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EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills. In a May 5th letter, EPA notified industry petitioners that the agency was granting their reconsideration request. This stay will  … Read More

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION APPROVED IN MISSOURI

SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND LEGISLATION APPROVED IN MISSOURI

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Motorists Will Be Required to Slow Down and Proceed With Caution When Approaching Waste and Recycling Vehicles or Face Penalties

Arlington, VA– May 22, 2017 – On May 19, the Missouri General Assembly approved legislation that will protect workers in the waste and recycling industry on the state’s roadways. Missouri is  … Read More

Final US GHG Inventory for 1990–2015 Available

Final US GHG Inventory for 1990–2015 Available

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The US EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is providing information to its stakeholders about EPA’s Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (Inventory). The Inventory is an annual report that tracks US greenhouse gas emissions and sinks by source category and economic sector, going back to 1990. Municipal  … Read More

News Alert: The New Construction General Permit

News Alert: The New Construction General Permit

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The EPA issued the final 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP) on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The permit took effect on February 16, 2017 and will last for five years. The 2017 CGP is similar to the 2012 CGP it replaces and includes discharge limitations and requirements for self-inspections, corrective actions, staff training,  … Read More



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