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  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

  • Aerosolv Nation Launched To Promote Safe Aerosol Can Recycling

    Company Recruits 'Ambassadors' to Create Aerosol Can Recycling Awareness on College Campuses Worldwide DENVER - A new program has begun recruiting a 'nation' of collaborators to make aerosol can recycling as commonplace as the recycling of aluminum cans, bottles and newspapers. The new initiative, called Aerosolv Nation, aims to address the ...

  • ERG’s innovative V-texTM scrubber solves batch pharmaceutical reactor off-gas scrubbing challenges that no other technology can match

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the sale of another V-texTM to a global pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Ireland. This gas scrubber joins more than twenty other V-texTM scrubbers and strippers currently operating successfully in the Irish pharmaceutical industry.The production of drugs in sealed pressurised batch reactors presents a unique challenge for gas cleaning equipment, as ...

  • Aerosolv

    Having problems getting rid of spent aerosol cans?  Did you know that even if you think the can is empty, it is still considered hazardous waste? For safe and quick disposal of aerosol cans, the Aerosolv is the only solution.  The Aerosolv punctures the aerosol can and evacuates the contents into a 55-gallon drum.  The liquid is collected in the drum ready for disposal, while a ...


    By S&G Enterprises, Inc.

  • Environmentally Sound

    On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the category of “universal wastes” regulated under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations, codified at Title 40 of the C.F.R., Part 273. 83 Fed. Reg. 11654. According to EPA, this action would benefit the many manufacturing facilities and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Rentokil company fined for hazardous waste offences

    A subsidiary of the international company, Rentokil, has been fined £4,000 for hazardous waste offences at a site in Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Rentokil Initial Services operates a waste transfer station at Okehampton where washroom wastes including air freshener canisters are taken for treatment prior to being sent for recovery or disposal. The canisters ...

  • Asbestos Removed from Denver Federal Center

    EMSL Analytical provides asbestos testing services and products to protect people from the deadly carcinogen. Cinnaminson, NJ, August 16th, 2010 Last week Denver’s ABC affiliate, Channel 7, reported that dirt piles containing asbestos materials were being moved from the Denver Federal Center property.  Several large mounds of earth were found to contain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • U.S. EPA files complaint against Nevada businessman for solid and hazardous waste violations in Indian Country (NV)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is citing Gardnerville, Nevada, businessman Reed Skenandore with violating federal law governing the safe handling and disposal of solid and hazardous waste. Skenandore operates an auto dismantling business and an un-permitted illegal waste disposal site that has resulted in open dumping and illegal disposal of hazardous waste over an 80-acre site. The ...

  • Environmental Protection Agency Approves California Shipyard’s Asbestos Controls

    The laboratories at LA Testing provide asbestos testing solutions to protect people, the environment and property from the dangers of asbestos exposure. Los Alamitos, CA, July 12th, 2010 A recent investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of a redevelopment project at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in Bayview, California found that current ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Fines Contractors over Asbestos Violations

    The laboratories at LA Testing provide asbestos testing solutions to protect people, the environment and property from the dangers of asbestos exposure. Los Alamitos, CA. This month Arizona announced fines of $100,000 that three contractors have agreed to pay for violating asbestos rules.  The fines resulted from construction work that took place in early 2006 at the Marine Corps Air Station ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • E-cigarette waste poses potential environmental risks

    Disposable components of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and e-pens, could pose a potential environmental risk unless properly regulated, suggests new research. The study examined the levels of potentially toxic chemicals in disposable battery and ‘cartomiser’ ENDS components. ENDS are becoming increasingly popular in Europe, partly due to their ...

  • Olson Wire Products Co., Inc. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Baltimore Facility

    Olson Wire Products Co. has agreed to pay a $80,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its manufacturing facility located at 4100 Benson Ave., in Baltimore, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited Olson Wire, which manufactures steel wire shelving and fabricated wire products, for violating the Resource Conservation and ...

  • EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has settled with Lighting Resources, LLC for $71,500 for violations relating to its handling of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) at its Phoenix, Ariz. recycling facility. “Exposure to PCBs is a concern whenever facilities are handling materials containing these toxic chemicals,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s ...

  • Valley and Butte Fire Response Update 10/28/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its federal, state, and local partners continue the assessment and clean-up of household hazardous wastes in the aftermath of the Valley Fire in Lake County, Calif. and the Butte Fire in Calaveras County, Calif. EPA mobilized to the two fire-impacted areas first to clear properties near public schools in Lake County, then more broadly in fire ...

  • Sears Holdings and The Wercs announce collaboration

    The Wercs, Ltd., a global leader in chemical compliance, assessment, and hazard communication software and services announces that Sears Holdings has selected to implement the WERCSmart program. The WERCSmart program ensures that retailers have the critical information about chemical-containing products they merchandise before products are available for sale to consumers on store shelves.A ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Nashville Flood Cleanup Brings Dangers of Asbestos to Light

    EMSL Analytical provides affordable testing solutions for asbestos in flood ravaged parts of Tennessee to protect people and property. Westmont, NJ, May 17th, 2010 Several weeks ago floods ravaged parts of Nashville and the surrounding areas.  The flooding destroyed homes and businesses and the community has been busy cleaning and rebuilding since the flood ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • $2.4 Million Awarded in San Diego Asbestos Case

    Last month, a jury in San Diego awarded a man $2.4 million dollars after they reached a verdict against a company that manufactured asbestos containing materials used by the U.S. Navy.  The plaintiff had been exposed to these materials during his decade of service working in boiler rooms for the Navy back in the 1960s and early 1970s. In 2010 the man was diagnosed with mesothelioma.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • EPA analysis shows reduction in 2009 toxic chemical releases in Connecticut

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2009. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • Local businesses MIOX and Radisson Hotel Albuquerque Water Park working together, supporting recreational water illness prevention week

    The week before Memorial Day has been designated National Recreational Water Illness (RWI) Prevention Week. The goal of this week is to highlight the simple steps swimmers and pool operators can take to ensure a healthy and safe swimming experience for everyone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

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