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  • 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. ...

  • Drilling mud and fluid testing for reuse or disposal

    Oil-based drilling fluids are using in the oil industry during oil exploration as a lubricant. The disposing of mud overboard on offshore oil platforms (FPSOs) or from land-based oil rigs is regulated and requires monitoring. The fluids are also expensive and its common practice to reclaim the drilling fluids from the mud for reuse. Sitelab's portable UVF analyzers are very sensitive to these ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • EPA plans to regulate coal ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash, are byproducts of the combustion of coal at power plants and are disposed of in liquid form at large surface impoundments and in solid form at landfills. The residuals ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EA spells out changes in contam land rules

    Changes in regulations covering the disposal of contaminated soil have been mapped out by the Environment Agency for those working in the land remediation sector.   The agency has ...

  • Interior issues new drilling rule on public land

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production. The new draft rule ...


    By Associated Press

  • Local man pleads guilty to illegal waste disposal in Belbroughton

    On 18 June, Giles Detheridge of Belbroughton, pleaded guilty at Redditch Magistrates’ Court to one charge relating to the illegal depositing of waste. Mr Detheridge was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £3,835.37 in costs, along with a £15 victim surcharge. The charge was brought by the Environment Agency under Regulation 12(1) and 38(1) (b) of the Environmental Permitting ...

  • Nuclear regulators to review environmental modelling for radiation safety

    Issues of radiation safety and environmental protection go hand in hand. At the IAEA last week, experts from 40 countries examined the transfer of radionuclides to plant and animal life, to improve how risks are assessed and ultimately reduced. 'All nuclear facilities and uranium mines, in their day-to-day activities, release some amount of radioactive effluents into the environment, transferring ...

  • The remediation industry waits for regulation to catch up

    The progress of brownfield development has been a chequered one. The government has made much of its desire to promote the use of such sites for new housing – setting targets and offering 150% tax relief as an incentive for developers to build on them. But a raft of conflicting legislation has led to widespread confusion over remediation, and with the latest call for more new housing, can ...

  • Two months to clear waste tyres from farm land

    For two years Adrian Last illegally stored waste tyres on disused farm land in Louth while trading as The Branch/Crusade on Waste. Skegness Magistrates Court was told yesterday (Thursday) that in November last year Last was served with a notice requiring him to remove the tyres by 25 January 2013. He did not comply with the notice. The Court has now ordered him to clear the site by midday on ...

  • Contaminated land capital grant funding for England cut by nearly 80%

    The Contaminated Land Capital Grant Programme has been reduced by 64% compared to the 2010/11 budget with a total of just £4.35 million now available under the scheme for bids made in 2011/2012. The initial budget last year was £17.5 million for local authorities with an additional £2.439 million available for the Environment Agency; however this was subject to an in-year ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • State Law Preempts Colorado City`s Ban On Fracking, Waste Disposal, Judge Rules

    State law preempts a ban on hydraulic fracturing and the storage and disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste in the city of Longmont, Colo., a district court ruled July 24 (Colo. Oil and Gas Ass'n v. Longmont, 20th Jud. Dist., 2013-cv-63,order 7/24/14). Judge D.D. Mallard, district court judge in Boulder County, ruled the voter-approved fracking ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Toledo to Dispose of Biosolids Sludge on the Shores of Lake Erie Ohio-N-Viro Comments

    N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB: NVIC) responds to yesterday's Toledo Blade article headline link here, Toledo officials argue over how to handle sewage ...

  • More than 1.4 billion pounds of harmful air, land, and water pollution to be reduced

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the release of its annual enforcement and compliance results. In fiscal year (FY) 2010, EPA took enforcement and compliance actions that require polluters to pay more than $110 million in civil penalties and commit to spend an estimated $12 billion on pollution controls, cleanup, and environmental projects that benefit communities. ...

  • EPA issues annual report on chemicals released into land, air and water in New York; finch paper, Eastman Kodak and Danskammer Power Plant top the list of NY Polluters (NY)

    The annual U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on the amount of toxic chemicals released to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New York State in 2009 showed a decrease over the past reporting year. The Toxics Release Inventory report issued today by EPA covered 646 New York facilities that are required to report their releases to the Agency. Total releases to land, ...

  • EPA issues rule on carbamate wastes

    On June 13, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a direct final rule to revise the Land Disposal Restriction (LDR) treatment standard for carbamate wastes to ensure that the wastes are adequately treated before land disposal to minimize risks to people’s health and the environment. Carbamate wastes are wastes generated from the production of pesticides, herbicides, ...

  • Final amendment to the US hazardous waste listing

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is amending the F019 hazardous waste listing to facilitate the use of aluminum in automobiles, light trucks and utility vehicles. This action will encourage motor vehicle manufacturers to use more aluminum parts, producing vehicles that are lighter. Lighter vehicles are capable of increased gas mileage and decreased exhaust air emissions, including ...

  • Interior allows more comments for drilling rule

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas - and their critics - will have 60 more days to comment on a new rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on public lands. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the extension Thursday after industry groups and environmentalists said they needed more time to digest a 171-page "fracking" rule issued last month. The rule requires companies for ...


    By Associated Press

  • GBP£43,920 penalty for unpermitted waste activities

    On 26 September 2013, Wolverhampton based company S&B Waste Management & Recycling Limited and John Chamberlain (61) of Halesowen, were both sentenced after pleading guilty at Stafford Magistrates’ Court to waste offences. The charges related to the unpermitted operation of a waste management facility on land in Essington. The charge against S & B Waste Management & ...

  • Statement from EPA on coal ash

    WASHINGTON - EPA's pending decision on regulating coal ash waste from power plants, expected this month, will be delayed for a short period due to the complexity of the analysis the agency is currently finishing. As part of her commitment to ensuring the protection of public health and the environment regarding coal ash, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson had set a deadline to complete the ...

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