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Other Utilities, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Department of Energy Seeks Landfill for Manhattan Project Debris

May 18, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Department of Energy is hosting a 30-day comment period to determine where to put decades-old waste from the Manhattan Project work. The site is called Y-12, and environmental regulators and the community have been discussing plans since a landfill […]


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Washington, D.C., is ‘ideally poised for electrification,’ Sierra Club finds. The city’s gas utility disagrees.

May 13, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

How Washington, D.C., reaches 2050 carbon neutrality could depend on the cost of renewable natural gas — which electrification advocates say is likely to be expensive. Washington Gas in 2020 filed a Climate Business Plan that called for using renewable […]


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Consumers, utilities and sustainability — a meeting of the minds but maybe not the pocketbooks?

May 9, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Energy customers are keen to be green — as long as it doesn’t put them in the red. Sixty-five percent of US consumers say sustainability is important when choosing an energy provider, according to the EY Navigating the Energy Transition […]


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Texas regulators look to distributed resources, additional coal reserves, to boost reliability

April 22, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

The PUCT on Thursday continued its work to overhaul the state’s wholesale markets in the wake of Winter Storm Uri and widespread blackouts last year. Commissioners are rushing to hammer out details that will inform an Aug. 1 FFSS request […]


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White House Calls on Defense Production Act to Bolster EV Battery Supply

April 21, 2022

Via: PowerMag

When the White House signed an executive order to get to 50% electric vehicle (EV) sales share by 2030 while relying on American manufacturing, there were some serious concerns about whether the U.S. could make that many EVs, and then […]


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Li-Cycle Completes Commercial Agreements with LG Chem and LG Energy Solution

April 21, 2022

Via: Waste360

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 that it has completed commercial agreements with LG Energy Solution, Ltd. (LGES; […]


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WasteFuel Strengthens Leadership With Appointment of Leading Biofuels Executive as New COO

April 15, 2022

Via: Waste360

WasteFuel, the developer of low-carbon biofuels from waste, announces the appointment of leading biofuels executive Jeffrey Briggs as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Jeff will build upon the success of WasteFuel’s recent deals with shipping giant Maersk and private aviation […]


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Arizona Regulator Rejects SRP’s 820-MW Aeroderivative Gas-Fired Expansion

April 14, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) has delivered a major blow to the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District’s (SRP’s) urgent plans to expand the 575-MW gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station with 820 MW of fast-start capacity. The ACC in […]


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USDOT announces new vehicle fuel economy standards for 2024-2026

April 5, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Friday that it had developed new, landmark fuel economy standards. The new standards would require an industry-wide fleet average of approximately 49 mpg for passenger cars and light […]


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Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. and Battelle to Collaborate on PFAS Destruction for Wastewater

March 30, 2022

Via: Waste360

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCCI) and Battelle will join forces to tackle one of today’s most formidable environmental challenges—the removal and destruction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from wastewater. Battelle has chosen Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (Crystal Clean) as its […]