China to hit polluters
- MAILBAG. B., Sarah; R., Brandon; C., Lauren; P., Josh; F., Jordan // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6;1/21/2011, Vol. 89 Issue 14, p2
This article presents views of several readers on a proposal to fine people who do not recycle.
- POTENTIAL FINES FOR RECYCLING TARGETS. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2010, Issue 422, p38
The article reports that a National Assembly for Wales committee is considering Waste Measure 2010, wherein fines may be faced by Welsh councils that will fail to meet recycling targets.
- WASTE GENERATOR BRIEFS. // Waste News;10/28/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p5
Presents news related to waste recycling in the U.S. as of October 28, 2002. Installation of vapor recovery systems in Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC's service stations in Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area; Plans of Delaware environmental officials to fine Wilmington, Delaware-based...
- NEWS DEBATE. // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6;10/22/2010, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p3
The article offers opposing views on whether people in Cleveland, Ohio should pay fines if they do not recycle their trash. According to a student reporter, officials can improve recycling rates and lower the cost of waste collections by tracking how often residents recycle, and fines can also...
- Maine crackdown. Konkoly, Jim // Waste News;03/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 41, p16
Reports on the fines imposed by police officers in Pittsfield, Maine to two men for dumping trash into recycling bins. Impact of the case on public awareness of recycling; Decreasing number of people receiving citations for improper use of recycling bins.
- Recycled Effluent: Should the Polluter Pay? Feinerman, Eli; Plessner, Yakir; Eshel, Dafna M. Disegni // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov2001, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p958
A coastal city can either dispose of recycled effluent by dumping it in the sea, or transfer it to farmers in its hinterland for irrigation. Who should bear the cost of recycling? Three alternatives are employed: a central planner who maximizes the combined utility of city and farmers;...
- MACT Regulations Help Clean Up WTE. Jackson, Danielle // Waste Age;Aug2002, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p8
Assesses the impact of the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) air standard on the reduction of waste-to-energy emissions in the U.S. Effectiveness of the MACT equipment in destroying harmful organics and dioxions; Usability of MACT equipment on preventing greenhouse gases release;...
- Companies anguish over new emission limits and penalties. Burger, Marton // Prague Business Journal;9/3/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 35, p15
Reports on legislation on air emissions that will impose fines and legal action against air polluters in Hungary. Lower emission limits set by the law; Concerns regarding the absence of a transition period for firms to adapt to air-emission standards; Aggregate effect on the business sector and...
- Calif. waste board levies $20,000 fine. // Plastics News;02/28/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 54, p16
Reports that California regulators have fined former Chem-Lite Industries Inc. President William Yates for failure to comply with the state's recycled-content plastic packaging law.