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Seabrook N.H. Metal Finisher Improves Hazardous Waste Management under EPA Settlement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 12, 2014)

Under a recent settlement, a Seabrook, N.H., metal finishing company will improve its hazardous waste management practices, thereby improving health protections for the community. Aero-Dynamics, Inc. will also pay a penalty of $118,000, settling EPA claims that it violated hazardous waste regulations. The improved hazardous waste management ...

U.S. EPA settles with two San Joaquin Valley companies to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 26, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the conclusion of separate investigations into the hazardous waste management practices of two companies in the San Joaquin Valley. Collectively, they have agreed to pay $75,200 for their violations of a federal environment law. “Facilities that deal with hazardous waste are ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Jul. 15, 2014)

Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...

3E Company Announces New President and CEO

by 3E Company  (Jul. 1, 2014)

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the appointment of Uday Virkud as president and CEO. Mr. Virkud, who has an extensive background in risk management, replaces Robert S. Christie, who led 3E since 2004. 3E Company is a subsidiary of Verisk ...

UK Waste Management Market Size and Growth, Macro-Economic

by ReportsnReports  (Jul. 15, 2014)

In this report the UK waste management market, covering the collection, treatment and disposal of municipal, commercial and industrial waste. Report looks at the market size and growth, macro-economic, regulatory and commercial drivers. Report review the competitive landscape, and analyses competitive differentiation of the main operators in the ...

Developing Computer Waste

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 3, 2014)

As the developing world continues to develop, standards of living and access to technology increases. Unfortunately, as personal computers, laptops and mobile phones become increasingly common so the problem of recycling and disposal of such devices when they become technologically obsolete rises too. Neelu Jain of the PEC University of ...

California Approves Expansion of Toxic Waste Site

by Associated Press  (May 21, 2014)

Residents of a small California farming community who have worried for years about the health effects of a hazardous waste landfill learned Wednesday that the state has cleared the way for it to expand. Rather than scaling back the Kettleman Hills landfill, as residents had demanded, state officials announced the approval of a plan for the ...

EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 12, 2014)

Under the terms of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Buffalo will host nine community recycling events to collect fluorescent light bulbs, electronic waste, and household hazardous waste from city residents. This program will reduce the likelihood of exposure by residents to harmful chemicals found in these ...

New sentencing regime in force for waste crimes

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 3, 2014)

Judges and magistrates in England and Wales have be handing out tougher sentences for individuals and companies involved with illegal waste handling, breaches of waste permits and illegal waste export. The Sentencing Council published Sentencing guidelines in February which covered ...

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