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Texas Approves Nation's Largest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Site

Article: Texas Approves Nation's Largest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Site

AUSTIN, Texas, January 14, 2009 (ENS) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, voted 2-0 Tuesday to grant a double license for Waste Control Specialists to dispose of up to 28 million cubic feet of low-level radioactive waste from Texas, Vermont and the federal government in Andrews County. Commissioner Larry Soward abstained from the vote.…

Waste Company Would Import Mexican PCBs to Burn in Texas

Article: Waste Company Would Import Mexican PCBs to Burn in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental groups have filed comments and numerous related documents with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in opposition to a company’s application for authorization to import and burn polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, in Southeast Texas. Veolia Environmental Services proposes to import 20,000 tons of toxic liquid PCBs from Mexico to…