#Hazardous Waste

Rock Island, ILwvik.org

EPA Begins Hazardous Waste Cleanup in Rock Island

The On Scene Coordinator for the US EPA, Andy Maguire, says there are barrels and vats containing several thousand gallons of corrosive, flammable, lead, chromium, and cyanide hazardous wastes. "The chemicals are pretty nasty but the building is fairly intact, and there's not a large threat of people getting in...
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Home & GardenAgriculture Online

What not to put in a septic system

There are three basic layers in a septic system. Fats, grease, and oil float on the top. The middle layer is mostly clear, partially-treated water, and the bottom layer is for the solids. If too many solids go in, you'll have to pump the system a lot more often, which is expensive.
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Danville, ILvermilioncountyfirst.com

EPA Reaches Agreement With Local Industry

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a settlement with Aerosols Danville, Inc. to resolve alleged violations of hazardous waste air emission regulations. Aerosols Danville, Inc. was formerly known as KIK Custom Products. The settlement involves alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act at the company’s...
Hennepin County, MNPosted by
Terry Davis

Collection event for household hazardous waste by Hennepin County

MINNESOTA, MN - Hennepin County has arranged collection events for household hazardous waste every Friday and Saturday this year. The events are held in order to provide homeowners with more accessible local disposal choices for their household hazardous wastes. Residents are asked to keep their household hazardous garbage in a secure location until they can attend a collection event.

Innamorato and Muth call on Wolf administration to finish the job after incomplete announcement on radioactive landfill testing requirement

HARRISBURG, July 27, 2021 – The Wolf administration announced Monday it would soon require all Pennsylvania landfills to conduct quarterly testing for radiological contaminants, nearly six years after the Department of Environmental Protection produced a report on TENORM. State Rep. Sara Innamorato, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Katie Muth, D-Montgomery, said they strongly support this requirement, but remain concerned due to the lack of details on the testing methods.
Iowa Stateweareiowa.com

Iowa heparin manufacturer pays $80K for hazardous waste violations

OELWEIN, Iowa — The Environmental Protection Agency reached an $80,000 settlement with an Iowa manufacturing company that potentially released hazardous waste into the environment. DCW Casing LLC of Oelwein produces a blood anticoagulant called heparin. According to a 2020 EPA inspection, DCW qualified as a "large quantity generator" of hazardous...
Suisun City, CADaily Republic

3rd of 4 Suisun drop-off days approaches for city residents

SUISUN CITY — Republic Services will host the third of four Suisun City Drop-Off Days of the calendar year Aug. 14. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon. The event will occur rain or shine. Suisun City residents can visit Potrero Hills Landfill, 3675 Potrero Hills Lane. Proof of residency and...
Lincoln City, ORNewport News-Times

Hazardous waste disposal event this weekend

LINCOLN CITY — Not every household item can simply be thrown in the garbage once its lifespan has ended, so to make sure things like dangerous chemicals or potentially explosive batteries don’t endanger the sanitary service workers of Lincoln County, local haulers have teamed up to hold their annual collection event this weekend in Lincoln City.

Mattress Seen A Little Too Much Action…?

Ray Recycling Centre’s annual amnesty for our old. mattresses is this year being left to Arklow and Baltinglass. the latter, there is a limit of three mattresses per vehicle. We got in touch with the Bray depot to ask why they’re not involved this year, and apparently it’s all down...

‘Depressing’ repeat waste offender jailed

It said Allison allowed hazardous, large scale, mixed household and commercial waste materials to be deposited without a permit and caused unacceptable risks to the environment, including a number of significant fires. His Honour Judge Parry stated: “I am thoroughly depressed to see you before me again. I have no...