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Mar

2016

Solar Power Adds New Life to Closed Landfills

In the last few years more municipalities have been starting to think about alternative options for their closed and capped landfills.  One option that has become increasingly popular, no doubt with help from New York’s REV strategy (Reforming the Energy Vision) and NY-Sun initiative, has been solar energy.
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14

Mar

2016

Lead in Drinking Water

Schools and municipal buildings should follow the 3Ts

Author: John Benson
Schools and other municipal buildings in New York and across the nation generally are not required to monitor their taps for lead, copper or any other contaminants, but many are wondering what they should be doing to ensure the drinking fountains and cafeterias have safe, clean water.
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25

Feb

2016

Changes are Likely for the Current E-Waste Law

Author: Luann Meyer
February 24, 2016 was a big day in Albany for proponents of change to the E-Waste Law.  Eighteen (18) municipal representatives and e-waste recycling advocates told lawmakers at a hearing that the state’s 6-year old electronic waste recycling law is putting unnecessary fiscal strain on local governments.
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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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11

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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