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EPA Inspections reveal hazardous waste violations at ABC Labs of Columbia, Mo.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 10, 2015)

EPA Region 7 conducted Compliance Evaluation Inspections at Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories Inc.’s (ABC Labs’) two facilities in Columbia, Mo., in April 2012. The inspections revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste at each facility. The ...

EPA and DOE to Resolve Hanford Hazardous Waste Violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 28, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (US DOE) have resolved alleged violations of hazardous waste requirements at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. By ensuring that hazardous waste management is conducted in accordance with all applicable requirements, EPA helps protect cleanup workers, first ...

`Vive UNTHA!` French Company chooses UNTHA Waste Shredders as Safe Bet

by UNTHA Shredding Technology GmbH  (Feb. 16, 2015)

The French company in question is the French branch of the Swiss cement producer Holcim, which is investing in a new processing plant to ensure sufficient supply of alternative fuels. The plant's core components comprise: An UNTHA pre- and post-shredder from the Salzburg region. The related plant components were supplied and installed by the ...

AT&T pays $23.8 M to settle hazardous-waste case

by Associated Press  (Nov. 20, 2014)

AT&T agreed Thursday to pay California authorities nearly $24 million to settle allegations that it improperly disposed of hazardous waste during a nine-year period. California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Thursday that the telecommunications giant has also agreed to spend $28 million over the next five years to properly dispose of the ...

EPA Settlement with Whitford Corporation Ensures Proper Management of Hazardous Waste in Elverson, Pa.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 22, 2014)

In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Whitford Corporation has agreed to properly manage the hazardous paint waste at its paint manufacturing operation in Elverson, Pa. Whitford, located at 47 Park Ave., has also agreed to pay a $20,240 penalty to settle the alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations. EPA cited ...

EPA Rule Promotes Responsible Hazardous Materials Recycling, Protects Communities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 10, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized new safeguards that promote responsible recycling of hazardous secondary materials and demonstrate a significant step forward in promoting recycling innovation, resulting in both resource conservation and economic benefits, while strengthening protections for environmental justice ...

Tecam Group to Present its Technology for NORM Waste Incineration at “NORM Middle East Conference”

by Tecam Group  (Jan. 21, 2015)

Next week, on 27-28 January 2015, Tecam Group will be exhibiting at the “NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference“, to be be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Our participation in this conference as an exhibitor responds to Tecam Group’sexpansion strategy to further ...

EPA Settlement with Mack Trucks Inc. Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Lehigh County, Pa.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 13, 2014)

In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mack Trucks Inc. has agreed to properly manage the hazardous waste at its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa. Mack Truck, located at 7000 Alburtis Road, Macungie, Pa., has also agreed to pay a $54,800 penalty to settle the alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations. EPA ...

Waste prevention in Europe - the status in 2013

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 18, 2014)

The Waste Framework Directive sets a legal obligation for European Union (EU) Member States to adopt waste prevention programmes by 12 December 2013. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has been asked to review the progress of the 'completion and implementation of the programmes' annually (EU, 2008). This report presents a first review of waste ...

Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 4, 2014)

Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, together with Maureen O’Mara, Special Agent in Charge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s criminal enforcement program in the Southeast, announces: Leading Edge Aviation Services, Inc. (Leading Edge), a corporation headquartered in Costa Mesa, ...

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