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  • EPA and Mass National Guard reach agreement on 2011 firing range training violation allegations at camp Edwards

    On Aug. 30, 2012, EPA issued a Consent Agreement and Final Order with the Massachusetts National Guard to resolve EPA allegations of violations of operations and maintenance requirements by the Guard in managing three firing ranges at Camp Edwards. Camp Edwards is located on the northern portion of the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) a 22,000-acre property that has been used for military ...

  • London boroughs hail MBT facility

    A major new facility set up to treat household waste has been heralded by London's local authorities as a demonstration of their commitment to new technologies in the fight to cope with the capital's waste. The mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant at the city's Frog Island opened on Thursday, April 19 and will process 180,000 tonnes of waste a year from the boroughs of Barking & ...

  • EPA Signs Two Clean Up Decisions in a Continued Effort to Protect Cape Cod Drinking Water

    In its ongoing efforts to protect the Cape Cod aquifer from contamination from historical military training activities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued final cleanup strategies for two contaminated areas at Camp Edwards. EPA, in consultation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP), has recently determined the appropriate cleanup ...

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.

    EPA has completed the “Record of Decision” (ROD) for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Mass. The ROD outlines a detailed plan for cleaning up contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater at the Site. The ROD explains the various cleanup options chosen by EPA for the Site. EPA selected a cleanup that includes excavation and off-site disposal of sediments and ...

  • Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.

    EPA has released for public review and comment a proposed cleanup plan for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Mass., to address contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater at the Site. EPA has scheduled a public information meeting and a formal public hearing to comment on the plan. The public information meeting will take place on Nov. 12, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at ...

  • Feds to Clean Navy Ordnance Off Vieques Island

    NEW YORK, New York, October 1, 2007 (ENS) - Cleanup work on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico is moving forward after more than 60 years of U.S. Navy use of the island and surrounding waters for amphibious training exercises, air-to-ground maneuvers and a waste explosives detonation range. The island is located about seven miles southeast of mainland Puerto Rico. The U.S. ...

  • Weston employees continue to make a difference on Mare island

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®), a leading environmental, redevelopment, and construction firm, is working with the City of Vallejo, CA, Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve (Preserve) to transform a former naval ammunition depot at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard into a park. Working from a Preserve “wish list,” WESTON employees will spend Wednesday, June 17, 2009, on the southern end of the ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • EPA Adds Six Hazardous Sites to Superfund List

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2006 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is adding six new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the ...

  • Reverse Logistics for Retail Gain Wider Regulatory Acceptance

    Reverse logistics (or reverse distribution) is a process within the retail community that describes the return of unwanted, damaged, unsold, or dated retail products back to the distribution center, warehouse, supplier or manufacturer, for the purpose of redistribution, recycling, reuse, or disposal. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition On Lead In Ammunition And Fishing Sinkers: On September 24, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to deny a petition submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 requesting that EPA prohibit under TSCA Section 6(a) the manufacture, processing, and ...


    By Acta Group

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