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Hazardous Materials

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  • $26,334 to dispose of hazardous materials

    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...
  • Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit coming to Groveland

    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...
  • New high-tech hazmat vehicle welcomed by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue

    New high-tech hazmat vehicle welcomed by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue
    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....
  • L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant

    L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant
    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...
  • Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley plant slapped with $55K fine

    Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley plant slapped with $55K fine
    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...
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection In Simsbury On Saturday

    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...
  • Chicago, suburbs tell U.S. to tighten crude-oil train rules

    Chicago, suburbs tell U.S. to tighten crude-oil train rules
    Warning that a crude-oil train derailment in the densely populated Chicago area could result in "unthinkable" devastation, city and suburban officials are calling for stricter rules on hazardous material shipments than the federal government has proposed....
  • Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show

    Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show
    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...
  • Brown criticized for veto of bill to reform toxic substances agency

    Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill to reform the California Department of Toxic Substances Control is drawing indignation from community groups and state legislators who had pressed for broad changes at the troubled agency. Legislators said they were...
  • Lake Sheriff's Office bringing mobile hazard unit to Clermont

    Lake Sheriff's Office bringing mobile hazard unit to Clermont
    Residents of Clermont, and the rest of Lake County, will have an opportunity next week to dispose of items that can’t be put out in their regular trash pickup, or their recycling bins. The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the...
  • Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged

    Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged
    Chicago area communities must act soon to demand the federal government tighten proposed regulations on railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and other hazardous materials, a coalition of suburbs says. Federal regulators especially need to close a...