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Hospital Cleanup Draws $2.3M Fine

Federal authorities have shut down and fined an intensive cleanup project at an old psychiatric hospital complex in New York, following complaints about dangerous lead and asbestos practices...


Tank Contract Firm Tangles with Feds

A senior engineer has pleaded guilty and three executives at an Illinois tank maintenance firm have been indicted in an alleged scheme to defraud the state's Environmental Protection Agency ...


More Tank Dangers Seen at Hanford

In a scenario he likens to the movie Groundhog Day, a U.S. Senator is reporting new disclosures of radioactive leak risks due to flawed tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.


Vacuum Truck Serves Dual Roles

A new multi-purpose vacuum truck from Guzzler Manufacturing combines an industrial vacuum truck and vacuum excavator.


Sherwin-Williams Sued over $3.7M Cleanup

Insurance giant AIG is demanding that the federal government and Sherwin-Williams pony up more than $3 million for cleanup reimbursement at a former munitions plant where bombs were painted ...


Vacuum Bags 360° Maneuverability

Industrial vacuum supplier CDCLarue has introduced the Revolution 360 Bagger, fitted with five non-marking casters to maneuver easily around corners and through doorways.


WA Hits Feds over Leaking Nuke Tank

The federal government is doing an “unacceptable” job of removing waste that has been leaking from a Hanford Site nuclear tank for at least 16 months, Washington State officials say.


EPA Fines DOE over Nuke Site Asbestos

The Department of Energy is facing a $115,000 fine for its contractor's alleged mishandling of asbestos debris at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site.


Inspection Lapses at Hanford Leaked

An inability to inspect without written warning, an understaffed team, and missing reports are among the safety problems that federal officials have found with the Hanford nuclear site, a le...


OSHA Impostor Gets Prison Term

A Louisiana woman will serve nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety trainer to profit off of displaced members of the Gulf of Mexico's fishing community, many of whom...


Exxon Fined $1.7M in Yellowstone Leak

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has been slapped with a $1.7 million federal fine for its 2011 crude-oil pipeline failure in the Yellowstone River, doubling its tab to date for the disaster, reg...


Nanocoating Tackles Soil Toxins

Seek and destroy. That's how nanoparticles in a new coating could potentially rid soil of dangerous toxins, a Canadian researcher has found.


VA Crash Dumps 200 Gallons of Paint

Authorities worked Wednesday (Aug. 8) to clean up a major paint spill along a Virginia highway, where a big rig loaded with coatings overturned.


MO Town to Tackle Storm-Churned Toxins

Seven months into its recovery from massive tornado damage, the city of Joplin, MO, will receive $500,000 in federal aid to begin the enormous task of remediating lead exposed in up to 1,500...


Yellowstone Spill Spurs Pipeline Alert

While 900 people continue working to clean up the ExxonMobil crude oil spill on the Yellowstone River, the federal government has issued a warning to all owners and operators of pipelines in...


Ford to Clean Up 40-Year-Old Paint Dump

Facing a new HBO documentary on a very old controversy, Ford Motor Co. has agreed to clean up tons of toxic paint sludge that the company dumped decades ago on ground near the Ramapo River, ...


Yellowstone Spill Plan to Be Revised

ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. has more work to do on its cleanup plan for the oil-fouled Yellowstone River, but most of the spilled crude has washed away and cannot be recovered, federal officials...


Paint Waste to Land Shipyard on Superfund List

Open piles of paint and blasting grit, a burn pit of toxic solvents, and river contaminants more than 500 times the acceptable level have made an Oregon shipyard a candidate for the federal ...


Spillway Painting Ends After Cleanup

Dust and debris from blasting and painting at the Bonnet Carré Spillway outside New Orleans were cleaned up and captured in the final days of the project, state officials say.


Vacuum Loader Powers Up, Quiets Down

Guzzler Manufacturing has redesigned its Guzzler NX industrial vacuum loader with a more powerful blower and quieter operation.


GapVax WetVac Continuously Offloads Liquids

GapVax, manufacturer of industrial vacuum trucks, has introduced the SV10 WetVac for water blaster recovery, hydro-excavation, catch basins and other tasks.


 
 
   

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