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EPA: Ambitious plans for wastewater regulations and studies

January 25, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Plan 15), which lays out how the Agency will work to protect the nation’s waterways by following the science and the Clean Water Act to develop technology-based pollution […]


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EPA Announces Plans for Wastewater Regulations and Studies, Including Limits for PFAS, New Study for Nutrients

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Plan 15), which lays out how the Agency will work to protect the nation’s waterways by following the science and the Clean Water Act to develop […]


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Drones monitor landfill methane emissions

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

Greenhouse Gases actually come with a cost. According to a Draft Report on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases presented last November by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the estimated social cost of methane due to the future impacts […]


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Electric vehicles near ‘tipping point’ in 2023, but tax credit questions, utility interconnection challenges lie ahead

January 18, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

Electric vehicles made up more than 5% of new vehicle sales in the United States last year, and experts say rapid growth in transportation electrification is likely to continue. Federal funds will help to develop a national charging network and […]


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Consumers as partners: The evolving utility business model

January 17, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

With the adoption of electric vehicles, rooftop solar systems, battery storage systems, and smart appliances, the role of the electricity consumer is evolving. Now capable of providing services to support local grid operations, consumers are gradually emerging as important partners […]


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DOE encourages 33 groups to submit regional clean hydrogen hub applications

January 13, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

The Great Lakes Clean Hydrogen coalition (GLCH) said it received encouragement from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to submit of a full hydrogen hub application. The coalition, which includes Linde, Energy Harbor, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., GE Aerospace and the University […]


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Renewable Natural Gas Projects Announced for South Dakota, Florida

January 9, 2023

Via: PowerMag

More projects to increase the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) have been announced in Florida and South Dakota, as investments continue in technologies to produce a low-carbon fuel that could replace diesel and other fossil fuels. OPAL Fuels, headquartered […]


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PA Announces $500 Million Loan to Modernize Wastewater Infrastructure

January 6, 2023

Via: Waste360

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $500 million loan to the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank to modernize wastewater and drinking water systems serving over 10 million people throughout New Jersey. This is the first loan issued through […]


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Advanced cooling water treatment concepts (Part 4)

December 22, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

For decades, oxidizing biocides have served as the core treatment for microbiological control in cooling systems. Chlorine is the most well-known biocide, but the evolution of scale/corrosion control programs, and the related shift from slightly acidic to moderately basic pH, […]


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Clean Energy Opens New Renewable Natural Gas Station for Amazon

December 22, 2022

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE), the largest provider of the cleanest fuel for the transportation market, announced the opening of another renewable natural gas (RNG) fueling station that will provide an anticipated 1.4 million gallons of the clean fuel […]


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New Jersey’s last operating coal plant imploded

December 12, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

A former coal-fired power plant in New Jersey was imploded earlier this month as the state moves aggressively to adopt clean energy policies. Starwood Energy demolished the former Logan Generating Plant and announced plans for a new $1 billion venture […]


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Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport (WWETT) Brings Wastewater and Environmental Service Professionals Together in February, Unveils Conference Program

December 1, 2022

Via: Waste360

Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport (WWETT), the world’s largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals, today unveils its conference program. The event takes place February 20-23, 2023 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. […]


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Georgia Power steadfast as decision nears in $2.9 billion rate case

November 30, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Georgia Power Co.’s message to regulators Nov. 29 was clear: Despite attacks that its proposed 12% rate hike is padded with profit, unneeded spending and consumer harm, the utility still wants $2.9 billion more over the next three years. Georgia […]


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Congress likely to intervene to prevent rail strike, keep coal supply on track

November 30, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Congress is likely to intervene to prevent a potentially devastating rail strike that would hamper shipments of coal and other commodities. President Joe Biden has asked Congress to impose a compromise labor agreement and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling […]


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Transformer Failures Disrupted Water Supplies in Houston For Nearly Two Days

November 30, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A nearly two-day-long boil water order that shuttered schools and businesses and affected as many as 2.2 million customers in Houston—the nation’s fourth-largest city— was caused by a power outage stemming from the failure of two city-owned transformers. The incident […]


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Commercial Metals Company Acquires Texas Metal Recycling Facility

November 18, 2022

Via: Waste360

Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) (“CMC”) today announced it completed the acquisition of a Galveston area metals recycling facility and related assets from Kodiak Resources, Inc. and Kodiak Properties, L.L.C. The acquired operation annually processes approximately 55,000 tons of ferrous […]


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No new gas generating resources for California, state air board declares

November 16, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

The California Air Resources Board laid out the policies and actions California proposes to take to cut its use of fossil fuels and achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 or earlier. The board said the update to its scoping plan represents […]


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Utilities seeing benefits from new customer engagement strategies

November 14, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Today’s energy customers demand highly personalized marketing messages — and they are willing to share their data to get them. With a renewed focus on personalization, utilities are taking a fresh look at onboarding and engagement strategies for new customers. […]


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LiqTech Receives Wastewater Treatment System Order for Metal Processing Industry

November 14, 2022

Via: Waste360

LiqTech International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIQT), a clean technology company that manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration products and systems, today announced the receipt of an order for a wastewater treatment system for the metal processing industry in Denmark. The project […]


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Moody’s adopts negative outlook for regulated utility sector, warns on gas prices, economy and cost recovery

November 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Moody’s Investors Service on Friday lowered its outlook for the U.S. regulated utility sector to negative, warning that high natural gas prices, inflation and rising interest rates could mean power providers struggle to promptly recover their costs. “The outlook could […]