess your risk from an underwriter's point of view, you should be able to secure some of the best possible terms and conditions for your environmental insurance.
- By Jayne Cunningham, James Wilkins