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3 million acres of water free from mercury by Air Cycle Corporation customers

March 27, 2013

Air Cycle Corporation is very pleased to announce that as of March, 2013 our customers have kept over 3 million acres of water free from mercury contamination through their waste recycling efforts.


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EPA offers hot tips for a cool, “green” summer

Save money, water, energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning
June 14, 2012

The EPA has released a list of 15 ways people can save money, cut energy costs and continue to protect the health of their families while still enjoying the summer.
 


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Groups protest plan to generate electricity from chicken manure

Activists say power plant would pollute, be subsidized by taxpayers
June 1, 2012

National consumer group Food & Water Watch is criticizing plans by Perdue Agribusiness and Fibrowatt LLC to build a power plant on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that will generate electricity from chicken manure.


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Ford cuts waste: 100 million pounds spared from landfills since 2007

May 1, 2012

Between 2007 and 2011, Ford reduced its global waste to landfills by 44 percent, or 100 million pounds – 49 percent in North America, according to a company press release.


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Doctors suggest ways to eliminate waste in U.S. health care

March 23, 2012

Reducing waste, rather than cutting programs, is a less harmful and more sustainable strategy for lowering health care costs in the U.S., according to a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


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OSHA, EPA team up against foundry owner who illegally stored hazardous waste

January 16, 2012

A New Hampshire foundry owner faces two years in prison for illegally storing hazardous waste, after OSHA and the EPA combined efforts to bring him to justice.


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CSB wants NFPA to issue a hazardous waste standard

January 9, 2012

In the wake of a December chemical fire that killed one worker and left another with severe burns, Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso called for the Environmental Technology Council (ETC) to petition the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to issue a standard for hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities.


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Employees of Tucson company may not have ben trained in hazardous waste handling

EPA fines total $30,000
October 13, 2011

MRI Manufacturing and Research, Inc. failed to provide proof that employees were trained in the safe handling and storing of hazardous waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has fined the company $30,000 for that and other violations.
 


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