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2014-06-30 12:24:32

Landfill project expected to exceed $815 million; developer currently unable to pay for processing of its permit applications and has failed to pay its property taxes SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by the national environmental consulting firm, SCS Engineers, for the Pala Band of Mission Indians estimates that the cost of constructing, operating, and closing the proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill in northern San Diego County would exceed $815 million, raising...

2014-06-26 08:22:55

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that John G. Waffenschmidt, vice president of environmental science and community affairs, has been reappointed to the Pennsylvania Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB) by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo. The EJAB is charged with overseeing the implementation of DEP's Enhanced...

2014-06-25 08:24:30

BOSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new agreement with the City of Boston for sustainable waste disposal. The five-year contract will send approximately 140,000 tons of waste per year to Covanta's Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities in Massachusetts. The new agreement begins July 1, 2014. "We're very pleased to have been chosen yet again by the City of Boston to provide...

2014-06-19 12:23:49

IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, INC. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that on June 5(th) the company and Attero, the waste management company in the Netherlands, convened a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the operation of its first installation in the Netherlands. A video of the installation highlighting interviews of...

2014-05-21 23:13:08

While polyethylenes are prone to wrinkles and waves, the flexible LiteEarth synthetic grass and EPDM composite remains in a wrinkle free state. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 When closing landfills and other earth reclamation projects, waves and wrinkles in the material can lead to long-term structural and environmental damage. Due to its low coefficient of thermal expansion, as well as its unique components, LiteEarth will remain in a wrinkle free state when used in interim or long-term closure...

2014-05-21 12:22:24

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers are in and they are impressive. eForce Compliance diverted in excess of 550,000 pounds of electronic waste from Tri-State landfills during their celebration of Earth Day 2014. eForce Compliance hosted a series of free electronic recycling collection events during the month of April. Businesses in the Tri-State area were given the opportunity to responsibly dispose of obsolete items including computers, televisions and other...

2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co. ("Farmer Brothers") has chosen GreenDrop Stations to handle the diverting of its recyclable and compostable waste from landfills. Farmer Brothers' ultimate objective is to reach 100% landfill diversion by the year 2015, prolonging the lifecycle of resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo -...

2014-05-16 23:07:23

Great Lakes Filters to offer a free site survey to qualified businesses who want to recycle their filtration, paint and absorbents waste. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Great Lakes Filters has launched an ambitious recycling program for its clients. The program is based on the troublesome waste streams of spent filter media, absorbents, and waste paint. The patented process can now turn this waste streams into valuable plastic resins that can be used in thousands of...

2014-05-09 23:04:36

This report analyzes the applications markets for geomembranes such as mining, water management, waste management, and so on (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/geomembranes-market-133281673.html). (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The report "Geomembranes Market By Type of technology (Extrusion, Calendering, Others), By Materials (HDPE, LDPE, EPDM, PVC, PP & Others), By Applications (Waste management, Water management, Mining, Tunnel liners & others), and Geography -...

2014-05-02 12:28:16

VALDOSTA, Ga., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A ribbon cutting ceremony today officially opened the nearby Pecan Row landfill gas generating facility, which will produce more than 4 megawatts (MW) of power for Green Power EMC, a green energy cooperative owned by 38 Electric Membership Corporations (EMC) in Georgia. Green Power EMC has contracted with Energy Systems Group to purchase the full energy output of the Pecan Row facility - about 4.8 MW of total generation - and now has a green...


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