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  • Facility Sweep Finds Excessive Cardboard Disposal

    A number of well-known Massachusetts businesses and institutions continue to throw away large volumes of easy-to-recycle cardboard in spite of a state ban on its disposal, savings on disposal costs and its value as a commodity, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) reported today. For the first time, the agency has taken enforcement actions against waste ban ...

  • WCS begins construction of LLRW disposal facility

    Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Valhi (Dallas, TX), announced that it has begun construction of a new facility for the near-surface disposal of Class A, B, and C low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) at WCS's treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facility in Andrews County, Texas. The announcement came one day before the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal ...

  • Consultation on the site selection process for a geological disposal facility

    I am today launching a public consultation on the site selection aspects of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) programme. The consultation follows a call for evidence earlier in the year. As I confirmed in my statement in January this year, the Government remains wholly committed to geological disposal as the right policy for the long-term, safe and secure management of higher-activity ...

  • Free IAIA webinar on psycho-social impact assessment

    The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is offering a free webinar on "Understanding Impacts on Vulnerable Populations through Psycho-Social Impact Assessment." The webinar will be presented by IAIA member Michael Edelstein on 19 July. Psycho-Social Impact Assessment (PSIA) is historically underutilized. Its absence partially explains why affected publics so often feel that ...

  • Our latest Surefire® waste incineration plant is about to be shipped out

    We have often reported that even though every single waste incineration unit we build is designed and manufactured in our UK factory, their final destination and workplace could literally be anywhere in the world.  This latest project, a Surefire® SF200, is a typical example because although it was expertly engineered in our Manchester workshops it is now about to be shipped to its ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Consultations on guidance for radioactive waste disposal facilities opened in UK

    Safe disposal of solid radioactive waste is at the heart of guidance being launched for consultation by the Environment Agency. Joe McHugh, Head of Radioactive Substances Regulation at the Environment Agency, said: “As an independent environmental regulator, we aim to ensure that people and the environment are protected now and in the future, both during operation of radioactive waste disposal ...

  • Odour and environmental concerns of communities near waste disposal facilities

    A recent study has investigated how waste disposal sites in southern Italy have affected residents living nearby. Villagers reported being annoyed by odours, but the perceptions of residents living in the village closest to the facilities were possibly influenced by receiving financial compensation for the presence of the facilities. Public opinion of waste management facilities can influence ...

  • Solution to frac wastewater disposal

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline to stop releasing diluted hydrofracking water contaminated with bromide and radioactive material from shale gas extraction into the state’s rivers. Altela has stepped developed a technology validated by the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of ...


  • Statement to Parliament: Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: Call for evidence on the siting process for a Geological Disposal Facility

    The Government remains committed to geological disposal as the right policy for the long-term, safe and secure management of higher-activity radioactive waste. For the reasons I gave in my Written Ministerial Statement of 31 January 2013 I remain confident that ...

  • Cancen Provides Update on Wescorp`s (OTCBB: WSCE) H20maxx Technology at Its New Sarepta Disposal Facility

    EDMONTON, AB - Cancen Oil Canada Corporation, an oil waste management and processing company, is pleased to provide an update on the use of new technology at its New Sarepta facility. In May, Cancen and Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE) installed the first commercial H2Omaxx oil and water separation unit at Cancen's New Sarepta disposal well. That unit has been integrated into the disposal ...


  • Doctors, Dentists, Veterinarians and Other Healthcare Professionals and Facilities Prevent Improper Disposal of Over 600 Million Needles and Syringes

    Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ: SMED),  a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused dispensed medications generated outside the hospital and large healthcare facility setting, is helping healthcare professionals including doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities save time, ...


    By Sharps Compliance, Inc.

  • Fiberglass disposal... global fiberglass solutions

    Washington based company has introduced a new technology to recycle fiberglass and use the recycled fiberglass to produce green jobs that create environmentally post-consumer products. Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc., Bellevue, WA based company announces that it is now in talks with international fiberglass manufacturers, state governments and national government representatives to build and ...

  • Survey detects contamination on proposed waste disposal site

    Two small areas of radioactive contamination have been detected during a survey of grazing land adjacent to the former nuclear research site at Dounreay. They were excavated and removed to the site for analysis. One was identified as a 'minor' particle of fast reactor fuel and the other as soil contaminated with radioactivity. The finds were 5-30cm below the surface and covered by vegetation, ...

  • NDA launches geological disposal consultation documents

    In June 2008 the Government published a White Paper 'Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: A Framework for Implementing Geological Disposal'. The White Paper outlines UK Government's framework for managing higher activity radioactive waste in the long-term through geological disposal, coupled with safe and secure interim storage. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is responsible for ...

  • 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 ...

  • Commercial Disposal Urged for Chemical Weapons` Secondary Waste

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - In an effort to speed up the ongoing destruction of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile it would be a good idea for the U.S. Army to use commercially run hazardous waste management facilities to dispose of secondary waste that results from destroying the chemical agents, says a new report from the National Research Council. The United States is destroying ...

  • Public event to discuss future disposal of waste at Drigg

    The Environment Agency is holding a public event on Thursday (12th December) to discuss the future disposal of waste at the Low Level Waste repository near Drigg. The event forms part of a three month consultation on an application to vary the environmental permit at the site. If granted, this would allow the company that operates the repository to dispose of further waste into proposed new ...

  • Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

    Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal Yesterday, 16 December 2013, Martin Pugh of Leominster, was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to one charge relating to the illegal disposal of waste. He pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing. In sentencing, the judge felt the offence was one of a very serious nature with a number of aggravating features. ...

  • Tour of Augean landfill facility

    Members of the Northern Division enjoyed a tour of Augean landfill facility on 22nd September 2010. Members were welcomed by Paul Lealman (Site Manager) and James Wathen (Technical Manager) who provided an overview of the history of the site and future plans for the site. Due to the size of the site – some 12.7 hectares – members were taken around the site by minibus to see both the ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Research Report On China's Sewage Disposal Industry 2012

    The sewage emission is closely related to the population change. The population of China ranks the top in the world. In 2010, the China's population reached 1.341 billion, with a rising trend yearly. Because water is an indispensable and daily-used resource in the ordinary lives of people, the water consumption increases with the rise of population, the corresponding water displacement also rises ...


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