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September 1, 1998 Feature

Model lab

by Hazmat Management

A new standard has been set for privatization of federal facilities as MSE Technology Applications, Inc. makes the transition from being a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory to become a …

September 1, 1998 Feature

An update on Philip Services Corp. changes

by Hazmat Management

After a six-month investigation, Philip Services Corp., the Hamilton, Ontario-based waste recycling company, filed a claim in Ontario Court on July 30 seeking US$150-million in damages (for fraud and …

September 1, 1998 Feature

Ten Steps to an Effective Fire Safety Plan

by Bruce Weaver

Readers across North America will be interested in a new guide recently released by the Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal, Fire Safety Planning Guideline for Recycling Facilities and Waste Processing…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Nortel’s environmental progress report

by Hazmat Management

Northern Telecom’s (Nortel) 1997 Progress Report on Environment, Health and Safety is the sixth annual report issued by the Richardson, Texas-based company with the goal of keeping the public informed…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Environment and the Y2K Bug

by Philip E.J.Green

What is the “main thing” in business? Staying in business (and prospering). What does “the environment” have to do with the main thing? This question may be answered by exploring parallels in another …

September 1, 1998 Feature

Current News on Storage

by Wayne Geyer & Wayne Stellmach

To a casual observer, the storage tank industry might seem rather staid and unremarkable. Regulations, codes, and tank standards have long been developed and are pretty much “old hat,” right? Think ag…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Great Lakes report

by Hazmat Management

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is set to release its biennial report late this summer. The US-Canada organization’s new report says certain persistent toxic substances in the Great Lakes sys…

September 1, 1998 Feature

AFFF foams (September 01, 1998)

by Hazmat Management

In the article entitled “Demonstration Proves Product Effective” (April/May issue) it is written that the discharge of AFFF foams requires reporting, containment, and remediation. My understanding is …

September 1, 1998 Feature

News – 01-SEP-98

by Hazmat Management

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September 1, 1998 Feature

Keeping vehicle maintenance areas pollution free

by Hazmat Management

Satisfying US EPA and OSHA requirements for both the handling and disposing of hazardous waste generated from vehicle maintenance areas is essential in the prevention of ground and water pollution. Ad…