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  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Scottish Government plans to unite waste delivery bodies

    The Scottish Government has announced plans to unite several major waste programmes into one single delivery body called Zero Waste Scotland for a “new streamlined approach to delivery of the zero waste agenda”. The body will include the Waste & Resources Action Programme Scotland and will be led by director Iain Gulland. In addition, the new ...

  • EPA settlement for companies to develop soil and waste design plan for Central Chemical superfund site in Hagerstown, Md.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that 16 companies have agreed to develop a detailed design plan for the Superfund cleanup of contaminated soil and waste at the Central Chemical Site on Mitchell Avenue in Hagerstown, Washington Co., Md. at an estimated cost of $250,000. The companies are: Arkema, Inc.; Bayer Crop Science, LP; E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company; FMC ...

  • VA hospitals in Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan., agree to pay civil penalty and implement plan to manage hazardous wastes

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Eastern Kansas Health Care System has agreed to pay a US$51,501 civil penalty and spend nearly a half-million dollars on a plan to manage pharmaceutical and chemical wastes, all in an agreement to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste laws at its hospitals in Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan. The agreement, filed today in Kansas City, Kan., resolves a ...

  • Thermal analysis review

    In November 2013, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) informed my Department of a modelling error in their assessments of the on-site cooling time required for spent fuel from new nuclear reactors before it could be placed in an off-site Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). RWMD subsequently corrected the error and published revisions of ...

  • Research and Markets: Analysis of the Brazilian Power Generation from Municipal Solid Waste Market: Energy from Waste Presents Significant Growth Opportunity

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzz7gl/analysis_of_the) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Analysis of the Brazilian Power Generation from Municipal Solid Waste Market: Energy from Waste Presents Significant Growth Opportunity" to their offering. ...


  • EPA Announces Plans to Regulate Coal Ash

    EMSL Analytical provides testing solutions for coal ash as well as combustion byproducts including soot, char and ash.   ...


  • EPA releases coal ash impoundments safety plans

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing action plans developed by 20 electric utility facilities with 70 coal ash impoundments, describing the measures the facilities are taking to make their impoundments safer. The action plans are a response to EPA's final assessment reports on the structural integrity of these impoundments that the agency made public last May. Coal ash ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Solid Waste Disposal Market Analysis & Forecasts for China to 2015 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com

    With the fast growing economic progression, the solid waste disposal market of China has expanded quickly. In 2011, 131 million tons of urban waste was processed with harmless means (mainly landfill, composting and incineration), with a year-on-year growth rate of 6.27%; the harmless disposal rate of household garbage hit 79.7%. In the same year, the comprehensive utilization volume of industrial ...


  • GEF to work out plans for cleaner brighter future

    JEDDAH: The three-day Gulf Environment Forum (GEF) – the first all encompassing environmental event in Jeddah – opens today (Sunday) at Hilton Jeddah. This prestigious forum and exhibition brings international clients across all environmental sectors for a chance to exchange ideas and discuss solutions for a cleaner and brighter future. Held under the patronage of King Abdullah, ...


    By Emapsite Middle East Llc

  • US asks for comments on planned greenhouse gas law

    The public will have an opportunity to comment before the US Environmental Protection Agency takes any action to regulate the greenhouse gases responsible for climate change, EPA chief Stephen Johnson told members of Congress in a letter last Thursday. Johnson said he will solicit public input through an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking as the agency considers the specific effects of climate ...

  • California criticizes planned transmission line through park

    Local electricity generation would be better for California's environment than San Diego Gas and Electric's proposed Sunrise Powerlink transmission line, state and federal agencies said today in a draft environmental impact report. It is the first official government analysis of the harm that could result from the Powerlink and a review of possible alternatives. Release of the 7,000 page draft ...

  • India Renewable Energy Sector Analysis

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: India Renewable Energy Sector Analysis ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One

    Business/Industry American Sustainable Business Council | David Levine, CEO & Co-Founder “Business leaders recognize and applaud the President and the Environmental Protection Agency for the leadership demonstrated on issuing these rules to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. The business community is as much at risk from this ...

  • Organic Waste Discharge

    A new ASTM subcommittee will develop proposed standards to analyze organic compounds discharged into sanitary sewers. Subcommittee D34.02 on Discharge of Organic Wastes into Sanitary Sewers is part of ASTM International Committee D34 on Waste Management. “Considering the need for low detection limits and measurements that would assure all of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Developing Computer Waste

    As the developing world continues to develop, standards of living and access to technology increases. Unfortunately, as personal computers, laptops and mobile phones become increasingly common so the problem of recycling and disposal of such devices when they become technologically obsolete rises too. Neelu Jain of the PEC University of Technology, in Chandigarh and Pamela Chawla of the Surya ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Get Schooled on Waste-to-Energy

    At ABUTEC, we’re always learning and staying up to date on the newest advances in all the industries in which we operate. But sometimes, WE’RE the ones doing the teaching! That’s why we’re excited about our upcoming webinar, “Waste Gas-To-Energy Projects.” We’re partnering with Venture ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Sharing the Waste, Sharing the Wealth

    In a depot near Canelones, Uruguay, a team of men and women wearing boiler suits and safety gloves separate glass, cans and plastic on a conveyor belt. Machines cleaning and packaging the materials for recycling can be heard whirring in the background. Crates packed full of newly recycled plastic bottles line the walls of the warehouse waiting to be sent to the processing plant. It is near the ...

  • Bechtel Announces Plan to Continue Strengthening WTP Safety Culture

    Bechtel unveiled its comprehensive plan to continue strengthening its commitment to nuclear safety and quality at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project in Washington state. In the plan, the Bechtel leadership team identified the specific actions needed to advance WTP's safety culture. "The plan is an integral part of our approach to ensure WTP will operate safely and ...


    By Bechtel Corporation

  • Portable XRF for soil and waste screening

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments can achieve laboratory-quality analysis on soil and waste samples.  Laboratory analysis by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry has been an accepted technique for the analysis of such materials for many years and was given official approval by European Standard EN 15309:2007. Using the simple sampling procedures ...

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