The FDA Seeks a New Way to Review Old Drugs Without Causing Prices to Soar

April 15, 2021

Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine. Doctors have used the drug for treating gout and other rheumatic conditions for well over two centuries. When Peterson went […]

NWRA Calls on Congressmen to Support Incentives for Increased Private Sector Domestic Recycling Infrastructure

April 8, 2021

Arlington, VA – Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Larry Buschon (R-IN) reintroduced the Realizing the Economic Opportunities and Values of Expanding Recycling (RECOVER) Act on April 5. The legislation, which mirrors the bill they introduced in late 2019, would provide […]

Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes high-speed internet for every American

April 1, 2021

WISPA exec called the infrastructure plan ‘right on target’ On Wednesday, President Joe Biden introduced a monumental $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that aims to reshape the American economy. The infrastructure plan is far reaching, and includes, among many […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

As Biden targets 100% clean electricity, strategies emerge to reliably integrate rising renewables

April 19, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

In the transitioning power system, barriers are falling between renewables and traditional fossil and nuclear generation and between types of variable generation like wind and solar. The energy infrastructure proposals from the Biden administration, if approved by Congress, are likely […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Renault wants to generate 1 billion euros from ‘circular economy’ by 2030

April 19, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Renault is going to turn its Flins factory outside Paris into a research, recycling and repair centre and will generate more than 1 billion euros in sales from circular economy. Renault’s chief executive Luca de Meo told the french “du […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Pandemic Highlights Need for Urgent Care Clinics for Women

April 16, 2021

Via: Kaiser Health News

SAN JOSE — Last spring, only weeks into the pandemic, Christina Garcia was spending her days struggling to help her two young sons adjust to online schooling when she got such a heavy, painful period she could barely stand. After […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Pandemic Recycling Data Shows Big Spikes in Cardboard Boxes, Aluminum Cans, Bottles

April 16, 2021

Via: Waste360

PHOENIX – This Earth Day, Republic Services is releasing pandemic recycling data showing significant increases in the recycling of cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles over the last year, reflecting a shift in consumer behavior to more […]