solid waste permit preparation News

  • EPA Finalizes Air Permit for Proposed Arecibo Solid Waste Facility

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its final approval of an air permit for the construction and operation of a new 77 megawatt solid waste facility, owned by Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC’s, at the former site of Global Fibers Paper Mill in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The permit requires Energy Answers to use the best available control technology to reduce air pollutants to ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Gregory Canyon Ltd., announces final permitting stages imminent

    SAN DIEGO – April 22, 2009 – the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board issued the tentative Waste Discharge Requirements for the Gregory Canyon Project and has set a date in August 2009 for final Board approval of the Permit.Schedule for Final PermitsThe Gregory Project has land use entitlements (through the initiative election) and the Solid Waste Facilities Permit. On Monday April ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Vancouver clean tech company preparing new technology for space

    A Vancouver clean tech company may soon be launching some of its new technology into space. Saltworks Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract to deliver a pilot water unit to NASA. The unit will be used for testing the water recovery systems and processes at NASA ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • EPA Settles With Anchorage Companies for Hazardous Waste Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with UIC Roofing and UIC Construction in Anchorage, Alaska for alleged mishandling of hazardous waste in violation of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). “Improperly managing hazardous waste puts people and our environment at risk from exposure to harmful substances,” said Ed Kowalski, Director of EPA’s ...

  • Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared with $182 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of over 5%. Revenues for the first ...


  • Briones Says The Patented Batch Oxidation System (BOS) Is A Zero Waste Technology

    “The Batch Oxidation System is the most environmentally sound method for waste disposal at the same time as alternative source of clean energy that are allowed under Philippine Environmental Laws and the Renewable Energy Law.” Ruth P. Briones, the Lead Convenor of the Zero Waste Movement and Chair of Greenergy Solutions ( ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Monitors arrive after radioactive waste site fire in Nevada

    Radiation wasn't immediately detected during fly-overs of a burned trench containing long-buried radioactive waste at a commercial disposal site in rural southern Nevada, state and federal officials said Monday. Ground testing was scheduled next, headed by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency radiological emergency team sent to the site about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility

    Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, together with Maureen O’Mara, Special Agent in Charge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s criminal enforcement program in the Southeast, announces: Leading Edge Aviation Services, Inc. (Leading Edge), a corporation headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, was sentenced today by United States ...

  • Bannister federal complex plan represents significant step forward in resolving environmental issues

    A formal permit modification request by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the General Services Administration (GSA) for the Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Mo., represents a significant step forward in resolving the property’s long-term environmental issues under a single, comprehensive plan, officials of EPA Region 7 and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) ...

  • Green Energy Renewable Solutions Provides Update on Highland Park Recycling Operations

    Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: EWRL) is pleased to provide an update on recycling operations at its Highland Park, Michigan facility. Green Energy purchased a 5-acre parcel of land in Highland Park, Michigan in November 2011 and began preparation of the site to receive construction and demolition ("C&D") waste.  The site is cleared and most of the necessary equipment is ...


  • Elizabeth A. Rice Joins GBB as Consultant I

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth A. Rice has joined the firm as Consultant I. A 2011 graduate of Columbia University with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering, she first joined GBB as a 2010 summer intern/research assistant where she gained experience in researching recycling and collection programs and Waste-to-Energy (WTE) ...

  • Swan Hills - a profile

    Located in Swan Hills, Alberta, the Swan Hills Treatment Centre (SHTC), operated by Earth Tech Inc., has been operating as Canada’s only fully-integrated, hazardous waste treatment facility for over 20 years. As landfills become more scarce and unacceptable forms of waste management more ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Columbia, N.H. Sand and Gravel Facility Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations

    CSG Holdings, Inc. paid $150,000 to resolve EPA claims that it allowed polluted stormwater and process water from its Columbia, N.H. facility to flow into nearby waters, violating Clean Water Act provisions to prevent pollution from stormwater runoff at industrial sites. CSG Holdings is the former operator of Columbia Sand and Gravel, a sand and gravel mining facility on the banks of the ...

  • Columbia N.H. sand and gravel facility faces fine for discharging polluted water

    CSG Holdings, Inc. of Columbia, N.H. faces a possible fine of up to $532,500 from EPA for allowing polluted stormwater and process water from its Columbia facility to flow into nearby waters, in violation of the Clean Water Act. CSG Holdings is the former operator of Columbia Sand and Gravel, a mining facility on the banks of the Connecticut River. According to allegations in the complaint, CSG ...

  • EPA Rule Promotes Responsible Hazardous Materials Recycling, Protects Communities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized new safeguards that promote responsible recycling of hazardous secondary materials and demonstrate a significant step forward in promoting recycling innovation, resulting in both resource conservation and economic benefits, while strengthening protections for environmental justice communities. “Americans do not have to choose ...

  • Covanta Energy Announces Community Outreach and Environmental Justice Policy

    Covanta Energy Corporation, an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects, is pleased to announce the release of its Community Outreach and Environmental Justice Policy. Prepared in response to the need to ensure all communities, ...


  • EPA welcomes bates college, UNH and Keene state college into the food recovery challenge

    Several New Hampshire organizations and one in Maine who are trying to take some of the food waste out of our region’s landfills were recognized at the Northeast Resource Recovery Association’s two-day conference on recycling last week in Manchester, New Hampshire. During the 31st Annual Northeast Recycling Conference, EPA focused on these New Hampshire restaurants, schools and ...

  • Leading Environmental Lawyer Molly Cagle Joins Baker Botts L.L.P.

      AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Molly Cagle, who represents clients on a wide array of major environmental issues before government agencies and in federal and state courts, has joined Baker Botts ...


    By Baker Botts L.L.P

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