Recycling and Reuse of Material Found on Superfund Sites

by Lawrence Smith

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  Materials found in this area address Superfund enforcement topics. For access and information to non-enforcement Superfund program office documents, visit EPA's Superfund program office's policies and guidance webpage.. To locate a document within the Superfund enforcement policy and guidance compendium choose from the search box, chronological listing, or subject listings below. • Collected gallons of liquid non-hazardous waste for recycling or reuse in Puerto Rico. • Assessed all 51 wastewater treatment plants and hundreds of pumping stations. • Assisted the U.S. Coast Guard in the assessment and recovery and removal of hazardous substances from vessels. With respect to recycling, the greatest opportunities for increased recovery rates necessary to meet ELV materials recovery targets may involve polymers, rubber, glass, and electronic components of vehicles. To reach these targets, roughly half of such materials will need to be recoverable.   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced the creation of a Superfund task force. The task force will provide recommendations within 30 days on how the EPA can streamline and improve the Superfund program, including restructuring and expediting the cleanup process, reducing the burden on cooperating parties, incentivizing parties to remediate sites.

Additional Recycling Information. Asphalt Shingle Recycling Programs in South Dakota. Myrl and Roy's Paving, located in Sioux Falls, along with Simon (formerly known as Hills Materials), located in Rapid City, have implemented asphalt shingle recycling programs for the purpose of use in asphalt mixes. With about 50 percent of recycled materials coming from households and rest from industry, if the average worldwide recycling rate increases to percent of total recyclable waste, household recycling could avoid gigatons of carbon dioxide emissions by Parties reuse Superfund sites for many different purposes. New Mixed Use Development in Port Salerno, Florida. For years, the Solitron Microwave Superfund site was vacant guidebooks, trainings, and other materials. Stigma and liability issues have been particular challenges for many communities. Today, thanks to the BFPP provisions of the. Recycling also helps create well-paying jobs. A study in found that recycling and reuse activities in the United States accounted for , jobs. We can all make a difference by practicing proper recycling. As the County of Arlington Virginia Trash and Recycling site says, “Recyclables are collected locally, but impacted globally.”.

Whether the matter involves air, water, or waste regulation, Superfund cleanup, reuse and recycling, or disaster preparedness, Allyn’s diverse experience serves as a guiding authority on environmental compliance and government regulations. Reuse Reusing products and packaging prolongs their useful lives, delaying final disposal or recycling. Reuse is the repair, refurbishing, washing, or recovery of worn or used products, appliances, furniture, and building materials. You can, for example: Reuse corrugated moving boxes internally. The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Sites managed under this program are referred to as.   The recycling method can be adapted to target other consumer goods containing rare earth magnets, such as used electric motors, appliances and heating and air conditioning systems, ORNL says. Dallas-based Momentum Technologies is focused on extraction of rare earth elements and other materials from hard drives for recycling and direct reuse.

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EPA//R/ September Handbook Recycling and Reuse of Material Found on Superfund Sites Center for Environmental Research Information Office of Research and Development U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Cincinnati, Ohio ^Printed on Recycled Paper. citation: battelle memorial institute. handbook: recycling and reuse of material found on superfund sites. epa//r/ (ntis pb96 ), @article{osti_, title = {Recycling and reuse of industrial wastes}, author = {Smith, L and Means, J and Barth, E}, abstractNote = {This handbook assists pollution prevention efforts by encouraging recycling and reuse of wastes found on Superfund or Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action sites.

It outlines specific technologies for recycling and reuse of materials. Get this from a library. Handbook: recycling and reuse of material found on superfund sites. [Lawrence Smith; Jeffrey Means; Eastern Research Group, Inc.,; Battelle Memorial Institute,; United States. Environmental Protection Agency,;].

Get this from a library. Handbook, recycling and reuse of material found on Superfund sites. [Center for Environmental Research Information (U.S.); United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Research and Development.;]. Reuse and redevelopment at Superfund sites in California. Applied Materials. Applied Materials The Applied Materials Superfund site is located in Santa Clara, California. A large industrial building occupies most of the 9-acre area.

Winner of the International Solid Waste Association's Publication Award, Handbook of Recycling is an authoritative review of the current state-of-the-art of recycling, reuse and reclamation processes commonly implemented today and how they interact with one another.

The book addresses several material flows, including iron, steel, aluminum. Building Materials Reuse Association Graphic Design: Pam Gallichio, Superfund Division The bid specification development tools found in the to more effectively reuse or market sites that will consistently meet the needs of end users.

| On the Road to Reuse. OUR POSITION We should shift our nation toward clean production and principles of zero waste. A waste-free society is essential to public health and the integrity and sustainability of the biosphere. Natural ecosystems are self-sustaining and generate no waste. We humans are a part of these ecosystems, and while we obtain resources from them, we.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Recycling from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Science and Technology» Environmental and Earth Sciences» Recycling.

Recycling. Reusing Cleaned Up Superfund Sites: Golf Facilities Where Waste is Left on Site (PDF) (73 pp, MB) This report provides technical information useful in planning, designing, and building golf facilities on sites where the remedy calls for on-site containment of contaminated material.

Reuse Opportunities at Capped Superfund Sites (PDF) (28 pp. The Superfund Recycling Equity Act. to promote the reuse and recycling of scrap material in furtherance of the goals of waste minimization and natural resource conservation while protecting human health and the environment; (2) to create greater equity in the statutory treatment of recycled versus virgin materials; and the Court found.

Reuse and redevelopment at Superfund sites in New Jersey. Brick Township Landfill. Brick Township Landfill The Brick Township Landfill Superfund site is located in Brick Township, New Jersey.

The acre landfill operated for more than 30 years, accepting sewage, solids, bulk liquids and other wastes. The book also offers case studies outlining how contractors can save money by recycling certain materials as opposed to hauling them to the landfill.

Other basic information offered includes a statistical breakdown, by material, of debris generated at residential and commercial construction and demolition sites.

The acre Portland Cement (Kiln Dust 2 & 3) Superfund site is in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Portland Cement Plant deposited ab cubic yards of cement kiln dust (CKD) as fill material at the site between and CKD and other waste materials deposited at the site contain high concentrations of heavy metals.

It became a salvage yard for several activities, including battery cracking for lead recycling, transformer draining, and ordnance and explosive scrap collection.

Inthe Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation detected high concentrations of metals in the soil and found large amounts of asbestos on site. And then there’s Superfund, which provides for the cleanup of hazardous sites.

If a hazardous substance is found at a Superfund site, whoever arranged for the treatment or disposal of the substance at that site can potentially be made to pay for the cleanup of the entire site. The problem here is that selling metal to a scrap metal recycler.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund program was established to identify, assess and clean up the nation’s worst hazardous waste sites to protect human health and the environment.

Community involvement is an important part of the Superfund program for at least three reasons. First, involving communities in decision making at Superfund sites is a statutory requirement. Reusing Superfund Sites: Commercial Use Where Waste is Left on Site Gracious Living industrial condominiums in an old textile mill near the waste treatment shed Peterson/Puritan, Inc.

Superfund Site Site History: The site is approximately two- miles long and extends about 2, feet to the east and west of the main river channel of the. Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Recycling and Reuse is an accessible reference to assist you when handling wastewater treatment and recycling.

It features an instructive compilation of methodologies, including advanced physico-chemical methods and biological methods of treatment. (1) to promote the reuse and recycling of scrap material in furtherance of the goals of waste minimization and natural resource conservation while protecting human health and the environment; (2) to create greater equity in the statutory treatment of recycled versus virgin materials; and.

information and lessons learned to parties interested in Superfund site reuse and how to address remedy and reuse considerations during the Superfund process. The Vertac, Inc. site is located in central Jacksonville in Pulaski County, Arkansas, about 15 miles northeast of Little Rock.

The Superfund Recycling Equity Act to promote the reuse and recycling of scrap material in furtherance of the goals of waste minimization.

Technical Report: Recycling and reuse of industrial wastes. Recycling and reuse of industrial wastes. Full Record; Other Related Research. EPAR OSWER PB October Reusing Cleaned Up Superfund Sites: Golf Facilities Where Waste is Left on Site Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC. Abstract: EU Directive 75/ EEC set out the early stages of the current waste management practices by introducing a waste hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recover) and a system of permits for those involved in waste treatment with the conditions for obtaining permits and the requirements placed on waste disposal facilities being strictly regulated (e.g.

Directive 96/61/EC, SI ). Another study found that once a site has all cleanup remedies in place, nearby property values reflect a significant increase as compared to their values prior to the site being proposed for the NPL. Superfund not only protects health and the environment, it can serve as a catalyst for beneficial reuse.

Today hundreds of communities are reusing. The Superfund Act. Love Canal opened people’s eyes to toxic waste burial. They realized there must be other “Love Canals” all over the country.

Thousands of contaminated sites were found. The Superfund Act was passed in The law required that money be set aside for cleanup of toxic waste sites. Inthe city acquired the northern section of the property, with a Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Pilot grant enabling reuse of the site.

Site reuses include a recycling center, office space, storage, a fire department training facility, a driver training pad, a recycling education park, and a police firing range.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has added five hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). A separate action includes a proposal to add seven sites to the list. “Since the creation of the Superfund program 35 years ago, EPA has been addressing the risk to human health and the.

parks, playgrounds, and picnic areas. There are many other Superfund sites that may potentially be used for similar purposes after they are cleaned up. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through programs such as the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative, promotes the productive reuse of Superfund sites.Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more.

Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. Think about ways you can reduce or reuse materials so there is less that needs to be thrown away or recycled.

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