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Industry surveys reveal that SMEs may be disposing of waste incorrectly

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 24, 2014)

The research set out to discover how well-informed Britain’s businesses are about their obligations under the Hazardous Waste Regulations (2005). It makes good business sense to manage waste in the right way, and this research has shown that while Britain’s business owners are keen to do their bit, they need more help to get it right. ...

New long-term plan to safely dispose of radioactive waste

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jul. 24, 2014)

It follows a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), which will safely isolate our radioactive waste deep underground and inside multiple barriers to provide protection over hundreds of thousands of years. Building a GDF will help us permanently deal with waste from decades of ...

GAO Urges Review of Risks From Disposing Of Oil, Gas Wastewater Into Injection Wells

by Bloomberg BNA  (Aug. 1, 2014)

The Environmental Protection Agency should review emerging risks related to the disposal in underground injection wells of wastewater from oil and gas activities, according to a report released July 28 by the Government Accountability Office. Overall, safeguards in place at the ...

Big Hanna - a sucessful installation in Uganda by NLS Waste Services in Tullow Oil's camp sites

by Susteco AB  (Nov. 10, 2014)

The places where Big Hanna composters can be installed are so different from each other! For the first time two of our larger Big Hanna model T240 have been installed ...

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, ...

NRDC, Nine other Environmental Groups File Lawsuits Challenging NRC Failure to Comply with 2012 Court Ruling on Nuclear Waste Storage

by Natural Resources Defense Council  (Oct. 29, 2014)

The Natural Resources Defense Council and nine other environmental groups filed separate lawsuits today in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) decision to proceed with an “extended waste storage rule” and a generic environmental impact statement that fail ...

PEL Promotes Waste Disposal Cost Reduction for Schools at PDA Annual Conference and Exhibition

by PEL Waste Reduction Equipment  (Nov. 18, 2014)

Since 2012, PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has been assisting a select group of schools in Ireland to reduce their waste disposal costs. Feedback suggests that annual cost savings of between 30% and 66% have been realised since those schools installed a PEL 1100BC bin compactor. PEL attended the 2015 PDA Conference and Exhibition to introduce the ...

DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center Services

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 14, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP), for support services at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The total estimated value of the contract is $100 Million - $300 Million. The period of performance will be 5-years, with a three-year base period and one, ...

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

by Associated Press  (Jul. 14, 2014)

Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their ...

Medical Waste Incinerator Scrubber Used to Process Ebola Waste

by Envitech, Inc.  (Nov. 5, 2014)

Envitech recently got noticed in a local news story by Michael Chen of Channel 10 News, “Local Company Helps Dispose of Ebola-tainted ...

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