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  • AIRE Industrial and Master Environmental reach distribution agreement

    AIRE Industrial teams up with Master Environmental (http://www.masterenvironmental.com) to expand and develop the Treasure Valley’s spill response and secondary containment market.AIRE Industrial, a manufacturer of flexible spill containment products, fuel and water storage tanks and drip containment products has signed an agreement with Master Environmental, ...


    By Master Environmental, Inc

  • Companies settle alleged environmental violations at Hercules Franklin Plant in Courtland, Va.

    The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached a settlement with Hercules Inc. and GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. who have agreed to pay a $700,000 penalty for alleged violations of several federal environmental laws. In an earlier January 2011 settlement, Eastman Specialty Chemicals, Inc., which owned and operated a portion of the ...

  • Oil Spills costly for three New England companies

    Three New England companies will pay penalties to resolve allegations that they violated federal oil storage regulations. The companies have operations in all six New England states, and two own and operate multiple oil storage facilities. Rice Oil Co. of Greenfield, Massachusetts; Irving Oil Co., a Canadian company with U.S. operations based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Mantrose-Haeuser ...

  • Center for medical science chemical kill system

    Practical Applications, Inc. (PAI), a leading environmental company, recently commissioned the chemical/biological decontamination system (chemical kill system) at the Center For Medical Science in Albany, NY. The Practical Applications, Inc. (PAI) Model# 1792 Chemical Kill System is designed to chemically treat waste water generated by the Center for Medical Science (CMS) laboratory prior to ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • As BakerCorp continues to expand its global reach, it marks the one-year anniversary of its first branch in France

    BakerCorp announced today that its Le Havre Branch in Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon in Normandy, France, has marked its one-year anniversary. The location is one of more than 90 branches around the globe in Europe, United States, Canada and Mexico. It’s an expansive reach that allows Baker to deliver the world’s leading inventory of rental storage tanks and application expertise to customers requiring ...


    By BakerCorp

  • Take this jar shelve it

    If there is something that all laboratories have in common, it is bottles and bottles of chemicals. And if we are not diligent in handling and storing these bottles properly, problems will arise. Those problems can run the gamut from mildly inconvenient to life-threateningly serious. Keep reading to learn how to avoid mishaps from mishandled chemicals. Previous articles laid the groundwork for ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Turning up the gas to face a job`s unique challenges

    When BakerCorp Regional Branch Manager Derrell Miller received a call requesting 80 frac tanks, he thought it was a mistake—requests for 80 frac tanks just don’t happen every day. Nevertheless, Derrell had heard correctly and was about to embark on a project so extensive it would test the logistical coordination and stamina of the Baker team. Lake Charles, Louisiana, is home to one of only four ...


    By BakerCorp

  • Two N.H. companies face fines for oil spill prevention violations (NH)

    Two New Hampshire companies with facilities that store significant amounts of oil each face penalties of up to $177,500 for their failure to take adequate precautions to prevent and contain oil spills, in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. According to complaints issued recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Munce’s Superior and Munce’s Superior Petroleum ...

  • Deadline to prepare farm SPCC plan is November 10th, 2011

    The Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulatory requirements for farming, ranching and other agricultural operations are outlined in The Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Code of Regulations 40 CFR 112.  As part of these new rules an SPCC Plan is required by all facilities subject to the regulation and is designed to help prevent any discharge of oil into ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • EPA Reaches Settlement with Coastal Energy of Willow Springs, Mo., for Clean Water Act, Emergency Planning Violations

    EPA Region 7 and Coastal Energy Corporation, Willow Springs, Mo., recently reached a proposed settlement valued at more than $200,000 to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). The settlement requires Coastal to pay $25,000 in cash penalties and complete more than $175,000 in supplemental environmental projects. Coastal Energy ...

  • EcoSolids Process wins bottle against SAS

    Newly launched in the UK and Europe, the Eco-Solids Process is a continuous stabilisation process for treating all types of sewage sludge, including sludges that contain a proportion of hard to handle Surplus/Secondary Activated Sludge (SAS). Available exclusively from Eco-Solids International, the process not only produces an enhanced treated biosolid and income-generating product (which exceeds ...


    By Ecosolids International Ltd

  • Idaho oil distributor pays $15,000 penalty for inadequate spill prevention measures (ID, WA)

    John C. Berry & Sons, Inc. agreed to pay a $15,000 fine for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its oil storage and distribution facility in Idaho Falls, Idaho under an order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. During an August 2009 inspection of the facility, inspectors noted several violations of Clean Water Act regulations including: The failure to prepare an ...

  • EPA Settlement Yields Improved Ability for Nantucket Company to Respond to Oil Spills

    Harbor Fuel, a facility that stores large amounts of fuel on Nantucket, has improved the facility’s oil spill prevention techniques and will acquire an emergency response spill trailer and other equipment/supplies that will help protect Nantucket’s unique and vulnerable environment from oil spills, under the terms of a settlement with EPA for allegedly failing to adequately prepare ...

  • 3 facilities agree to pay penalties totaling US$226,132 for oil spill planning failures

    Three southern New England facilities that store over a million gallons of oil each agreed to pay penalties for failing to take adequate precaution to prevent and contain oil spills. Specifically, EPA alleges that the following oil storage facilities had failed to adequately prepare and maintain Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure plans (commonly called “SPCC” plans) and/or ...

  • Camlab receives EEDA grant to develop innovative tamper proof closure

    The East of England Development Agency (EEDA) has awarded Camlab a £40,000 grant from its 'Proof of Concept Fund' to further develop an innovative tamper proof plastic closure system designed to provide secure sample collection for storage and transportation applications in a number of industries. Camlab’s novel Double Tamper Proof closure provides significant security for transport and storage ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • MIOX selected to treat water for Lakehaven utility district

    MIOX Corporation has been selected by Lakehaven Utility District to supply a RIO™ M3 on-site mixed oxidant generator in King County, Washington. The RIO unit has a 300 pound per day capacity to treat the 10 MGD facility. The Lakehaven District, which is located between Seattle and Tacoma, includes 350 miles of mainline, 27 pump stations and two secondary wastewater treatment plants, the Redondo ...

  • Sourcing the best water tank liners

    Water tank liners are part of water retention systems which are often overlooked. However, anyone who has a had a tank liner installed in their pressed steel, concrete or galvanised tank will know that without a flexible, durable liner supported by a protective underlay, your tank is left vulnerable to cracking or the onset of corrosion and ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Cox Operating, LLC, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

    The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Cox Operating, LLC, of New Orleans, Louisiana, $29,400 for violating federal Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations at two of its oil production facilities in Louisiana. A January 24, 2012, inspection at the facilities found numerous violations including failure to conduct adequate self-inspections as required by SPCC ...

  • Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules

    Wondrack Distributing, Inc. violated federal oil spill prevention and response rules at its Yakima, Washington fuel distribution facility, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA found multiple violations of Clean Water Act spill prevention rules and spill response requirements at the facility. “Companies that store large amounts of fuel must be prepared ...

  • Major environmental issues arising for Haiti recovery

    Two weeks after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January, a massive humanitarian operation is underway and aid is beginning to reach those who desperately need it in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas. The most urgent priorities remain water, health care, shelter and food. Thanks to a team of senior experts on the ground, UNEP continues to provide technical assistance ...

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