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  • TANA Shark attacks ragger wire in France

    To process a stock of strands coming from the paper industry, the Suez RV Grand-Ouest plant situated at Isigny-le-Buat, France was looking for a slow, robust and efficient shredder. Tana's dealer in the area Smart Equipmenttogether with Smet Rental provided them with the right solution: TANA Shark 440DT. The plant has previously processed electrical cables and has three fast speed shredders ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Delhi’s waste site story

    Delhi now has 25 million residents, making it the second most populous city in the world. Every day, its inhabitants generate about 10,000 tonnes of rubbish — and waste management is one battleground in how the city approaches development. [1] India’s ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA proposes site in New Jersey for the superfund list of hazardous waste sites

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add the Curtis Specialty Papers, Inc. site (also known as the James River Paper site) in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey to the EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL) of sites with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States and its territories. The NPL ...

  • EA gains injunction for illegal waste site

    The Environment Agency has gained a High Court injunction against an illegal waste site at Long Meadow Farm, Brick House Lane, Surrey. The injunction prevents the importation, disposal, treatment and deposit of waste at the site. The injunction follows two prosecutions and an investigation by the EA’s Environmental Crime and Environment Management teams. The EA states that illegal waste ...

  • Additional sites consultation for South London waste partnership

    Residents and businesses are being asked to give their views on eight additional sites which could be used for waste management purposes in South London. The South London Waste Partnership, a joint initiative between the boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton, is currently in the process of identifying potential sites that are suitable for waste management. These additional eight sites ...

  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Record number of illegal waste sites shut down

    Waste Crime Report 2013 shows Environment Agency shuts down 25 illegal waste sites every week. The number of illegal waste sites being shut down has dramatically increased in the last year, a new report from the Environment Agency has revealed. The Environment Agency reported that it stopped 1,279 illegal waste sites last year – the equivalent of 25 sites every week – in its second ...

  • Preferred energy-from-waste sites revealed for Merseyside

    Two potential sites for large energy-from-waste facilities have been identified by the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority. The MWDA revealed its two preferred EfW locations in a public consultation response. One site is close to the junction of the A580 and M57, inside Liverpool Council boundaries on the East Lancs road. The other is near the junction of the M57 and the M62 within Knowsley ...

  • Orpington waste site set for High Court trial

    The owners and operators of the Waste4Fuel site in Orpington have been ordered to appear at the High Court for a trial, with the Environment Agency seeking to clear all combustible waste from the site. Waste4Fuel Limited and company director Bryan Hughes failed to appear at a hearing at the High Court in London this morning, but sent a letter agreeing to the Environment Agency’s submission ...

  • New Hazardous Waste Web Site launched

    In an effort to improve regulatory compliance and general awareness of the legal and technical conditions for the safe management of hazardous wastes, the BC Environment Industry Association, with support from Ministry of Environment, has launched a two-stage Compliance Improvement Project for key industry stakeholders. The first stage ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Continues Success at Hazardous Waste Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continued to achieve cleanup progress at the nation's most complex hazardous waste sites during the past year. Superfund, the federal government program that cleans up these sites, completed work at 24 sites during fiscal year 2007 for a cumulative 1,030 sites with construction work completed. Sixty-four sites were made ready for redevelopment by local ...

  • SITE WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANS OR ASSET RECOVERY?

    The SWMP legislation means that all constructions of over £250,000 have to have a plan for waste disposal.  With the average skip leaving a site holding materials that have cost over £1200 to purchase in, it should make sense to dramatically reduce this WASTE.  We call this “Redundant Assets”. RABBITT RECYCLING works with contractors to minimise this waste and to recover as much of the ...


  • Survey detects contamination on proposed waste disposal site

    Two small areas of radioactive contamination have been detected during a survey of grazing land adjacent to the former nuclear research site at Dounreay. They were excavated and removed to the site for analysis. One was identified as a 'minor' particle of fast reactor fuel and the other as soil contaminated with radioactivity. The finds were 5-30cm below the surface and covered by vegetation, ...

  • Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

    A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site. The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive ...

  • Stay of execution for Sita`s disputed waste site

    This decision is linked to the pending outcome of a public enquiry about a proposed physical extension of the site. In 2005 Sita proposed to extend the site but North Tyneside Council rejected these plans in August 2008 as the site crossed the council’s boundary. A third council – Blyth Borough Council – also objected to the plans. This led to an Article 14 Notice being served to Sita by the ...

  • Consultation on potential waste sites in Wiltshire and Swindon

    People living in Wiltshire and Swindon are invited to have their say on potential sites for managing rubbish in the region over the next 15 years. A total of 52 potential sites have been earmarked for a variety of uses including recycling, landfill and waste treatment. Wiltshire Council is working with Swindon Borough Council to produce the joint Waste Local Development Framework which ...

  • English company fined for burning waste on demolition site

    A Herefordshire plant and demolition company has been ordered to pay GBP 7,553 in fines and costs for burning tyres, plastic and other waste at a site in Taunton. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The Agency visited Taunton Trading Estate at Norton Fitzwarren on October 29, 2007 after receiving a report that waste was being burnt at the site. The trading estate was in the process of ...

  • Texas site begins taking federal nuclear waste

    Republican mega-donor Harold Simmons' remote hazardous waste dump in West Texas began accepting low-level radioactive material Thursday from a federal lab in New Mexico - the latest step in Simmons' vision of a site that accepts all types of waste. The first two containers carrying radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tenders sought for new waste disposal site

    Companies are being invited to express interest in tendering for the design and construction of a disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste from the decommissioning of Dounreay and adjacent Vulcan facility. A site adjacent to the former fast reactor research establishment was identified following public consultation and planning permission granted in 2009. Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd ...

  • Texas regulators OK expanding nuclear waste site

    Depleted uranium from federal energy facilities can be buried at a nuclear-waste dumping site in West Texas, state regulators decided Wednesday. The 3-0 vote by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality also will triple the Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists facility's capacity of storing low-level radioactive waste from the majority of U.S. states - going from 2.3 million cubic feet to 9 ...


    By Associated Press

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