Five states awarded grants to address impaired driving

June 23, 2022

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and recently awarded Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland and Nevada grants to enhance their ability to deter and detect alcohol- and drug-impaired impaired drivers “Alcohol and drug use increased during the pandemic as people […]

Li-Cycle Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

June 15, 2022

Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or the “Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2022. Revenues increased […]

DOD isn’t meeting some of the cybersecurity standards it set for contractors

May 23, 2022

Via: FCW

The Defense Department has been inconsistent in meeting the cyber standards it holds contractors to when it comes to securing sensitive but unclassified information. But they’re working on it. A recent Government Accountability Office released on May 19 highlights how […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US energy sector job growth outpaced overall employment in 2021, report finds

June 29, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Despite headwinds caused by the coronavirus pandemic and supply chain constraints, U.S. energy sector jobs grew by 4% from 2020 to 2021, outpacing overall employment. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER), […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Funding for Municipal Recycling Program Supports Purchase of Hi-Tech, Automated Recycling Trucks

June 29, 2022

Via: Waste360

Closed Loop Partners announced Tuesday that its Closed Loop Infrastructure Fund (CLIF) signed and funded its second loan to the Broken Arrow Municipal Authority. The new loan of $1 million was used to support the Authority’s purchase of five new […]

Waste Management

AMP Robotics and Waste Connections Reach Recycling Technology Milestone

June 28, 2022

Via: Waste360

AMP Robotics Corp. (“AMP”), a pioneer in AI, robotics, and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry, has expanded its partnership with Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN), its largest customer. Since late 2020, Waste Connections has booked or deployed 50 […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CEWEP-report: European Waste-to-Energy sector’s contribution to EU Net Zero

June 27, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

“We now have a concrete base, peer-reviewed calculations showing that Waste-to-Energy is part of the solution to the climate crisis that we are in. With appropriate support from the policymakers the sector can be a substantial contributor to the EU’s […]