Tag: new source performance standards

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

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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

REMINDER: MSW Landfill EG & NSPS Comments Due October 26, 2015

REMINDER: MSW Landfill EG & NSPS Comments Due October 26, 2015

Comments on the proposed Emission Guidelines and the New Source Performance Standards supplement are due by Monday, October 26, 2015.

SWANA will be submitting comments in conjunction with the National Waste & Recycling Association. If you or your organization plan to submit comments and would like to coordinate with SWANA, or

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SWANAdvocate—
Latest Legislative News Impacting the Solid Waste Industry
EPA proposes new emissions guidelines, lowered NSPS threshold.

By Jesse Maxwell, Advocacy & eLearning Program Manager, SWANA

In August 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new Emission Guidelines (EG) for existing landfills, a major rule that will have effect across the MSW landfill

A Landfill Game Changer

A Landfill Game Changer

On July 1, 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued notices of two proposed rules affecting municipal solid waste landfills.

The first is a proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for MSW Landfills, which will be contained within Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 60, Subpart

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