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Infrastructure, Public Works

Industry Experts Weigh In on the Proposed Infrastructure Plan

February 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

Last week, the Trump administration released a 53-page infrastructure plan, outlining its proposal for rebuilding America’s infrastructure. The proposed plan, which is one of the largest to be released by the White House, has some similarities to Australia’s infrastructure plan, […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Commercial Waste Safety Manual Aims to Improve Safety in NYC

February 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Business Integrity Commission (BIC), with help from the New York City Department of Sanitation, the National Waste & Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management, Waste Connections and other local companies, […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Association of APR Expands Plastic Recycling Campaign

February 20, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has enlisted new participants to a campaign to expand market demand for recycled resins and improve plastic recycling in North America. In addition, APR said that it will expand the Recycling Demand Champions Campaign […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

How Prescriptions are Covered by Medicare

February 19, 2018

Via: The Caregiver Space

For over 40 years, Medicare offered no retail prescription drug coverage. Can you imagine? While Medicare Part B has always covered medications administered in a doctor’s office or hospital setting, just a few years ago our nation’s seniors often paid […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

BHS Completes 80 TPH Material Recycling Facility in California

February 14, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Operations have commenced at the 80 tonne per hour Monterey Regional Waste Management District’s (MRWMD) new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), designed and supplied by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). BHS explained that the two-line facility processes 30 tph of commercial and […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Resilience, pipelines & PURPA: FERC regulators preview major issues at NARUC

February 14, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

This year’s winter meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) gave state regulators the uncommon opportunity to hear from all five regulators on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the space of just a few days. On […]

Basic Services, Electric Utility, Others, Public Utilities

Cybersecurity: How utilities can prepare the next generation smart grid

February 12, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Cyber attacks have dominated the headlines and devastated a slew of companies over the past few years – from Equifax to Yahoo, Deloitte to Merck – compromising millions of people’s information and costing billions of dollars in losses to those […]

Social Security, Social Services

Social Security Benefits For Children Beyond Age 18

February 9, 2018

Via: SocialSecurity Info

Social Security pays benefits to unmarried children of parents who paid into Social Security and then retired, died or became disabled. In 2016, we distributed an average of $2.6 billion each month to benefit about 4.3 million children because one […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

DirecTV exploring IPO of Latin America business

February 7, 2018

Via: Fierce Cable

AT&T is exploring an initial public offering for its Latin American DirecTV assets in the first half of the year, the company announced. The division was acquired in the $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV in 2015. It includes satellite TV […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

City of Reno Upgrades its Infrastructure

February 6, 2018

Via: American Infrastructure

Luckily for Reno, Nevada, there have been few more well-timed and fortuitous Capital Improvement Projects in our country’s history than the City of Reno’s Virginia Street Bridge Replacement Project. When the City of Reno, its regional partners, and hundreds of […]