hazardous waste permit News

  • National lab reports violations of hazardous waste permit

    An extensive review at one of the nation's premier federal laboratories has turned up violations in how the lab handled hundreds of containers of radioactive waste over the past decade. The latest revelations are on top of the permit violations Los Alamos National Laboratory first reported last year in the wake of a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on the Agency’s proposal to renew the operating permit for Veolia ES Technical Solutions’ hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois. EPA initially issued a Clean Air Act permit for this facility on Sept. 12, 2008. Most requirements in the current permit would remain in place under the terms of the draft permit ...

  • EPA accepting comments on proposed Lafarge hazardous waste permit

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 will accept public comments until Sept. 30 on Lafarge North America's request for a hazardous waste management permit at its Paulding, Ohio, facility. EPA has scheduled a 45-day comment period from Aug. 15-Sept. 30. Written comments must be postmarked by midnight, Sept. 30 and should be sent to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Land and Chemicals ...

  • Sewer use discharge permit renewal application, hazardous waste

    Completing your Sewer Use Discharge Permit Renewal Application provides an opportunity to check your compliance with DEP and MWRA hazardous waste regulations. The MWRA requires you list and estimate the liquids or sludge amounts removed from your facility each year. This information is easily gathered from a call to your local waste removal vendor(s) or by reviewing your hazardous waste ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • Kansas department of health and environment and EPA renew hazardous waste permit for ash grove cement in Chanute, Kan. (KS)

    After extensive public participation and comprehensive technical evaluation, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 (EPA) have agreed to renew the Hazardous Waste Permit for Ash Grove Cement Company in Chanute, Kan. Ash Grove began burning hazardous waste as fuel in 1988 and built a new kiln system in 2000. The new kiln system ...

  • Final hazardous waste permit modifications issued for Bannister federal complex in Kansas City, Mo.

    EPA Region 7 and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources have issued final hazardous waste permit modifications that will allow better coordination of environmental investigations and hasten the cleanup of the Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Mo. The two environmental agencies issued the permit modifications to the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. General Services ...

  • EPA seeks public comment on draft permits for romulus hazardous waste underground injection wells

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of a public comment period on draft permits for two underground hazardous waste injection wells that Environmental Geo-Technologies seeks to reopen at 28470 Citrin Drive in Romulus, Michigan. The company has also applied to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for an air permit and a license to operate this facility. ...

  • Scorpex Receives Federal Permit

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") today announces it has received its Use of Soil Permit from the Mexican federal government. The Use of Soil Permit is the most significant permit the Company has received to date for its first full service waste disposal and recycling facility near Ensenada, Mexico. The Use of Soil Permit is a crucial environmental approval from the Secretariat ...


    By Marketwire

  • Scorpex Granted Federal Permit

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") today announces it has received its Use of Soil Permit from the Mexican federal government. The Use of Soil Permit is the most significant permit the Company has received to date for its first full service waste disposal and recycling facility near Ensenada, Mexico. The Use of Soil Permit is a crucial environmental approval from the Secretariat ...


    By Marketwire

  • Hazardous waste was to be used on farm land

    Two companies have today been fined for waste offences involving mixing hazardous used drawing soap with compost to spread on fields. Land Network pleaded guilty to three offences at their site at Sturgate Airfield, Upton in Gainsborough between 3 June 2009 and 25 February 2010. The company admitted accepting hazardous drawing soap as well as welding rod waste, neither of which are biodegradable ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Scorpex Announces Final Phase of Permits

    Scorpex, Inc. (Pinksheets:SRPX) (the "Company"), an emerging leader of industrial, hazardous and toxic waste disposal services in the Baja Mexico/California region, announces its final phase of approvals and permitting for its initial site near the City of Ensenada, Mexico. The Company expects approval of its final Use of Soil Permit from Ensenada soon. Scorpex anticipates approval of its zoning ...


    By Scorpex International, Inc.

  • EPA Settles With Anchorage Companies for Hazardous Waste Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with UIC Roofing and UIC Construction in Anchorage, Alaska for alleged mishandling of hazardous waste in violation of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). “Improperly managing hazardous waste puts people and our environment at risk from exposure to harmful substances,” said Ed Kowalski, Director of EPA’s ...

  • EPA and DOE to Resolve Hanford Hazardous Waste Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (US DOE) have resolved alleged violations of hazardous waste requirements at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. By ensuring that hazardous waste management is conducted in accordance with all applicable requirements, EPA helps protect cleanup workers, first responders and the public from unnecessary exposure ...

  • Somerset landowner fined for burying hazardous waste

    A landowner who buried asbestos and other demolition waste at a farm near Taunton, Somerset, has been ordered to pay £2,334.68 in fines and costs. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Taunton Magistrates Court heard how Michael James obtained planning permission to convert the farm buildings at Allerford Farm, Taunton, into a mixture of industrial and residential units. James ...

  • Defra presents new strategy for hazardous waste

    The Government has launched a new strategy for hazardous waste management in England in a bid to clarify how it plans to divert such waste from landfill and boost levels of reuse and recycling. The strategy has been produced to underpin the practical application of the revised European Union Waste ...

  • US revises standards for hazardous waste combustion

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for new and existing hazardous waste combustors on October 12, 2005. The April 8, 2008 amendments to this rule revise or clarify several compliance and monitoring provisions in the October 12, 2005 rule. In addition, these amendments correct several omissions and typographical ...

  • 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 ...

  • Weather Station Customization for Hazardous Waste Disposal

    Columbia Weather Systems offers software and hardware customization for applications whose weather monitoring requirements aren’t met by our standard systems. US Ecology Idaho is just such a case. The company’s Grand View, Idaho facility treats and disposes hazardous waste, non-hazardous industrial waste and low-activity radioactive ...

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