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When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us

by Ensia  (Oct. 13, 2014)

Recent analyses raise disturbing questions about the health and environmental effects of the stuff that encases our edibles. It’s almost impossible to imagine life without flexible, transparent and water-resistant food packaging, without plastic sandwich bags, cling film or shelves filled with plastic jars, tubs and tubes, and durable bags ...

Doubling the SRF production capacity with TANA Shark

by Tana Oy  (Sep. 24, 2014)

A company in France operating in landfill, waste management and fuel production businesses produces SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel) from unsorted industrial waste for their own mill. The key for improving productivity of all these three business areas is a more effective shredding process to increase the low SRF production capacity. TANA ran a ...

Growing confidence in the redevelopment of ‘Brownfield’ land

by ENVIRON  (Apr. 1, 2006)

Untitled Document Hugh Masters-Williams, a Senior Manager of ENVIRON UK based in Cardiff, explains the process and development benefits. The technical solutions to ...

Completion reporting for a closed landfill site

by ESI Ltd - Environment Specialists  (Oct. 8, 2011)

Client: Waste Management Industry Location: UK Services: Landfill completion reporting for a closed site, including desk study and risk assessment Issues: Landfill completion criteria, potential risk to groundwater, environment or human health. Summary: ESI undertook a desk study and risk ...

Monitoring And Analysis of Landfill Gases

by Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd  (Dec. 14, 2009)

CoGDEM is the trade association representing manufacturers and service providers who are active in the field of gas detection instrumentation and environmental monitoring apparatus. Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd was one of the founding members of CoGDEM, and in this article their Product Manager of Fixed Systems, Andy Avenell, gives an update ...

What are the treatment options for landfill leachate?

by Environmental Services by Daniel L. Theobald  (Jul. 30, 2013)

New contributor to Water/Waste Processing aims to answer readers’ most pressing questions It’s said the United States has 1,654 landfills, handling more than 250-million tons of trash each year. One Washington landfill covers a 2,545-acre area, has a 120-million-ton capacity and a 40-year expected trash-receiving life. The facility, ...

Landfill gas explosive for global warming

by Beyond land fillings  (Nov. 27, 2013)

In response to EPA’s 1991 landfill rules that pushed the industry to larger facilities, landfill operator’s today pile and compact trash on the ground into giant mounds in the shape of a four sided pyramid. As originally contemplated, these mounds of trash were encased in liners to keep the wastes dry so contaminants would not be ...

New Uses for Old Landfills and Dumps? - Sure, if done Right!

by Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA)  (Dec. 1, 2005)


Relationship of land use and elevated ionic strength in Appalachian watersheds

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Nov. 12, 2012)

Coal mining activities have been implicated as sources that increase stream‐specific conductance in Central Appalachia. The present study characterized potential sources of elevated ionic strength for small subwatersheds within the Coal, Upper Kanawha, Gauley, and New Rivers in West Virginia. From a large monitoring data set developed by the ...

Law & Water -- Michigan Laws Cannot Restrict Enforcement of CWA; U.S. v. Rapanos, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, July 26, 2004 (AWW/02/M.-copies not available because of decision´s length; see page 31 of February 2004 Journal for earlier decis

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Mar. 1, 2005)

According to the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, a state´s adoption of its own wetlands protection regulations did not relieve developers of a responsibility to comply with the Clean Water Act (CWA). The Rapanoses, through their wholly owned companies, owned various parcels of land in Bay, Midland, and Saginaw counties in Michigan. The ...

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