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2014-04-04 23:25:58

ENRG-X of New Jersey, a pioneer of non-polluting waste remediation systems has teamed up with Sigur Capital to develop a revolutionary, smoke and toxic gas free waste recycling energy creating system in New Jersey. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Enrg - X announces that it has appointed Sigur Capital SPC as the investment advisory firm responsible as being the lead Manager for their entry OTCBB Market Listing in the U.S. Through this Independent Public Offering (IPO) the company is intent on...

2013-10-28 16:21:57

State-of-the-Art Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding Eliminates Need for Incinerator with Innovative SteriMed® On-site Medical Waste Processor BLANDING, Utah, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumer advocate Erin Brockovich and the northern Salt Lake City, Utah community of Foxboro loudly protest the human health and environmental hazards of a Stericycle medical waste incinerator in their backyard, the rural community of Blanding in southern Utah quietly disposes of its own...

2013-09-09 20:20:29

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians can look forward to hazardous waste being "left in place" instead of removed and sent to specially constructed and licensed facilities if lawmakers vote through a gut-and-amended Assembly Bill 1330 without new amendments this week, said Consumer Watchdog. Consumer Watchdog called on author Assembly Speaker John Perez to amend the bill: "We are writing to ask you to amend AB1330--which would create a gaping...

2013-08-28 23:04:06

Two cases alleging the recontamination of the notorious Love Canal region in Niagara Falls, New York, have been returned to state court by Western District Judge John Curtin, notes Parker Waichman LLP, which represents Plaintiffs in toxic exposure cases on an ongoing basis. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic exposure, notes that, according to court documents filed on Aug. 22,...

2013-07-23 12:22:55

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by a coalition of environmental and clean water groups, highlights the critical need to clean up power plant water pollution. The report, "Closing the Floodgates: How the Coal Industry Is Poisoning Our Water and How We Can Stop It," found that: In the absence of any effective pollution limit, coal plants have become by far the largest source of toxic water pollution in the country, based on toxicity....

2013-05-06 23:18:28

Toxic waste sites with elevated levels of lead and chromium cause a high number of “healthy years of life lost” in individuals living near 373 sites located in India, Philippines and Indonesia, according to a study by a Mount Sinai researcher published online today in Environmental Health Perspectives. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Toxic waste sites with elevated levels of lead and chromium cause a high number of “healthy years of life lost” in individuals living...

2013-02-21 12:22:59

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California has some of the toughest environmental laws in the nation, and some of the weakest enforcement, according to a new report by leading California consumer group, Consumer Watchdog. The group documented how the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has consistently failed to protect communities and the environment from the environmental and health harms posed by toxic waste in the state's soil, water, and air. The group...

2013-02-05 00:21:23

SYMBOL OTCBB: PIEX NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IBA Green, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pioneer Exploration Inc. (PIEX) is pleased to announce it has received a request for further testing of Incinerator bottom ash from previous processed samples (See press release dated September 21, 2012) Coal ash, the by-product of burning coal, contains toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead and mercury. Billions of tons of this toxic...

2012-10-25 11:21:51

Points Out Small fines, Misunderstanding of Powers, and Calls for Action in Three Cases SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog sent a letter today to the head of California's Department of Toxic Substances Control urging the agency to stop stalling and sanction or pull permits of serial environmental violators, including Chevron and Evergreen Oil, a used oil-re-refiner. A third case, that of hazardous waste processor Phibro-Tech in the largely...

2012-10-24 11:22:07

127,000 Tons of Undisclosed Hazardous Emissions: Oil and Gas Would Join Other Industries, Including Coal, That Already Report to the Toxics Release Inventory; Federal Disclosure for O&G Not Yet Required Despite Surge in Fracking Chemical Pollution. WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), along with 16 other local, regional, and national organizations petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to require the oil...