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Environmental Integrity Project (EIP): Flawed EPA Analysis Seen as Blocking Tougher Coal Ash Rule, Overstates Value of Coal Ash Recycling by More than 20 times - Government's Own Data Directly Undercuts Grossly Inflated EPA Estimate of Coal Ash Recycling

According to the Enevironmental Integrity Project http://www.environmentalintegrity.org: Two years after the Kingston, TN coal ash spill, federal action to regulate coal ash dumps is being held up by concerns that stricter standards would depress m… more »

Recycling lead-based paint contaminated deconstructed masonry materials as aggregate for Portland cement concrete—A cost effective and environmental friendly approach

Abstract: Four lead-based paint (LBP) contaminated deconstructed masonry materials (two types of concrete blocks and two types of clay bricks) were crushed and used to replace all natural aggregate in conventional concrete. To reduce cost, the crushed ma… more »

Cost optimization of a real-time GIS-based management system for hazardous waste transportation

Abstract: In this paper, the design and cost analysis of a real-time, geographical information system (GIS) based management system for hazardous waste transportation are described. The implementation of such a system can effectively prevent illegal dump… more »

Reducing Prescription Drug Misuse Through the Use of a Citizen Mail-Back Program in Maine

The Safe Medicine Disposal for ME (SMDME) program is a statewide model for the disposal of unused household medications using a mail-back return envelope system. Established through state legislation and implemented in 2007 with a grant from the U.S. Env… more »