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New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) are pollution control standards issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

A Measure of Relief from the EPA…for Now

A Measure of Relief from the EPA…for Now

It’s been announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills.

Last August, EPA issued updated guidelines for existing landfills, as well as standards for newly built, modified, or reconstructed

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

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

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

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

SWANA News

SWANA News

Savings to Make You Smile: SWANA’s Program of Preferred Providers
SWANA announced the debut of a new affinity program at WASTECON® 2016 in August, and since then, the program has grown rapidly with three vendors added in the last three months. This program offers a preferred provider lineup where members can take

EPA Releases Long-Awaited NSPS & EG Rules

EPA Releases Long-Awaited NSPS & EG Rules

On July 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issuedfinal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new, modified, and reconstructed MSW landfills, as well as new Emission Guidelines (EG) for MSW landfills built on or before July 17, 2014. This caps a years-long rulemaking process and marks a major change for

SWANA/NWRA Comment on Proposed Landfill Emissions Guidelines

SWANA/NWRA Comment on Proposed Landfill Emissions Guidelines

In my presentations to SWANA’s chapters last month, I referenced the industry’s safety performance as a reason for our renewed emphasis on reducing accidents and injuries. In late October, the federal government released the 2014 injury and illness data for employers and employees, including the waste industry. The news was

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