The Justice Department has settled with W.R. Grace, Tyco Healthcare Group, BIM Investment and Shaffer Reality Nominee Trust for $13 million that will pay for past and future cleanup costs related to asbestos and caustic solution use on the site.
Show sponsors are offering a $20,000 technology development grant at the expo, which is scheduled for Aug. 13-15 at the Mobile Convention Center.
House AQUA bill would fund drinking water SRF, grants, and endocrine disruptor screening program but also requires local communities to procure their infrastructure needs from U.S. –based equipment companies.
The summit will be hosted by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Oct. 30 through Nov. 3.
The method is a low-cost environmentally friendly treatment option to remove various pollutants, according to the Water Research Foundation.
The Chemical Safety Board completed its report on the 2009 explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions' plant in Ohio and recommended the Center for Chemical Process Safety revise control room siting guidelines.
The company is offering the service to health care providers because multiple doses of the vaccine contain enough mercury-based Thimerosal to be treated as a hazardous waste.
Champion Chemical, Imperial Oil and two former Imperial company officers will pay more than $1 million to satisfy the companies' obligations set forth in a 2001 consent decree.
Advances in productivity over the past 30 years have reduced the carbon footprint and overall environmental impact of U.S. beef production.
A green tariff will allow the company to sell its power to the grid.
SDOX, which was developed using National Science Foundation funds, supports bioremediation and will help in restoring Gulf of Mexico habitats.
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
- Jul 21, 2010
A drum reconditioning business left volatile organic compounds and other chemicals at the site in Coventry, R.I.
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.
Phil Whitford, aka Dr. Goose, offers expert advice to all - from homeowners and park districts to airports.
Water Board, U.S. Army Corps, EPA echo concern raised by other groups about potential development in Redwood City.
Presenters now have until July 30 to turn in proposals for education sessions at next year's brownfields conference, set for April in Philadelphia.
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.