| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:59 PM
Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle allegations that its grocery stores improperly disposed of hazardous waste and customers' medical information in California.
The agreement comes after an investigation found that the Pleasanton...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:28 PM
99 Cents Only Stores has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle accusations that its operations improperly stored, handled and disposed of hazardous and pharmaceutical waste.
An investigation found that the retailer's 251 stores and distribution...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Four workers died and a fifth was hospitalized Saturday after a chemical leak at a DuPont facility near Houston, the company said.
The workers were performing routine maintenance tasks at the company's manufacturing facility in La Porte, Texas, when the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:52 PM
POQUOSON — Poquoson is scheduled to pay $26,334 this year to the Virginia Peninsula Public Service Authority, for waste services. The VPPSA is a regional waste management provider.
VPPSA has about 16 events a year and processes hazardous materials...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The long tanker trains full of crude oil roll south from Pennsylvania about twice a day, along the banks of the Susquehanna River and through the heart of historic Port Deposit, gliding within feet of the VFW hall, the community basketball court, the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:27 AM
SIMSBURY — Residents of four Farmington Valley towns can bring household hazardous waste to a collection that will be held on Saturday.
People who live in Avon, Canton, Granby and Simsbury are eligible to participate and there is no charge to do...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:46 AM
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue has welcomed a new addition to the county’s Regional Hazardous Materials Team.
A new, state-of-the-art truck has been formally installed in what's called a "housing ceremony" at Rescue Station #17, 2308 SW 42nd Street....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Los Angeles County is considering legal action against a Vernon battery recycler accused of threatening the health of nearby residents with its lead and arsenic emissions.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday instructed its lawyers to...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Mack Trucks' Lower Macungie Township assembly plant has been fined $54,800 in a settlement with the federal government concerning hazardous waste.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Philadelphia office said Thursday in a news release that Mack...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Next week, the Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit goes back out on the road, and will be making a stop in Groveland.
As the Lake County Solid Waste Division is noting, this is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of any toxic materials in a safe...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Hazardous waste from an embattled Vernon battery recycler dripped from tractor-trailers onto public roadways last year, according to recently released public documents in which a state environmental inspector called the leaks an "on-going problem" that...