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  • • The Environmental Protection Agency will soon propose a rule to reduce burdens on hazardous-waste generators by moving from paper-based to electronic reporting, saving up to $126 million annually.

    Washington Is Eliminating Red Tape

  • JOHN WYCHE is the founder and CEO of TrashCo, a Miami-based waste-management company that sanitizes dumpsters and responds to hazardous-waste spills.

    Avital Binshtock: Green Washing -- the Good Kind

  • Roads, dams, hazardous-waste systems, school buildings, and public drinking water all received a D or D –.

    How America Can Rise Again

  • Another young man remembers the way managers handled a malfunctioning gate in the hazardous-waste building.

    Plant Workers Recall Moment Quake Struck

  • Mexico treaty passed that reduced heavy-metal emissions and controlled hazardous-waste dumping in both countries.

    Second Acts

  • The call—the best of his career—was informed by his background: Mr. Musante once worked as a geologist, searching for plumes of contamination at hazardous-waste sites.

    Oil and Gas Producers

  • The law allows them to emit greater amounts of some toxic chemicals into the air than the hazardous-waste incinerators specially designed to burn the very same chemicals--including industrial solvents, aluminum-plant waste, and other toxic leftovers from the production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and oil.

    The Center for Public Integrity: Town divided over major employer's permission to pollute the air

  • The owners of one small San Clemente business, Racing Optics, departed for Las Vegas after enduring harassment and threats of fines from state and local authorities over trivial issues concerning their homes, including failure to recycle water properly and to obtain the proper hazardous-waste permit for disposing of oil.

    Cali to Business: Get Out!

  • It found that the agency was spending too much to reduce some relatively small risks - hazardous-waste sites, underground fuel tanks and garbage dumps, all of which were hot topics in the news back then - and not enough on some bigger ones, such as radon, global warming this was back in 1987! and chemicals being dumped into rivers and coastal waters.

    The EPA's 'cancer premium' shows how fear overshadows the greater risks

  • Controlled substances will be incinerated, while others will be taken to a hazardous-waste landfill.

    Drug take-back programs are safe, clean


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