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Working with Impetus Waste

by EHS Data Ltd.  (Aug. 18, 2014)

EHS Data is proud to announce that Impetus Waste has decided to use Monitor-Pro to manage its waste management data. Impetus waste specialise in the waste management and disposal of Industrial, Commercial, Domestic , Hazardous and Non Hazardous Waste. Handling an average of approximately 500,000 tonnes of solid waste per annum, with the ...

Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 25, 2014)

SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, Washington, has agreed to pay The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a penalty of $18,000 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the company, which is located within the boundaries of the Tulalip Indian reservation. As part of the EPA settlement, SeaCast will invest at least ...

Toyota GB motors ahead with new legal registers

by Cedrec Information Systems Ltd,  (Sep. 2, 2014)

Toyota (GB) plc, which is responsible for marketing and aftersales of Toyota and Lexus branded vehicles in the UK, has implemented new legal registers to ensure compliance with stringent and far-reaching safety and environmental legislation. Produced by online specialists Cedrec, the registers are seen by Toyota as a major benefit, enabling legal ...

Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 18, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Kronos Micronutrients to resolve violations of federal hazardous waste laws, according to an EPA settlement. The company is a fertilizer manufacturer in the town of Moxee, Washington, located in the Yakima Valley. Among the most serious violations EPA found during a June 2012 ...

EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Hazardous Waste Fines SUNY Downstate Medical Center for improper storage and handling of hazardous waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 28, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center for violating federal hazardous waste law. The hospital must come into compliance with hazardous waste requirements and faces fines up to $156,710 for the improper management and storage of hazardous wastes in two buildings in its Brooklyn, ...

EPA Protects New Mexico and Citizens from leaks and releases of hazardous waste

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $450,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department as the first funding portion of an annual $900,000 state program continuing grant. The grant helps to fund the state’s Hazardous Waste Program. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program is delegated to New Mexico by ...

Should the UK Rethink the handling of Medical Waste Following Ebola Outbreak?

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Aug. 28, 2014)

The UK is worryingly underprepared when it comes to hazardous waste disposal in high-risk environments and too reliant on out-dated procedures that leave those responsible for waste collection vulnerable and open to infection. Whilst Ebola represents a small risk to the UK, the healthcare sector and industries responsible for managing high-risk ...

EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 7, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a legal settlement with T.C. Dunham Paint Company of Yonkers, New York, resolving alleged violations of federal hazardous waste law. EPA inspections revealed the company had generated hazardous wastes that were improperly labeled and stored in Yonkers. As part of the agreement announced today, ...

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 ...

CIWM suggests making edoc mandatory

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jul. 30, 2014)

Six months on from the launch of edoc - the innovative new online system for recording waste transfers - the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the UK government seriously considers making edoc mandatory. Developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector and government bodies from Scotland, ...

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