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  • Solve SEC and CERCLA asbestos liability

    At the same time forward-looking industry leaders are challenged by the uncertainties posed by the rising tide of state and federal environmental regulatory requirements, many utilities are engaged in rear guard actions, fighting the regulatory ghosts of industry practices discontinued decades ago. Until the latter part of the 20th century, the marriage of asbestos and the power industry seemed a ...


    By ABCOV Companies , LLC

  • U.S. EPA ’s enforcement efforts yield nearly $300 million in environmental improvements in California in 2006

    SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement program secured nearly $300 million in on-the-ground environmental improvements in fiscal year 2006, as well as an additional $2 million in commitments from responsible parties to fund community projects with expanded environmental benefits. The EPA took 248 enforcement actions against businesses and government ...

  • US Ecology, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results

    US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) ("the Company") today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter 2010 Results Net income for the fourth quarter of 2010 was $4.5 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, up 71% from $2.6 million, or $0.15 per diluted share posted in the fourth quarter of 2009. The upturn in revenue was driven by strong volume ...


  • Maryland Department of the Environment issues 25 enforcement actions

    Today the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) announced twenty-five recent enforcement actions resulting in penalties totaling $366,750 in response to violations of MDE requirements for waste, water, and air and radiation waste management. “The Maryland Department of the Environment’s top priority is to protect public health,” said MDE Secretary Shari T. Wilson. “A consistent baseline ...

  • Managing Hydrofracking Data in Cloud

     There is little dispute in both scientific and business communities that groundwater protection and water usage in general at hydrofracking sites provide the biggest challenges for this young and promising industry. To date, criticism of fracking has focused mainly on concerns that the chemicals energy companies are mixing with the water could contaminate underground aquifers. Although ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 248 decisions, including 58 reasoned ...

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