The report, entitled “Medical Waste Management Market by Waste Type (Biomedical, Cytotoxic, Pharmaceutical, Genotoxic, Radioactive); by Treatment Technology (Thermal, Irradiative, Biological, Mechanical) – Forecast (2018-2023)”, provides useful insights and predictions on the medical waste management market.
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About John Nicholson
Cleantech and environmental professional with over 25 years of experience in cleantech start-ups, environmental consulting, environmental law, and government.
John has been the editor of Hazmat Management Magazine (www.hazmatmag.com) since early 2016, having served as the business and technology columnist for the previous 12 years. Hazmat Management Magazine, founded in 1989, is one of the first environmental business trade publications in Canada and has a currently readership of over 12,000 environmental professionals in North America.
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Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head and Lean Man First Nation and band administrator, Arnold Moosomin, were recently sentenced in the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan for failing to comply with an environmental protection compliance order issued by Enforcement Officers from Environment Canada and Climate Change (the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. EPA). Mosquito First Nation is an […]
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently issued an Emergency Director’s Order to Ontario Graphite Ltd. (OGL) related to its mining site in Butt Township, Kearney, Ontario. An Emergency Director’s Order is issued when the MOECC is of the opinion that inaction of a situation can result in one or more […]
As reported by CTV News, the City of Vancouver has filed a federal court claim against the owner of a vessel that spilled fuel into English Bay in 2015, as part of the city’s continuing effort to get compensation for its response efforts. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says three years after the MV Marathassa spilled 2,700 […]
The Canadian government recently made amendments to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) under the Hazardous Products Act. The objective of the recent amendment of the HPR is to provide industry with the option to use prescribed concentration ranges to protect the actual chemical ingredient concentrations or concentration ranges on Safety data sheets (SDSs) for hazardous […]
The eighth edition of the British Columbia Environment Industry Guide is your doorway to an industry sector that is growing faster than the economy as a whole – a sector full of opportunity for a new generation of highly skilled and educated workers. Our industry provides the services and support needed to protect our natural […]
Environmental Quality Management Inc. (EQM, Cincinnati, Ohio) has been awarded a $45 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for environmental remediation services at the Callahan Mine site in Maine. The first Task Order will be issued in June for over $6 million. The former Callahan Mine site was […]
The Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation recently pleaded guilty, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the pollution-prevention provisions of the Fisheries Act. The company was ordered to pay a penalty of $900,000, which will be directed to the federal Environmental Damages Fund. […]
The U.S. EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation recently published a fact sheet about an emerging remedial technology that applies a combination of activated carbon (AC) and chemical and/or biological amendments for in situ remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated by organic contaminants, primarily petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents. The technology typically is […]
The U.S. EPA recently released an issue paper (EPA 542-F-18-002) that describes how in situ treatment technologies may impact sampling and analysis results. The paper discusses the best practices to identify and mitigate issues that may affect sampling and analysis. The utility of monitoring wells for performance or attainment monitoring is based on the premise […]
- CHAR Announces Successful Commissioning of Biocarbon FacilityOctober 30, 2018 - 2:17 pm
- Court Upholds Decision That The Ministry May Order Current And Former Owners, And Tenants To Delineate Contamination That Has Migrated Off-SiteSeptember 23, 2018 - 9:13 pm
- Dangerous Goods Industry Survey Identifies Compliance ChallengesSeptember 23, 2018 - 8:52 pm
- Oil Spill Response Management Market – Industry Study & PredictionsSeptember 18, 2018 - 7:07 pm
- Environmental Consultant’s Disclaimer of Liability to Vendor effective against Third Party PurchaserAugust 28, 2018 - 7:21 pm
- Environmental Job Market Trends in Canada 2014-2017August 28, 2018 - 6:58 pm