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There are 99 nuclear reactors currently operating in the U.S. The power they generate is free of carbon dioxide emissions, but as a byproduct, they also generate small amounts of nuclear waste in the form of depleted uranium.

source: Discover Magazine

The issue of container fires started as a result of misdeclared dangerous cargoes remains a serious one for the sector and since 2011 some 17 container lines have come together as the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) to try and tackle the problem.

source: Seatrade Maritime News

The Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward on a proposal that would require companies to get EPA approval to manufacture and import asbestos, a move that officials say would "close the door" on uses for asbestos that could resume at any time under the current...

source: ABC News

When property claims adjusters are assigned a fire loss, they are often on scene within hours of the fire being extinguished. The claims process typically begins with the adjuster meeting with the insured, taking photos of the damage, sketching...

source: Property Casualty 360

A study of school supplies by a US NGO has found that although the majority of products tested were safe, some contained asbestos, lead, benzene and other hazardous chemicals.

source: Chemical Watch

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new e-Manifest is affecting businesses across all industries that generate hazardous waste – from leftover ink at a printer to scrap tires and spent batteries in auto work – and...

source: Waste Management World


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