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Federal Remediation Case Studies

Member agencies of the Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable (FRTR) announced the release of 56 new case study reports describing the cost and performance of remediation at hazardous waste sites. Studies were compiled by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of an ongoing commitment to document and share experiences based on actual field applications of cleanup technologies.

A total of 274 reports are available on the FRTR website at www.frtr.gov. In addition, abstracts of the new studies and a CD-ROM of all 274 reports are available from the National Service Center for Environmental Publications. Call toll-free: (800) 490-9198.

Collection & Transfer Handbook

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE), Annapolis, Md., has published “The Complete Handbook on Solid Waste Collection & Transfer,” written by H. Lanier Hickman Jr. The handbook includes information on the design and operation of drop-off centers and commercial collection services; a step-by-step process to select and manage contract collection services; and guidance on how to select, operate and maintain collection equipment.

Chapters include information on legislative issues, and standard policies and procedures that affect collection and transfer. Cost is $95 and may be bought directly from AAEE. Website: www.aaee.net.

Federal Regulations Manual

The Government Institutes Division of the ABS Group Inc., Rockville, Md., has published the “2000 Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs).” Categories include energy, labor/OSHA, environmental and transportation regulations. For a copy, please call the division's customer service department at (301) 921-2323 and mention Priority Code CP 09.

Truck Survey

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), Farmington Hills, Mich., has released the “2001 Manufacturer Employee Compensation Report,” conducted and compiled by the Profit Planning Group, Boulder, Colo.

The data details compensation practices for participating companies and is designed to help truck equipment manufacturers improve compensation packages. The report is $100 for members and $200 for non-members. Call toll-free: (800) 441-6832. For additional information on the report, visit www.ntea.com.