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Feb

2016

Revisions to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations - Update

This blog post is a follow up to my posting in October 2015 - “Leaner, Not Necessarily Meaner” - A Fresh Look at the Proposed Changes to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations.  The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) held a stakeholders meeting on February 23, 2016 in Albany for various solid waste and recycling organizations to present and discuss the proposed changes prior to draft regulations being released.


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Nov

2015

Updated NYSDEC Policy on Environmental Monitoring Services

On November 4th, 2015, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) issued an updated Commissioner’s Policy (CP#64) on Environmental Monitoring Services. This is the first update to the policy since February 20, 1992.

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Oct

2015

“Leaner, Not Necessarily Meaner”

A Fresh Look at the Proposed Changes to New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations

After many years of discussions, debate and suggested revisions, it looks like the long awaited changes to the New York State Part 360 Solid Waste Regulations are getting closer to a reality.  At the New York State Association for Solid Waste Management (NYSASWM) 2015 Fall Conference held on October 5th & 6th in Lake Placid, Robert Phaneuf of the NYSDEC presented a regulatory update which provided a glimpse of what may be included in the revised Part 360.
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Oct

2015

State Officials are Listening – An Update to My Solid Waste Planning Blog

Author: Luann Meyer
Since my last blog in April, New York State has obviously been listening to the challenges set forth by local governments to implement their solid waste management plans and now they appear to be doing something about it. 
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Sep

2015

Active Design Promotes Physical Activity and Environmental Stewardship

The traditional perception of recreation and its benefits is rapidly evolving. Significant trends include urbanization, climate change, an aging population, changing family structures, and public health issues related to inactivity. Engineers can be leaders in adapting to this complex equation of changing realities. Active Design is an approach to the development of neighborhoods, streets and buildings that uses architecture, engineering and urban planning to make daily physical activity more accessible and inviting.

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