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Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Trump Promotes Gas-to-plastics Project in Pennsylvania

August 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

President Donald Trump made a trip to western Pennsylvania earlier this week to promote a project that would turn gas into plastic products. Trump visited Shell’s Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which critics claim will be the largest air polluter in the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA Seeks to Advance U.S. Recycling Efforts

August 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its framework to tackle the nation’s recycling problems. Following the 2018 America Recycles Summit, EPA worked with the 45 organizations that signed the America Recycles Pledge to form workgroups that align with […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

$87m Solid Waste Collection Contract in Volusia County, Florida for FCC

August 13, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

In Florida, members of Volusia County Council have approved unanimously the award for solid waste collection services to FCC Environmental Services, the American affiliate of FCC group. The contract term will be 7 and a half years, with a possible […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Michigan County Authorizes Construction of New Recycling Facility

August 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Marquette County, Mich., Solid Waste Authority recently authorized the construction of a new $6.3 million recycling facility, which will be funded with loans and a grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. The facility will […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Newark Residents Promised Bottled Water Over Worries Of Dangerous Lead In Public System

August 12, 2019

Via: Kaiser Health News

After an EPA letter cited insufficient home filters distributed by city, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said bottled water will be provided to residents with lead service lines. Meanwhile, the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How EnBW Plans to Become the Next Big US Offshore Wind Player

August 8, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

It’s neither easy nor cheap to get a piece of action in the U.S. offshore wind market these days, but EnBW has come tantalizingly close. In last December’s auction for a trio of lease areas, the winning development groups ponied […]


Miscellaneous

SolarEdge Shares Hit All-Time High as Europe Eclipses US in Sales

August 7, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Solar microelectronics manufacturer SolarEdge followed up record revenue last quarter with even higher sales in Q2. The Israel-based, U.S.-listed company shipped 1.3 gigawatts AC of inverters and pulled in revenues of $325 million for the quarter, up 20 percent from […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boxed Water Partners with Creamline NYC to Reduce Plastic Waste

August 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Boxed Water Is Better, a company that provides an alternative to plastic bottles by producing pure water in 100 percent recyclable and paper-based cartons, recently announced a new contract with New York-based Creamline. Creamline, a multiunit restaurant concept offering American […]


Miscellaneous

Dominion invests $1.1B in offshore wind, watches Northeast developments

August 5, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Dominion has expressed the possibility of developing more than 2,000 MW of offshore wind off the Virginia coast. “I would pencil out maybe a $3,000 per kilowatt-hour installed,” Koonce said. “And if you do that, you come up with a […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glass Recycler to Pay $1.2M Over Alleged Illegal Battery Disposal

August 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

A Sacramento, Calif., glass recycler will pay $1.2 million to settle allegations that its Sacramento facility illegally disposed of more than 500,000 pounds of discarded batteries from homes and businesses, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced on July […]