Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...biomass fuels - wood, sawmill wastes, fish byproducts, and municipal waste - can be converted to compost...practice of shipping processed waste bio-solids south to an Oregon...where to dispose of hazardous waste, batteries, cell phones...
EPA fines firms in 2010 Anchorage hazardous waste case

...mismanagement of hazardous Anchorage construction waste in 2010.The Environmental Protection...Recovery Act. The law requires hazardous waste be transported with EPA approval to EPA-approved...numbers prior to transporting hazardous waste, prepare a hazardous waste manifest...
STATE EDITORIAL: Red Dog settlement suggests state mining rules could be tighter

...properly disposing of their wastes. If that's the case, why...600 times since 2002. Treated waste from Red Dog eventually goes...mining from disposing of mining waste in any way that would harm humans...After years of disposing of the waste in a river that supplies drinking...
UAB talks sewage sludge options

...uncertainty married to disposing of solid waste in this manner, which is why the city' move the city away from barging its waste to the Lower 48.The board hopes to finalize...a new way to take care of our biosolid waste."When we started shipping, it seemed...
Volunteers and sponsors needed for the 9th annual Juneau Robot Jamboree

...missions.All FLL Challenges are based on a real-world topic that is universally relevant. Kids will explore the topic of waste in this year's project, "Trash Trek," and try to solve Juneau's trash problem. Teams are also asked to learn and embrace...
E. coli outbreak tests Chipotle's vow to track ingredients

...responsible for the outbreak is Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26.Now officials are doing more tests, on samples of human waste and on any E. coli found in food samples, looking for exact DNA matches. That, in turn, should indicate which ingredient...
Nation and World
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...governing arctic shipping.The Polar Code requires that shippers plan their routes to avoid marine mammals and bans dumping oily wastes and garbage. It imposes important rules regarding design, mariner training and search and rescue for ships operating in remote...
My Turn: Waste: An entitlement of the wealthy

...natural resources?The food we waste in America offers a good example...we combine our household food waste with that from restaurants and...The inconvenient truth is that waste is an entitlement of the wealthy...fuels and sending the resulting wastes into the air and oceans. Here's...
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...hard-and-fast rule about how much a society should spend on health care. But there's widespread agreement that the United States wastes too much. Other competing priorities such as education and infrastructure can get short- changed.Medicare, which turns...
Not For Web
Company faces fines for contaminated soil spill

SEATTLE - Ecology officials say a waste management company faces a $14,000 fine...Duwamish Waterway.Officials also say Waste Management National Services tried to handle...petroleum contamination and headed to a solid waste disposal facility.Some of the soil also...


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