Monthly Archives: July 2018
(New York, N.Y.) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a cleanup plan for the Hercules, Inc. Superfund site in Gibbstown, N.J. Previous chemical manufacturing operations at the site contaminated the soil, sediment, and groundwater with volatile organic compounds.
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to clean up lead-contaminated soil at approximately 26 residences that are impacted by the former Flintkote Plant property at the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y.
Locking in supplies of key battery raw materials lithium and cobalt has been a headache for electric car manufacturers, but these days it’s the supply of nickel and graphite that’s keeping them up at night. Carmakers bracing for a surge in electric vehicle sales in the early 2020s are increasingly worried about where they’ll […]
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 – Includes fine of $907,191 against Pasadena Refining System, Inc. in Harris County
(New York, N.Y.) This week marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program.
Introduction Decontamination – the process of removing or neutralizing contaminants that have accumulated on personnel and equipment – is critical to health and safety at hazardous waste sites. Decontamination protects workers from hazardous substances that may contaminate and eventually permeate the protective clothing, respiratory equipment, tools, vehicles, and other equipment used on site; it protects […]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the first set of revisions to the 2015 regulations for the disposal of coal combustion residuals, also known as CCR or coal ash, from electric utilities and independent power producers.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – San Antonio area in dispute
(New York, NY) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined partners across federal, tribal, state, and local governments in preparation for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.