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Time for Waste Management Inc. to pay up

The Pennsylvania state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded Waste Management Inc. a pretty hefty fine for its solid waste violations. The DEP is fining the company $528,000 for solid waste violations for three landfills Waste Management owns and operates in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  The DEP is fining Waste Management for odor nuisance violations at the Tullytown Landfill, along ...

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Reactions to the DOE getting fined

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CARLSBAD — An abnormal odor was detected Thursday by four waste handling technicians at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, according to an update released Tuesday. The workers were performing surface temperature measurements on the transuranic waste containers when they began smelling a “cleaner-like scent,” a WIPP update said. This odor detection occurred two days before it was made public that ...

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Pungent odor has company holding nose


Vershal Hogan for The Natchez Democrat, Miss. NATCHEZ — A spokeswoman for Genesis Energy said the company is looking into what may have made a delivery of crude oil to its Natchez terminal last week particularly malodorous. Genesis operates a crude oil unloading facility in the Natchez-Adams County Port. Unit trains — that is, large transport trains — bring the ...

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