Tag: ACC

Public Utilities, Waste Management

ACC Encourages House to Pass Recycling Legislation, Send to President Biden’s Desk

September 16, 2022

Via: Waste360

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) applauds the Senate for unanimously passing S. 3742 the Recycling and Composting Accountability Act (RCAA) and S. 3743 the Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act (RIAA) in late July. These bipartisan bills are commonsense steps in […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Arizona Public Service asks court to reverse ACC cost recovery, ROE decisions

April 29, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

APS has asked the Arizona Court of Appeals to reverse the ACC’s cost recovery disallowance and vacate the return on equity decision, as well as a 20-basis point penalty that regulators imposed for customer service issues. In 2020, an ACC […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Researchers tackle recovery and recycling of bromine and antimony from flame-retarded plastics

December 9, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) is joining with Charles Darwin University (CDU) in Darwin, Australia and the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain to develop new processes for recovering and recycling bromine […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Arizona names head regulator critical of APS political influence

January 8, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The election of Burns puts a consistent utility critic at the helm of the Arizona commission — a state that’s seen a string of political controversies and solar policy battles involving APS. ​In 2016, Burns issued a subpoena to APS, […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

ACC Aims to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040

May 11, 2018

Via: Waste360

The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Plastics Division has announced three ambitious goals that crystallize U.S. plastics resin producers’ commitment to recycle or recover all plastic packaging used in the United States by 2040 and to further enhance plastic pellet stewardship […]