Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the law would add a new category of "restricted electronic waste" that cannot be exported from the United States to developing nations, such as Ghana.
Our judges chose OMI Industries, Excal Visual, KriStar, Calgon Carbon, and Hach as companies having this year's most helpful products among those entered in the first Environmental Protection New Product of the Year awards.
New disposal regulations may prevent pharmaceuticals from reaching drinking water sources.
This is the second installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
- By Rick Harrison
- Oct 01, 2010
The report from U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says the money will be used for recovery through a coordinated federal, state and local, long-term strategy
EPA and ExxonMobil agreed to settle a case involving more than one billion gallons of illegally stored hazardous waste at the Agrifos Fertilizer site in Pasadena, Texas.
Researchers in EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Ohio tested the ability of oil to biodegrade after 20 years and discovered that oxygen was the limiting factor.
These additions and recent cleanups have changed the number of National Priorities List sites from 1,627 to 1,343 final and proposed sites.
The agency says existing technology will be able to capture mercury waste from dental amalgams.
The researchers' custom-built processing machine uses an innovative process with relatively low temperatures in a fluidized bed of sand and salts to economically produce biomass fuel from sludge.
After three years of litigation, the Evansville Greenway & Remediation Trust will be able to clean up lead and PCBs. Gas and electric and coal companies will be paying the bill.
Cyclone Power Technologies' WHE/Generation system converts waste heat to mechanical power and electricity.
A remediation technology innovator, Stephen Koenigsberg is being recognized for his work in the field, his responsibilities, and volunteerism.
The company excavated contaminated soil near and under parts of the Brook Village parking lot in North Providence, R.I., at a cost of about $1.7 million.
Waste Management is leading the charge in offering integrated sustainability solutions by helping companies look at waste streams from top to bottom and inside out. This shift in the way the company is positioning its business is a major turnaround for how it is viewed by its customers.
One company minimizes odors from the start by quickly processing organic materials into the composting cell and employing covered aerated static pile technology.
- By Meredith Sorensen
- Sep 13, 2010
Students will be judged on both their ability to create a positive, measurable solution to a local sustainability issue or challenge using scientific methodology and their ability to explain how the solution can be replicated by other communities.
Navy mandates the use of new assessment tool, co-developed with Battelle, in feasibility studies at all of its remediation sites.
U.S. Geological Survey and Michigan State University study applies NOAA models to determine the pathways of contaminants and indicator bacteria.