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  • Endecom applies to build UK`s first purpose built low level waste site

    Endecom UK, a subsidiary of waste management firm Sita UK, has applied for planning permission to build the UK’s first purpose-built low level waste disposal facility to be built in West Cumbria. The proposed Keekle Head site will be used to primarily dispose of construction and demolition waste such as rubble, contaminated soil, concrete and overalls, gloves and boots, mainly resulting from the ...

  • Tenders sought for new waste disposal site

    Companies are being invited to express interest in tendering for the design and construction of a disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste from the decommissioning of Dounreay and adjacent Vulcan facility. A site adjacent to the former fast reactor research establishment was identified following public consultation and planning permission granted in 2009. Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd ...

  • EPA Continues Success at Hazardous Waste Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continued to achieve cleanup progress at the nation's most complex hazardous waste sites during the past year. Superfund, the federal government program that cleans up these sites, completed work at 24 sites during fiscal year 2007 for a cumulative 1,030 sites with construction work completed. Sixty-four sites were made ready for redevelopment by local ...

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA Completes Building Demolition at Toxic Site in Garfield, N.J.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has demolished the E.C. Electroplating building at the Garfield Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Garfield, New Jersey. Areas underneath the building, located at 125 Clark Street, are contaminated with hexavalent chromium that is reaching the basements of some area residences and businesses through the ground water. The ...

  • EPA proposes site in New Jersey for the superfund list of hazardous waste sites

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add the Curtis Specialty Papers, Inc. site (also known as the James River Paper site) in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey to the EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL) of sites with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States and its territories. The NPL ...

  • Zero waste site wins public support in Scotland

    Public attitudes towards the construction of a new residual waste treatment site in Scotland are largely positive, according to the results of a new survey. The survey, commissioned by the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils and conducted by Keep Scotland Beautiful, looked at attitudes to the potential development of a Zero Waste Parc, Prevention and Recycling Centre near Millerhill in ...

  • Site Waste Management Plan regulations no longer an obligation

    Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) for building projects are no longer a legal obligation for construction businesses in England. With government trusting the de-regulation will save money for the businesses obligated by the law, the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 were abolished and came into effect from the 1st of December this year. All Construction projects in England that were ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management to Build Renewable Natural Gas Facility

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced it is building a facility that will create pipeline-ready natural gas from its Milam Landfill in Fairmont City, Ill.At a ceremony at the landfill, state, county and local officials joined the company to celebrate the groundbreaking. The processed renewable natural gas will be injected into the pipelines of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Texas regulators OK expanding nuclear waste site

    Depleted uranium from federal energy facilities can be buried at a nuclear-waste dumping site in West Texas, state regulators decided Wednesday. The 3-0 vote by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality also will triple the Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists facility's capacity of storing low-level radioactive waste from the majority of U.S. states - going from 2.3 million cubic feet to 9 ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Mexico lobbying to be storage site for nuclear waste

    New Mexico is touting a rural area in the southeastern part of the state as an interim storage site for the country's high-level nuclear waste, according to a letter issued by Gov. Susana Martinez earlier this month. The governor reached out to the Obama administration in a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. In the April 10 letter, which was obtained by the Santa Fe New Mexican ( ...


    By Associated Press

  • Kemira to build two new coagulant plants at Bayer sites in Europe

    Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseFebruary 18, 2011 at 10.00 am (CET+1)Kemira will strengthen its European manufacturing network by constructing two new coagulant plants in Germany and Spain. The investment is EUR 40 ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • EPA to demolish contaminated building at toxic superfund site in Garfield, N.J.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, Senator Robert Menendez and Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr. as she announced that the EPA will safely demolish the E.C. Electroplating building at the Garfield Superfund site in Garfield, New Jersey. The building, located at 125 Clark Street, is contaminated ...

  • On-site gasification of biosolids

    A word about MaxWest. MaxWest Environmental Systems designs, builds, owns and operates waste disposal facilities using a time test gasification process that converts biomass waste materials into renewable green thermal energy. Our mission is to provide municipalities and industrial sites with a unique system that is safe, cost effective and more environmentally friendly than traditional methods ...

  • Tallahassee solid waste services earns green building label

    The City of Tallahassee's Solid Waste Services Administration building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. It is the second municipal building in Florida and the first in North Florida to earn the distinction. LEED certification is the points-based benchmark for the design, construction and ...

  • Fine after illegal waste sites investigated by Environment Agency

    The tenant of three consecutive illegal waste sites was fined a total of £6,000 and ordered to pay a contribution of £2,000 towards Environment Agency costs by Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 28 January 2014. Trading as ABS Skips and a registered waste carrier, Michael Garry Bowers failed to take appropriate measures to prevent his staff from running an illegal waste site from ...

  • NH Hazardous Waste Site Added to Superfund’s National Priorities List; Windham, Maine Site Proposed

    Today EPA is adding one New Hampshire hazardous waste site posing a risk to people’s health and the environment to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. EPA is also proposing to add one Maine site to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country to protect ...

  • We are Building Britain

    Britain’s leading construction firms have joined a digital celebration of the hundreds of infrastructure projects creating jobs and growth across the country. Visit the We are #BuildingBritain Tumblr site to see some of the projects that are building Britain. From bridges to flood defences, firms sent dozens of pictures of the schemes ...

  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

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