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  • WIH Resource Group Completes `CNG Fuel Use in Refuse Collection Vehicles (Garbage Trucks) Study` for The City of Tucson Arizona

    WIH Resource Group (WIH) was retained by the City of Tucson Arizona"s Environmental Services Department, to conduct a study on converting the City"s 46 refuse collection vehicles (garbage trucks) from biodiesel to natural gas (NG).  The Study analyzed switching to either Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a vehicle fuel. The Study was conducted by WIH ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has obtained a federal warrant to do the necessary cleanup work at the Superior Barrel & Drum company facility in Elk Township, New Jersey, where more than a thousand unlabeled or improperly labeled drums and other containers have been left in a state of disrepair. Many of the drums are leaking their contents onto the ground and are exposed to wind and ...

  • ECHA Releases Data Sharing Dispute Decisions under REACH and BPR

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) recently released 25 decisions on data sharing disputes under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) program and two decisions on data sharing disputes under the Biocides Product Regulation (BPR). Compensation for data sharing is to be determined under REACH and BPR by the same standard, that is, in a "fair, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Victory Energy Corporation Announces 3-D Seismic Data Acquisition of an Additional Eighteen Square Miles in Jones County, Texas

    Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, has acquired 3-D seismic data of an additional eighteen (18) square miles of acreage at its Jones County oil and gas project. This new acquisition brings the total area of mutual interest to eighty-two (82) square miles and adds supplementary expansion opportunities for the company. The company's ...


  • 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, ...


  • WIH Resource Group: CNG fuel use in garbage trucks

    WIH Resource Group (WIH) was retained by the City of Boise Idaho to conduct a study on converting the City's 25 refuse collection vehicles (garbage trucks) from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG). The Study was developed by WIH Resource Group (WIH) and was created from industry research and analysis of the current use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in refuse (municipal solid waste – MSW) ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

  • WIH Resource Group, Inc. (WIH) Forms Strategic Business Alliance with Quatred LLC

    Quatred LLC is a systems integrator and solution provider, assisting clients in the implementation of advanced “Touchless Technologies”©.  Quatred is committed to being a leader in deploying touchless technologies and integrating them with applications and business processes that make use of them, across all industries. ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • ECDC warns of upsurge of measles in Europe: unvaccinated people are at risk

    In 2007, several European countries experienced high numbers of measles cases, notably Switzerland, and to a lesser extent the United Kingdom (UK) and Romania (more than one case per 100,000 population per year). Full data for measles cases in Europe for 2007 can be found on the website of EUVAC.Net, a European Union (EU) -funded Surveillance Community Network for Vaccine Preventable Infectious ...

  • Entsorga-Enteco 2006: Technology & Logistics: Vehicles and tours designed to be efficient

    The flows of waste and recyclable products are currently being guided in completely new directions. In some cases this is due to environmental policy, in others to developments on the raw materials market. But whatever the cause, the segment of logistics systems for the waste disposal industry is now undergoing a comprehensive overhaul. ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Strong Demand in 2016 for FleetMind/Street Smart Vision™ by McNeilus Fleet Management Solution

    FleetMind Solutions and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, reported today significant market traction in 2016 for their Street Smart Vision system, the SSV10 “smart” truck solution that combines McNeilus refuse collection vehicles with FleetMind’s mobile onboard computer and DVR platform. “In 2016 we added 15 new waste and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Illegal Spanish opencast mine fined €170m

    A fine of €170m has been imposed on Spain’s largest private mining company for operating an opencast coal mine for 11 years without environmental or planning permission. The fine is by far the largest ever imposed in Europe for an environmental offence, ENDS believes. The Spanish penalty was set by the municipality of Villablino in accordance with statutes of the regional administration of ...

  • Revisions to Biocidal Product Regulation in the European Union

    On May 22, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted the Biocidal Products Regulation (EC Regulation 528/2012) (BPR), which will replace and repeal the Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) (98/8/EC) currently in effect for regulating biocidal active substances and biocidal products. The BPR entered into force on July 17, 2012, with many new provisions going into effect on September 1, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Revisions to Biocidal Product Regulation in the European Union

    On May 22, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted the Biocidal Products Regulation (EC Regulation 528/2012) (BPR), which will replace and repeal the Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) (98/8/EC) currently in effect for regulating biocidal active substances and biocidal products. The BPR entered into force on July 17, 2012, with many new provisions going into effect on September 1, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Global Markets for Gasifiers - Market Drivers, Applications, Market Segments

    Gasification is a centuries–old thermochemical energy conversion technology that has slowly achieved modernity over the decades. The technology is undergoing its third evolutionary surge. Fuel shortages in WWII spurred widespread adoption for vehicle fuels. The oil crisis 1973 spurred a re–evaluation and renewed development. Rising oil prices, globally increasing fuel demand, and ...


  • GBB to Provide Independent Review of City of Charlotte’s Solid Waste Services Department

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by the City of Charlotte, NC, to perform an independent review of the City’s Solid Waste Services (SWS) Department. With the objective of identifying potential opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness, the GBB Project Team will review and analyze operations, consult with stakeholders, ...

  • Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

    It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are smelly, noisy, can harm some wildlife species, plus they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • OSPAR Commission's Harmonized Offshore Chemical Notification Format

    The OSPAR Commission's (OSPAR) Harmonized Offshore Chemical Notification Format (HOCNF) is of paramount importance for a wide range of personnel, including chemical manufacturers and product manufacturers whose products are used on an offshore oil platform. Despite its significance, many in the U.S. are largely unaware of its role in the petrochemical community. We describe the program generally ...


    By Acta Group

  • Violations issued against Duke for coal ash spill

    North Carolina regulators issued notice to Duke Energy on Friday that the company will be cited for violating environmental standards in connection with a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge. Two formal notices issued by the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources cite Duke for ...


    By Associated Press

  • US drilling states guided on handling quakes

    A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater. The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent - ...


    By Associated Press

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