The New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management held a hearing in February on Intro 495, a bill that proposes to reduce waste transfer station capacity in select neighborhoods in the city.
New Jersey State Park Police have charged another eight people in the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) continuing crack down on illegal dumping in state parks and recreational lands.
The DEP’s “Don’t Waste Our Open Space” campaign was launched in late March of last year. Investigations of illegal dump sites on state properties by State Park Police, Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Conservation Officers and DEP’s Compliance & Enforcement personnel has resulted so far in 36 arrests or charges.
The program is a coordinated effort and all activities are posted on www.stopdumping.nj.gov, a website that serves as a hub for the entire program.
Recent enforcement actions for the illegal dumping initiative, all conducted by State Park Police, include:
Strategically deployed motion-sensor cameras have been set up in select state parks and wildlife management areas to help nab violators. Information on arrests and charges filed in connection with illegal dumping will be posted on www.stopdumping.nj.gov.
Waste Management, Inc. disclosed financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2014.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its final rule revising the Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Two members of the New York City Council joined workers at a rally on the steps of City Hall in protest of Intro 495, a proposal to reduce waste transfer station capacity in certain city neighborhoods.
Sacramento, California Superior Court has denied Boeing’s motion for summary judgment in a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lawsuit over the demolition and disposal of radioactively contaminated structures from the site of a partial nuclear meltdown near Los Angeles, Consumer Watchdog said.