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DOE Extends Deadline For RFI On Algae, Biomass, And Waste Feedstock

By Lynn L. Bergeson On January 8, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the extension of the deadline for algae, biomass, and waste feedstock research request for information (RFI).  EERE’s … Continue reading

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Final Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Released

On December 12, 2018, the EPA released its long-awaited Management for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule. The EPA addressed industry concerns by amending the hazardous waste listing for nicotine to exclude nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) in this rulemaking, but challenges remain … Continue reading

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Cal/OSHA Cites Over $46,000 to Waste Collection Company for Fatal Truck Accident

Employers should always inspect their equipment to prevent serious or fatal accidents from happening in the workplace. A waste collection company was issued several citations, totaling in $46,270 in penalties by Cal/OSHA after the death of a worker who was … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence Lays Waste to North Carolina Hog Farms

When Hurricane Florence was first predicted to make landfall in Eastern North Carolina earlier this month, Governor Roy Cooper issued the unprecedented action of ordering state-mandated evacuations for many ENC residents. But in one county alone, 2.9 million residents stayed … Continue reading

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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2018 Pig Book Detailing Government Waste

“The Congressional Pig Book is CAGW’s annual compilation of the pork-barrel projects in the federal budget. A “pork” project is a line-item in an appropriations bill that designates tax dollars for a specific purpose in circumvention of established budgetary procedures. … Continue reading

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