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  • U.S. Army Accused of Hiding Chemical Weapons Information

    BEREA, Kentucky, October 23, 2007 (ENS) - Citizen groups trying to stop the U.S. Army from shipping waste from deadly VX nerve agent from Indiana across eight states to Port Arthur, Texas say sources who wish to remain anonymous told the groups that the Army had withheld crucial information from the public and a federal judge during a hearing on the shipments last July. Based ...

  • Treatment of Different Wastes by Supercritical Water Oxidation

    Abstract If left to conventional treatment processes, the destruction of toxic organic wastewaters and associated sludge volume reduction clearly becomes an overwhelming problem. Two options, incineration and supercritical water oxidation (SCWO), exist for the complete destruction of toxic wastewaters and organic sludges. Incineration has associated problems such as very high cost and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • SEPA welcomes Energy from Waste report findings

    Two reports published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), evaluate waste treatment technologies and their benefits to sustainable waste management. The reports, which have been carried out by leading environmental research consultants AEA and Jacobs, bring together key recommendations on the future of energy recovery in Scotland. The Evaluation of Energy from Biowaste Arisings ...

  • Eriez new eccentric rotor for RevX-E® eddy current separator

    Eriez, world leading authority in magnetic separation, announce the release of a new rotor design for its RevX-E® eddy current separator, Eriez’ most recent addition to its extensive line of recycling equipment. The new design of the eccentric magnetic rotor brings the greatest recovery of valuable non ferrous metals for application in automobile shredding, glass cullet, plastics, ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Mining metals from heat-treated landfill proven to be economically viable

    Mining metals from landfill sites can be economically viable, a recent project in the US has demonstrated. Approximately 34 352 tonnes of metals, conservatively valued at US$7.42 million (€6.67 million) were recovered from the 8 hectare ashfill site, according to researchers who analysed the project. Across the world, mountains of municipal solid waste (MSW) are produced — and ...

  • Panel backs plan for Nuclear Waste Disposal near Lake Huron

    A Canadian advisory panel Wednesday endorsed a fiercely debated plan to bury waste from nuclear power plants less than a mile from Lake Huron, saying it had concluded the project would pose no danger to the environment. The Joint Review Panel made its recommendation in a report to Canada's environment minister, Leona Aglukkaq, who is expected ...


    By Associated Press

  • Failures on climate targets show need for AD - ADBA

    Reacting to the publication today [30 June] of the 3rd Review from the Committee on Climate Change, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: “Despite all the talk from Government, the Committee on Climate Change has shown that we’re moving no closer to meeting climate change targets – and last year we moved in the opposite direction. “The ...

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...

  • Ahlstrom announces paper release liner recycling initiative in Europe

    Ahlstrom, a global high performance materials company, and a leading producer of release papers, has today announced a new initiative for recycling silicone coated paper release liners used by the pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) label industry. This sustainability initiative aims to collect silicone coated supercalendered papers (commonly known as "glassine") once they have been utilized as ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Low Frequency Noise – the XL2 now offers a valuable toolbox for effective assessment

    The Data Explorer PC software for the XL2 Sound Level Meter now includes a series of professional tools for detailed analysis of low-frequency noise (LFN). The graphical representation of time varying frequency components offers an efficient process for identifying the presence and level of LFN. Also the associated high quality audio recording supports further correlation with the objective ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • China: environment protection sector profile - Guangdong

    The Pearl River Delta and its surrounding provinces in South China are growing economically at a rate faster than any other region in the world. Guangdong Province is South China's economic powerhouse with more than 60,000 foreign enterprises doing business in the region since 1979. Guangdong is nationally number one in GDP, urban population income, retail sales, exports and imports. Without a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Integrated, Low-cost Solutions Are the Way Forward for Municipal Solid Waste Management Services

    The growing volume of municipal solid waste (MSW) and strict waste management legislation – dictating the need to reduce waste, raise recycling levels, and lower landfilling levels – are driving the global MSW management services market. Waste management companies are establishing efficient collection systems and strengthening their recycling capabilities to adhere to the legislations ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Canada’s most contaminated site may finally receive the treatment it needs

    At one time, Nova Scotia produced almost 50% of Canada’s steel. When production ceased in 2001, a legacy of contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater remained, bearing such contaminants as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), PCBs, and heavy metals. What remains today is one million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment spread over, an area spanning 68 hectares, at two major sites - the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • British Public Could Lose the Right of Public Comment

    LONDON, UK, July 13, 2007 (ENS) - An application to build a waste incinerator on the site of London's beloved St. Paul's Cathedral was delivered to the Corporation of London's Planning Office on Monday. The application was made by Planning Disaster, a coalition of British environmental organizations representing more than two million people.The application was withdrawn on Tuesday. Its sole ...

  • EPA terminates negotiations with Dow Chemical on river clean-ups

    US Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has stopped its negotiations with Dow Chemical aimed at a settlement to conduct a study and interim cleanup actions for dioxin contamination in the Tittabawassee River system. 'EPA does not believe that the deal Dow is offering goes far enough,' said Ralph Dollhopf, Associate Director for the Superfund Division of EPA's Regional Office in Chicago. 'Key ...

  • Newark Mayor, Apollo Alliance Pledge to Green the City

    NEWARK, New Jersey, October 2, 2007 (ENS) - As part of the Clinton Global Initiative held in New York last week, the Apollo Alliance and the city of Newark made a commitment to help Newark become a national showcase for sustainable development. The aim of this effort is to ultimately engage and touch the lives of Newark's two million residents, especially those in its most economically ...

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • Biowaste challenges and opportunities in the coming decade

    Facing up to the challenges of dealing with biowastes over the next decade will need the right balance of controls and incentives to encourage the reuse of waste while protecting the environment and human health, according to the UK Environment Agency. The United Kingdom produces over 100 million tonnes of biodegradable waste every year, enough to fill approximately 25 Wembley stadiums, and most ...

  • Long-awaited dioxins report released; EPA says low doses risky but most people safe

    After 21 years of wrangling over health threats, uncertain science and industry pressure, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released its health assessment of dioxins defining how toxic they are. A group of about 30 toxic compounds, including the infamous chemical in Agent Orange, dioxins ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Environnement S.A has launched 8 new products at Pollutec

    1. Air quality: ecodesign, operational cost reduction & best metrology, now for sales Leading player in the environmental monitoring, Environnement S.A has launched a new generation of eco-designed analyzers. Dedicated to the measurement of pollutants such as O3, CO and SO2 the e-Series analyzers O342e, CO12e and AF22e are QAL1 certified by the German TÜV and approved by ...


    By ENVEA

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