Longview recycler sees growth from handling industrial byproducts

Article originally published in the Longview News-Journal. Manufacturers need to dispose of industrial waste, and they need to do it safely. That need has created opportunities for companies such as Alpha Omega Recycling, which has been in business in Longview for 30 years. Manufacturers ranging in size from mom-and-pop to Fortune 500 companies and from […]

First and Last

Alpha Omega Recycling Inc. strives to be the first choice as a recycler of last resort for difficult-to-handle materials. Sludges, filter press cakes, filters and metallic dust are not materials considered the stuff of dreams for most recyclers, commodity traders or entrepreneurs. But these unglamorous materials are exactly what Alpha Omega Recycling Inc. (AORI), Longview, Texas, pursues as it builds a growing business.

EPA Answers Questions on the Generator Improvements Rule

      EPA has published a frequent questions page on its website that addresses the hazardous waste generator improvements rule (GIR), which took effect at the federal level on May 30, 2017. [81 FR 85732] A few of the answers that the agency published caught our eye because they provide insight into the agency’s […]

Ores and Concentrates Amlon Resources

Courts Finalizes Partial Vacatur of DSW Rule

EPA’s 2015 definition of solid waste (DSW) rule was issued to resolve legal challenges to its 2008 DSW rule. Then, the 2015 rulemaking was challenged in court. Industry petitioners 1) argued that both the legitimacy factors and the verified recycler exclusion exceed EPA’s RCRA authority, and 2) challenged EPA’s treatment of spent catalysts and off-specification […]

Johns Manville’s McPherson, Kan., Facility Receives EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award

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Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System Receives EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award

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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $457,075

This post was originally published on this siteWednesday, April 4, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 92 regulated entities

How electric cars role may increase demand for base metals

Metals and Electric Cars – A Revolution in the Making Posted by: Staff @ Geology for Investors in Popular Geology and News There’s a revolution going on in the auto industry right now. Tesla, Inc. has proven demand for electric vehicles (EV’s) and invited the entire industry to join in the fun. From the Bolt to […]