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  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • Fluence Wins First C-MABR Contract with Strategic Partner QSY in China

    Important first containerised C-MABR smart packaged plant win with QSY is part of a longer term strategic relationship Fluence and QSY have signed a binding agreement to design, build and operate a commercial fully containerised MABR smart packaged plant in Henan Province This project is part of a broader cooperation agreement between Fluence and QSY covering three ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Hazardous waste was used in specatator area

    Contaminated soil was taken from a former gas works in Attleborough in November 2006 to the racing circuit at Snetterton to form part of a bund to protect spectators, but the soil contained potentially harmful chemicals Swaffham Magistrates’ Court heard today (9/9). The waste should have been taken to a licensed waste site said Mrs Anne-Lise McDonald of the Environment Agency. Two companies were ...

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • EPA and SEPTA settle hazardous waste violations

    The US Environmental Protection Agency and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) have settled alleged violations of hazardous waste and underground storage tank regulations at nine SEPTA facilities. In addition to a $169,527 civil penalty, SEPTA has agreed to spend $1.1 million on a project that will provide significant environmental and public health benefits. SEPTA will ...

  • Boost for hazardous waste management in Cote d`Ivoire

    A new project launched this week by the United Nations Environment Programme will help the Government of Côte d'Ivoire and others in the region to manage hazardous waste, both within their countries and across borders. The initiative, funded by the Governments of the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark, aims to help address the issue of systemic weaknesses in controlling the movements of hazardous ...

  • Waste Management and 3E Company announce retail hazardous waste compliance solutions

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and 3E Company, a Verisk Analytics company (NASDAQ:  VRSK), today announced their new Retail Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions program, a comprehensive service that goes far beyond back-of-store waste pickups. The Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions provide retailers with the critical data, tools, and 24/7 customer service support they need to implement a ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • The HAZWOPER Training

     Certain industries are more at risk for being exposed to harmful substances than others. Employees who are regularly exposed or have the potential to be exposed to hazardous substances and wastes will benefit greatly from completing the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard or HAZWOPER training. Particularly, this includes those who are engaged in operations involving ...


    By The Asbestos Institute, Inc

  • Hazardous medical wastes targeted in $40-million joint UN-Indian project

    The United Nations agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability has teamed up with the Government of India in a $40-million pilot project to help the country’s healthcare system dispose of hazardous medical waste. “Every year, over 300,000 tons of medical waste is generated in India,” UN Industrial Development Organization ...


    By United Nations

  • U.S. EPA fines tucson facility $30,000 for hazardous waste violations

    Inspections at MRI Manufacturing and Research, Inc. in 2010 uncovered violations of federal standards governing the handling and storing of hazardous waste. In this case, the materials were industrial solvents used to manufacture medical devices, such as tubing for catheters. Among the violations were mislabeled or unlabeled containers, failure to provide proof of employee training and inadequate ...

  • Westerly, R.I. Company ordered to comply with hazardous waste requirements

    A Rhode Island company that conducts printing, coating and finishing of specialty fabrics has been ordered by EPA to come into compliance with federal hazardous waste management regulations. Bradford Printing and Finishing, LLC of Westerly was ordered to comply with the regulations it had violated. According to EPA, Bradford violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) by failing to ...

  • U.S. EPA fines Fremont facility $62,500 for hazardous waste violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Western Digital Corporation, a wafer fabrication facility that generates large quantities of hazardous wastes including solvents, acids and sulfates, $62,500 for the improper management of hazardous waste at its Fremont facility. A 2010 inspection at Western Digital Corporation uncovered violations of federal standards governing the handling and ...

  • Three phoenix area firms fined for hazardous waste violations

    Three Phoenix area companies were fined for violating state and federal hazardous waste laws, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. In separate actions, the manufacturing and processing companies will pay penalties that total $131,000. “We impose strict environmental controls to make sure hazardous waste is properly handled,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s ...

  • U.S. EPA Fines U.S. Pipe Company for Hazardous Waste Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Union City, Calif.-based United States Pipe and Foundry Company (U.S. Pipe) $158,000 for improperly managing “baghouse dust,” a hazardous waste containing cadmium and lead generated from iron pipe fabrication, under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA discovered in an August 2011 inspection that U.S. ...

  • EPA Inspections reveal hazardous waste violations at ABC Labs of Columbia, Mo.

    EPA Region 7 conducted Compliance Evaluation Inspections at Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories Inc.’s (ABC Labs’) two facilities in Columbia, Mo., in April 2012. The inspections revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste at each facility. The company has agreed to pay a $19,040 civil penalty to ...

  • U.S. Navy Settles hazardous waste violations at facility in Virginia Beach, Va.

    The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $32,800 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations and underground storage tank (UST) regulations at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story facility in Virginia Beach, Va. , the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the U.S. Navy for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), ...

  • Powercon Corp. settles hazardous waste violations at Severn, Md. facility

    Powercon Corporation has agreed to pay a $40,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its manufacturing facility in Severn, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of the settlement, Powercon has also implemented a recycling project that will significantly reduce its hazardous waste. The settlement addresses compliance with ...

  • Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Kronos Micronutrients to resolve violations of federal hazardous waste laws, according to an EPA settlement. The company is a fertilizer manufacturer in the town of Moxee, Washington, located in the Yakima Valley. Among the most serious violations EPA found during a June 2012 inspection at the facility was evidence of ...

  • EPA Settlement with Baltimore Companies Helps Provide Safe Handling of Hazardous Waste

    American Plating Service, Inc. and Monument Street Properties LLC have agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste storage regulations at a commercial metal plating and finishing facility in Baltimore, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. In a separate agreement with EPA, the companies further agreed to conduct a facility investigation ...

  • Maryland Air National Guard Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility

    In a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Air National Guard (MDANG), 175th Wing, has agreed to pay a $75,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its facility at 2701 Eastern Blvd., Baltimore, Md. EPA cited MDANG for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the federal law governing the treatment, ...

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