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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...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

2014-06-25 23:15:29

At Your Disposal Waste Services, Inc. is currently assisting Watermark Commercial Contractors with the construction of an apartment complex in Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Austin construction dumpsters rental company At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing multiple dumpsters to Watermark Commercial Contractors for the construction of a new apartment complex located 4108 Avenue F. AYD Waste currently has one 40-cubic-yard construction dumpster on...

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...

2014-06-20 23:02:08

The demand for waste management services such as solids control, containment & handling, and treatment & disposal are on a rise. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/waste-management-in-drilling-reports-2042744486.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Drilling activities are increasing year-on-year, which generates drilling waste that contains a variety of toxic chemicals and heavy metals. When discharged into unlined pits, these toxic substances can seep into the soil and may...

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...

2014-06-18 16:22:16

$45 Million Advanced Recycling Center will add Green Jobs and Increase Recycling in Indy by 500 percent INDIANAPOLIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, and Mayor Greg Ballard today announced a plan to bring recycling to all single family homes in the City of Indianapolis. The Covanta Advanced Recycling Center, to be built adjacent to the Covanta Indianapolis Energy-from-Waste facility, will be one of the...

2014-06-17 23:16:16

One of the biggest environmental issues in Canada is that of large volumes of junk that end up in landfill sites. Student Works Disposal collects and disposes of waste sustainably at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/ Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Student Works Disposal, a Vancouver-based junk disposal company, has recently announced that it will now start collecting, organizing, reusing and recycling different kinds of household waste in Vancouver. This action is taken in order...

2014-06-17 23:06:52

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Medical Waste Management. Global market for Medical Waste Management is projected to reach US$12.8 billion by 2020, driven by growing environmental concerns over biomedical waste, spiraling consumption of disposable medical products, and stricter medical waste laws, regulations, and standards. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Growing number of hospitals and clinics worldwide has resulted in...


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