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New EPA Requirements for Landfills

On July 14, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the long-awaited New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills.  The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 29, 2016 as Subpart XXX Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills that Commenced Construction. Reconstruction. or Modification after…

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Mixed Waste Processing – Is It Right for You?

Mixed Waste Processing (MWP), where all waste is processed to remove recyclables, is being considered by counties that want to increase recycling in a way that is easy for their customers.  The assumption is the public won’t have to do anything but throw waste away, and recycling will be achieved.   however, there are some considerations…

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