Hazardous Waste. Legal news and articles for October 28 - 31, 2011

Residents livid over delay on hazardous landfill cleanupAn Energy In-House Lawyer Sails Into a Clean HarborOn the Ballot: Proposal A Seeks Solid Waste Millage RenewalHow to dispose of unwanted, unused medicationHigh toxic levels found at school, market neighboring informal e-waste salvage ...Ind. waste district inundated with discarded electronics after new disposal ...Buyer beware: loopholes in real estate disclosureFull disclosure: Stratford's toxic legacyMarcellus challenges outlinedState high court blocks challenge of delisting at Peoria landfillHazardous Waste Day gets record tonnageRuling: Groups can't fight dust decisionWaste-to-energy facilities required to comply with environmental laws, says ...Socialist democracy milestoneDurbin: Republican 'Jobs' Bill Guts Regulations, But Comes Up Empty on Job ...

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Waste management to be state-controlled from 2013
Budapest Business JournalOctober 6, 2011

The bill says a selective collection system must be established for glass, metal, plastic and paper waste by 2015. It envisages that the ratio of household waste recycling must be increased to 50% and recycling and reuse of non-hazardous construction ...more »

Marcellus challenges outlined
Charleston GazetteOctober 29, 2011

Congress exempted modern drilling techniques -- known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- from key water pollution and hazardous waste statutes, experts said. And questions continue to grow about whether natural gas greenhouse emissions really ...more »

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Residents livid over delay on hazardous landfill cleanup
Sarnia ObserverOctober 31, 2011

CLAIR TOWNSHIP - Clean Harbor's neighbours are livid that none of the foul-smelling leachate that's plagued them for months left the hazardous waste facility Monday as originally ordered by Ontario's Environment Ministry. "My fear is that they'll never ...more »

An Energy In-House Lawyer Sails Into a Clean Harbor
Corporate CounselOctober 31, 2011

He also worked on mergers and acquisitions, including the divestiture of a power plant and the company's wind farm purchases. Musselman continued with M&A as vice president and general counsel at International Power America Inc., the North American arm ...more »

On the Ballot: Proposal A Seeks Solid Waste Millage Renewal
Patch.comOctober 31, 2011

The millage covers services including curbside leaf collection, hazardous waste drop-off and storm cleanup. By Judy Davids On Nov. 8, voters will cast their ballots for or against Charter Amendment Proposal A. According to the Royal Oak Charter Review ...more »

How to dispose of unwanted, unused medication
Daily BreezeOctober 30, 2011

Medications can be brought to Los Angeles County Department of Public Works household hazardous waste roundups and drop-off sites operated by the cities and law enforcement agencies. For more information on the county roundup events, call 888-CLEAN-LA ...more »

High toxic levels found at school, market neighboring informal e-waste salvage ...
EurekAlert (press release)October 30, 2011

"Although Ghana is a signatory to the Basel Convention (which regulates the import and export of hazardous wastes), rules are only now being incorporated into our national legal framework. The government hopes to have new rules in place next year. ...more »

Ind. waste district inundated with discarded electronics after new disposal ...
The RepublicOctober 30, 2011

AP Franklin, Ind. — An Indiana law designed to keep hazardous chemicals out of landfills is causing an overflow of unwanted electronics at a central Indiana waste district's offices. The law that took effect in January is supposed to bar items ...more »

Buyer beware: loopholes in real estate disclosure
Ct PostOctober 30, 2011

Ron Curran, a project manager for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said he wants to change the culture of buyers' remorse in Stratford neighborhoods contaminated with industrial sludge. The best way to do this, he said, ...more »

Full disclosure: Stratford's toxic legacy
Ct PostOctober 29, 2011

"That's the whole reason there is a form: so people don't say `We disclosed it;' `No you didn't;' `Yes we did' -- and back and forth," said Katherine Pancak, a professor of real estate law and finance at the University of Connecticut at Stamford. ...more »

Marcellus challenges outlined
Charleston GazetteOctober 29, 2011

Congress exempted modern drilling techniques -- known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- from key water pollution and hazardous waste statutes, experts said. And questions continue to grow about whether natural gas greenhouse emissions really ...more »

State high court blocks challenge of delisting at Peoria landfill
Morris Daily HeraldOctober 29, 2011

Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride and Justice Mary Jane Theis dissented, saying they believed the law held the two groups did have legal standing. Peoria Families against Toxic Waste and the Sierra Club had taken the case to the 3rd District Court of ...more »

Hazardous Waste Day gets record tonnage
Memphis Commercial AppealOctober 28, 2011

DeSoto County's annual Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day hauled in record tonnage, say officials who also are tidying up the transition to the county's new garbage hauler that will serve some 12000 households. "We had a great, ...more »

Ruling: Groups can't fight dust decision
Peoria Journal StarOctober 28, 2011

Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride and Justice Mary Jane Theis dissented, saying they believed the law held the two groups did have legal standing. Peoria Families against Toxic Waste and the Sierra Club had taken the case to the 3rd District Court of ...more »

Waste-to-energy facilities required to comply with environmental laws, says ...
eco-business.comOctober 28, 2011

... Recovery and Energy Facility (MREF) to be installed in the Philippines should strictly comply with the country's Clean Air Act and all environmental laws, and not employ waste conversion technologies that produce harmful and hazardous emissions. ...more »

Socialist democracy milestone
China DailyOctober 28, 2011

It has formulated the Railway Law, Highway Law, Civil Aviation Law, and Electric Power Law to supervise and administer key industries and promote their development. It has formulated the Land Administration Law, Forest Law, Water Law, ...more »

Durbin: Republican 'Jobs' Bill Guts Regulations, But Comes Up Empty on Job ...
eNews Park ForestOctober 28, 2011

Earlier this month, the House passed legislation to delay implementation of the Boiler MACT rule – which would reduce the emissions of hazardous air pollutants such as mercury and acid gases emitted by large industrial boilers and solid-waste ...more »

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