Trends Newsletter | Spring 2014

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Emerging Trends in Waste Generation and Disposal

Spring 2014 | Waste Disposal Practices in the 21st Century | by Samuel Flewelling and Matthew Tymchak

Emerging Trends in Waste Generation and Disposal

New and different waste streams are requiring companies to take a more holistic assessment approach to evaluating potential human and environmental risks.

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Underground Injection: Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On?

Spring 2014 | Waste Disposal Practices in the 21st Century | by Matthew Tymchak and Samuel Flewelling

Underground Injection: Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On?

While the scientific community has known for nearly a century that some human activities have caused earthquakes, differentiating between tectonic (“natural”) and human-“induced” seismicity remains a rigorous challenge.

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Rare and Strategic Minerals from Waste: Alchemy or Reality?

Spring 2014 | Waste Disposal Practices in the 21st Century | by David Mayfield

Rare and Strategic Minerals from Waste: Alchemy or Reality?

New technologies make it possible to recover rare earth and strategic metals from waste products, but these new processes must be carefully managed in a sustainable way.

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Guest Editorial: The Unique Regulatory Niche of Electronic Waste

Spring 2014 | Waste Disposal Practices in the 21st Century | by Philip Comella, Esq.

Guest Editorial: The Unique Regulatory Niche of Electronic Waste

While the U.S. EPA and many states have implemented regulations to increase recycling of electronic materials, much work still needs to be done to tackle the growing e-waste problem.

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