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  • EPA Announces Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressmember Rodney P. Frelinghuysen today announced the successful removal of 75 drums and containers of hazardous waste from the Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund site in Rockaway Township, NJ. The officials were in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties to review and assess progress on Superfund cleanups at five ...

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • eDay takes aim at NZ’s electronic waste

    Haul out that old Commodore 64 and ‘brick’ phone, because eDay is here again. eDay is designed to encourage the public to dispose of things like old computers and mobile phones in an environmentally sustainable way. It will be held on 4th of October in over thirty locations around New Zealand. eDay will be operating in centres from Kaikohe in the north all the way through to Invercargill in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Three companies fined for illegal waste activities

    Three companies have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the illegal depositing of construction and demolition waste, for the purpose of building a haul road at Hurst Plantation near Doncaster. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Now Uses Rail Transportation as Green Solution for Waste

    The energy that is used in the transport of waste to distant areas depletes energy resources. In order to combat the energy waste that is involved in transporting waste via truck to distant landfills, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is now transporting waste along railways, which saves thousands of gallons of fuel, minimizing the impacts on the environment. “People often ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • PyroGenesis waste-to-energy technology passes another crucial milestone

    PyroGenesis Canada Inc.'s plasma waste-to-energy system technology has passed a major test and may soon be going to sea. The Montreal-based environmental solutions company that designs, develops and manufactures plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products has announced the successful design, construction and testing of one of its Plasma Arc Waste Destruction Systems (PAWDS) for use ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Army Agrees to Temporarily Stop Shipment of Nerve Agent Waste to Texas

    An incredible victory for protecting public health and the environment occurred this week as the U.S. Army agreed to temporarily suspend shipments of extremely toxic VX warfare agent by-products to Texas from Indiana while the federal court in Terre Haute, Indiana sets a date for an Injunction Hearing on the matter. Citizens groups including CLEAN, joined by two national organizations - the ...

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry - Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry-Industry & Market Report, published annually , contains timely and accurate industry statistics, ...


    By Research and Markets

  • TexCom Expands E&P Waste Disposal Capability at M.B. Environmental Services Subsidiary

    TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company for the oil and gas industry, today announced that its M.B. Environmental Services (MBE) subsidiary has drilled and completed a second injection well at its oilfield waste disposal facilities in Chambers County, located halfway between Beaumont and Houston, Texas. Since 1998, this facility has operated a single injection ...


    By Marketwire

  • Internationally Proven Sustainable Solution for all dust problems in the mining industry worldwide

    Please view our web sites are for detailed information on the most superior dust suppressant available for mining operations.  Cypher Environmental Ltd. ships this highly effective and liability free (no chlorides or other hazardous chemicals) from Mongolia to South America including the largest mining company in the world.  We also supply EarthZyme for the haul road construction ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • U.S. EPA finishes cleanup at cadie auto Salvage in Belvidere, Ill. (IL)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 announced today the completion of an emergency cleanup of hazardous materials at Cadie Auto Salvage in Belvidere, Ill.. The site, located at 1451 McKinley Ave., previously was used as an auto hauling and salvage yard until the business closed in 2007. EPA contractors removed approximately 250 compressed gas cylinders and 60 drums and other containers. ...

  • Discovery Science Center's Eco Challenge Exhibit Creates "Green Superheroes" in Orange County

    Discovery Science Center and OC Waste and Recycling have partnered to bring a state-of-the-art, environmentally themed, eco-friendly exhibit to Orange County opening on September 1, 2011. Eco Challenge is an interactive exhibit area that combines elements of OC Waste and Recycling's mission to protect the environment and promote recycling with Discovery Science Center's ability to merge ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Three Southern California Metal Companies to spend more than $196,000 for Federal Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the conclusion of three recent investigations of Southern California metal finishing companies which will collectively spend more than $196,650 for hazardous waste and Clean Water Act violations. All three facilities are located along the I-710 freeway corridor where the effects of pollution are disproportionately higher than in other areas ...

  • Pennsylvania Trash Dumper Fined $5.7 Million

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined Fredrick Thebes and his sons, Christopher Thebes and Douglas Thebes a hefty $5.7 million for illegally disposing waste on their property in Centre Township, Perry County. The three men are the owners of Fred D. Thebes & Sons Inc. and Dynamite Disposal Inc., a ...

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • Washington Starts Clean Up of Three Million Junk Tires

    OLYMPIA, Washington (ENS) - The Washington state Department of Ecology has awarded a contract to a team of companies to clean up tire piles in four counties. Tire Disposal and Recycling, a Portland-based business, and L&S Tire from Lakewood and Spokane will remove some 381,700 tires from 16 sites under the $632,000 contract. 'These abandoned tire piles pose a threat to ...

  • World`s Largest And Most Extensive Material Processing System Is Open For Business

      MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), today officially flipped the switch on the world's largest recycling operation, which can process up to 110 tons-per-hour of multiple waste streams, and sets a new standard for the recycling industry.  ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

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