JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is teaming up with a health care executive to apply for a state license to open a medical marijuana testing facility.
The Mississippi State Department of Health started taking applications Wednesday for the state's new medical marijuana program for patients, medical practitioners, growers, processors, testers, and transportation and waste disposal providers.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — ConocoPhillips Alaska has attributed the release of natural gas at one of its North Slope drill sites earlier this year to a broken barrier during construction of a waste disposal well, when pressure limits were exceeded during freeze protection operations.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A shallow gas reservoir in Alaska that a waste disposal well had come into contact with was the source of a natural gas release, ConocoPhillips Alaska said Friday. The release was first detected last month at one of the company's North Slope drill sites.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s oil industry may soon have more options for disposing of radioactive waste.
About 100,000 tons of radioactive oil field waste is produced in the state each year.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The body of a woman was found among the contents of a waste disposal truck at a waste transfer station in Belmont, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said.
The body of Jessica Lurvey 28, was found by Belmont police on Thursday and was discovered “when contents were being removed and separated" from the truck, the attorney general's office said in a news release Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced more than $66 million in grants to 151 communities nationwide to assess and clean up contaminated or abandoned "brownfields'' — industrial and commercial properties that contain a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant...
When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints from people in minority communities who believe they have been unfairly harmed by industrial pollution or waste disposal...
HONOLULU (AP) — A state Senate bill that would require a buffer zone around waste disposal facilities could impact the demolition and clearance of Aloha Stadium...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri company involved in the illegal storage of hazardous waste from Mississippi has been ordered to help pay $1.5 million toward cleanup costs.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Missouri Green Materials was sentenced Friday to two years of probation.
Waste Management on Wednesday forfeited to the federal government $5.5 million in proceeds earned from employing undocumented workers at its Houston location, part of a broader agreement to remedy past immigration law violations there.
GERING – Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality were in Gering Wednesday evening for a public hearing concerning the upcoming permit renewal for the Gering landfill.
Gering’s operational permit for the landfill expires Aug.
Registration is underway for Harrison's annual electronics and hazardous household waste collection.
It's open to anyone, not just Harrison residents, said Evelyn Davis, an administrative assistant with Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling, known as ECS&R, in Crawford County.
LIHUE — A recent assessment of residential materials disposed at the refuse transfer stations and in refuse carts has prompted county officials to issue a reminder about the proper disposal of liquid household waste.