WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will launch the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System (e-Manifest).

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 120 regulated entities

Thursday, June 21, 2018 — It’s time to start your compost pile

Introduction The market for cobalt has exploded in recent years, with demand driven by the surge in production of batteries for electric cars. Its strategic importance will only grow, experts say, as carmakers aggressively scale up production of electric vehicles in the decades ahead. The boom has focused attention on cobalt’s complex and controversial supply […]

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Oklahoma’s application to operate a permit program for disposing of coal combustion residuals – commonly known as coal ash – in landfills and surface impoundments.

Challenges in Satellite Design The materials used to cover the exteriors of spacecraft face numerous environmental threats, both within the atmosphere and outside of it, that can degrade and damage equipment and materials. While most people recognize the threat posed by the vacuum of space, there are hundreds of other threats to satellites and spacecraft, […]

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 92 regulated entities

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Shell Oil Products over hazardous waste and risk management plan compliance at its crude oil refinery in Martinez, Calif.

EPA has announced that June 30, 2018 is the date on which the agency will launch and begin operation of the e-manifest system. This announcement was included in a January 3, 2018 rulemaking, in which EPA finalized the method it will use to set and revise e-manifest user fees. [83 FR 420] We summarize below […]