Solid Waste Archive

  • The EPA has decided that “bioenergy and other biogenic stationary sources” will be exempted from the carbon dioxide permitting standards under the Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule. As a […]

    EPA to create biomass exception to CO2 standards

    The EPA has decided that “bioenergy and other biogenic stationary sources” will be exempted from the carbon dioxide permitting standards under the Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule. As a […]

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  • United States Patent 7,964,385 naming Thomas Herlihy of Geneseo, NY teaches a process for composting/processing oranic wastes such as paper materials, yard clippings, woody scraps, manures, sludges, and industrial wastes. […]

    Worm compost treats organic waste

    United States Patent 7,964,385 naming Thomas Herlihy of Geneseo, NY teaches a process for composting/processing oranic wastes such as paper materials, yard clippings, woody scraps, manures, sludges, and industrial wastes. […]

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  • The FDA has announced the discontinuation of use of an organic arsenic product, 4-Hydroxy-3-nitrobenzenearsonic acid (Roxarsone), sold by a Pfizer Inc. subsidiary as 3-Nitro®. The product is organic arsenic in […]

    Organic arsenic in your chicken?

    The FDA has announced the discontinuation of use of an organic arsenic product, 4-Hydroxy-3-nitrobenzenearsonic acid (Roxarsone), sold by a Pfizer Inc. subsidiary as 3-Nitro®. The product is organic arsenic in […]

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  • United States Patent 7,915,749 to John Chupa of Farmington Hills, Michigan and two others is entitled “Method for generating electrical power from municipal wastewater.” The patented method takes a sewage […]

    Turning sewage into electricity

    United States Patent 7,915,749 to John Chupa of Farmington Hills, Michigan and two others is entitled “Method for generating electrical power from municipal wastewater.” The patented method takes a sewage […]

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  • Kevin DeWhitt of Longview Washington has invented a process for turning waste plastic into oil.   He assigned his invention, United States Patent 7,758,729, entitled “system for recycling plastics” to […]

    How to turn plastic into oil

    Kevin DeWhitt of Longview Washington has invented a process for turning waste plastic into oil.   He assigned his invention, United States Patent 7,758,729, entitled “system for recycling plastics” to […]

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