- Sweet solution: Wellington horse manure finds a new home Updated: Sep-03-15 7:13 pm
WELLINGTON, Florida - Hold the spice, just sugar has made everything nice for Wellington's horse manure disposal - a once-bigger problem in the village.
- Koster: New reports about Bridgeton Landfill troubling Updated: Sep-03-15 3:40 pm
ST. LOUIS - New reports raise troubling concerns about the environmental fallout from contamination and a subsurface fire at a landfill in St. Louis County, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday.
- Rawlins recognized for increasing recycling in 2014 Updated: Sep-03-15 5:59 am
RAWLINS, Wyoming - The city of Rawlins has been recognized for increasing its amount of recycling done in 2014.
- Kent County cracks down on trash in recycling bins Updated: Sep-03-15 2:40 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Kent County is cracking down on people who put trash in recycling bins at its three drop-off recycling centers.
- Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks Updated: Sep-02-15 7:55 pm
SEATTLE - Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks.
- NRC board agrees to hold hearing on decommissioning fund Updated: Sep-02-15 4:06 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A licensing board connected to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has agreed with Vermont that a hearing is needed over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's use of money from its decommissioning fund for management of radioactive waste at the plant site.
- Texas regulator clears oil and gas company of causing quakes Updated: Sep-01-15 5:09 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The regulatory agency overseeing Texas' oil and gas industry has determined that a series of small earthquakes in North Texas likely wasn't caused by drilling operations by an Exxon Mobil subsidiary.
- DOE names field office manager at nuclear repository Updated: Sep-01-15 12:11 pm
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Energy has appointed a new director to the field office that oversees the federal government's troubled nuclear waste repository.
- Wastewater dumped in Rogue River during power outage Updated: Sep-01-15 5:38 am
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A power outage in Grants Pass has caused 240,000 gallons of wastewater to be dumped into the Rogue River.
- College invests in disposal system that turns waste to water Updated: Sep-01-15 3:17 am
OXFORD, Ohio - A southwest Ohio university has invested in new energy-saving initiatives including a disposal system that turns food waste into water.
- New North Dakota business turns bison waste into fertilizer Updated: Aug-30-15 11:58 am
LEEDS, North Dakota - A new business in northern North Dakota is turning bison waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be used for landscape, turf, garden and houseplant applications.
- Officials reopen east Honolulu beaches after sewage spill Updated: Aug-28-15 10:47 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii officials are reopening east Honolulu beaches closed when wastewater from a treatment plant flowed into the ocean.
- Dem chairwoman calls on GOP lawmaker to resign over EPA fine Updated: Aug-28-15 6:50 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini on Friday called on Republican state Rep. Andy Holt to resign over alleged environmental violations at his northwestern Tennessee hog farm.
- 3rd congressional committee sets hearing on Colorado mine Updated: Aug-28-15 2:58 pm
DENVER - A third congressional committee plans a hearing on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.
- Foster Farms fined for untreated chicken wastewater release Updated: Aug-28-15 2:27 pm
KELSO, Washington - The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Foster Farms in Kelso $44,000 for releasing untreated chicken processing wastewater to a treatment plant.
- Environmental groups call for change after wastewater spill Updated: Aug-28-15 7:31 am
HONOLULU - Environmental groups are calling for updates to Hawaii's wastewater systems in the wake of two beach closures due to sewage from a treatment plant spilling near the ocean.
- Million gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaii Updated: Aug-27-15 7:52 pm
HONOLULU - For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean.
- Ameren Missouri to begin moving spent nuclear fuel Updated: Aug-27-15 2:54 pm
FULTON, Missouri - Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center will begin this week moving spent nuclear fuel to new storage containers.
- Government lab researchers develop radioactive waste tracker Updated: Aug-27-15 11:42 am
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Two government lab researchers are in the process of licensing technology that could improve disposing of and tracking radioactive waste.
- Officials investigating fire at Salisbury recycling facility Updated: Aug-27-15 7:48 am
SALISBURY, Maryland - Fire officials are investigating a fire that broke out at a recycling facility in Salisbury.
- Officials investigate wastewater discharge in Lake Panorama Updated: Aug-26-15 7:23 pm
PANORA, Iowa - Officials say they're investigating the cause of a wastewater discharge that entered Lake Panorama in central Iowa.
- Review finds vulnerabilities with Hanford plant Updated: Aug-26-15 4:38 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A partial review of an unfinished nuclear waste treatment plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation found 362 vulnerabilities in its design, according to the watchdog group Hanford Challenge, which obtained a leaked copy of the review.
- Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
HONOLULU - Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said.
- DTE Energy puts solar trash compactors in downtown Detroit Updated: Aug-25-15 5:55 am
DETROIT - DTE Energy has installed seven solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units in downtown Detroit.
- Ex-well operator in North Dakota indicted in dumping case Updated: Aug-24-15 7:11 pm
The former operator of a saltwater well in southwest North Dakota linked to an illegal wastewater dumping case pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges Monday in federal court in Bismarck.