Malaysia Returns 150 Containers of Plastic Waste

January 21, 2020

Malaysia announced it has returned 150 containers of plastic waste to the countries from which they were illegally imported. On January 20, the country’s Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said she ordered 3,737 metric tons of trash to be returned […]

EPA Partially Approves, Disapproves CARB’s Clean Air Act Plan

January 16, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partially approving and partially disapproving a Clean Air Act (CAA) plan submitted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to implement the EPA’s Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills […]

New York Planning 1GW-Plus Offshore Wind Solicitation in 2020

January 9, 2020

New York confirmed plans to issue its second solicitation for offshore wind farms this year, expected to add at least 1 gigawatt to the state’s pipeline. The upcoming solicitation, to be overseen once again by the New York State Energy […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Connections Acquires Penn Waste

January 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

Penn Waste announced it has been acquired by Waste Connections, Inc. Founded in 2000, Penn Waste offers residential and commercial waste management and recycling services in south central Pennsylvania. In a January 18 blog post, Penn Waste made the following […]

Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

IEA: Energy Transition Possible, But More Expensive, Without Oil & Gas Buy-In

January 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The energy transition will be cheaper and faster with the full support of the oil and gas sector, but national oil companies, in particular, are falling behind, the IEA warned in a report compiled with the World Economic Forum and […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

America’s Concentrated Solar Power Companies Have All but Disappeared

January 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

There are fears for one of America’s last two remaining concentrated solar power developers as the embattled sector attempts to pivot to a new business model abroad. SolarReserve, which developed the 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in […]