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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Proposed Tax on Plastic Materials is ‘Misguided,’ Would Harm U.S. Economy and Workforce

September 25, 2023

Via: Waste360

America’s plastic makers share Congress’ concerns about the serious problem of mismanaged plastic waste but imposing a 20 cent per pound tax on virgin plastic materials would harm consumers, be a step backward in the fight against climate change, and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Waste and Recycling Needs to Watch for in Reconciliation

September 21, 2021

Via: Waste360

House passage of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) $3.5 trillion reconciliation plan last month was not the end of the process, but rather just the beginning. Analysts are calling this one of the most complicated tax and spending pieces of legislation […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Higher Garbage Bills for Auburn, CA Residents

April 13, 2021

Via: Waste360

The closed landfill in Auburn, CA is costing tax payers money as the city continues to meet the post-closure requirements of the permit for the landfill. The 40-acre landfill, which was closed in 1984, was built in 1957 and is […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

The Solar Industry Wants a Tax Credit Extension. Should It Get One?

September 20, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Four years ago, the U.S. solar industry was in the midst of “jockeying” to attach an extension of the Investment Tax Credit — the industry’s “most important public policy” — to whatever legislation lawmakers deemed appropriate. As the credit neared […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Firms to be Tax Exempt in Iran?

June 19, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The Iranian recycling industry could soon be exempt from paying taxes as the country’s parliament reviews new legislationto save natural resources. According to the Trend News agency, on June 14 Valiollah Gholami Najafabadi, the head of the Iran Recycling Federation, […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities Are Getting a Big Tax Break. How Much Money Will Consumers Get Back?

February 28, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Months after President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, some customers may soon receive returns from their utilities. Nearly every state utility commission in the nation, plus Washington, D.C.’s commission, has started some type of order or investigation […]