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Public Utilities, Waste Management

TotalEnergies and New Hope Energy Partner on U.S. Advanced Recycling Project

May 19, 2022

Via: Waste360

TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE) and New Hope Energy today announced a commercial agreement under which New Hope Energy will build an advanced recycling plant in Texas to transform end-of-life plastic waste into a recycled feedstock that TotalEnergies will partly purchase and […]


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 […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5 ways to proactively protect government networks

May 18, 2022

Via: FCW

Adversaries appear to launch attacks with impunity, and their newfound speed and aggression has had a damaging impact on our national security. Read More on FCW


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Li-Cycle Opens Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in Arizona

May 17, 2022

Via: Waste360

Li-Cycle 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 its previously announced Arizona Spoke facility located in Gilbert, Arizona has commenced […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boxed Water Raises the Alarm on New Plastic Recycling Data

May 17, 2022

Via: Waste360

Boxed Water Is Better – the most renewable packaged water in the water aisle – is calling for industries and individuals to flex their purchase power for the sake of the planet based on alarming new data sources that reveal […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

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 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Municipalities are Tackling Food Waste and Climate Change

May 13, 2022

Via: Waste360

Food and climate change are increasingly becoming advocacy issues tied together, according to speakers at the WasteExpo session, “Municipal and State Food Waste Policy as a Lever for Tackling Climate Change.” “Food waste and climate action are really increasing,” said […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Iowa Transportation Commission presents draft of improvement program

May 13, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) presented a draft of the Fiscal Year 2023-2027 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program to the Iowa Transportation Commission Tuesday. Included in the $4.2 billion in state and federal funding expected to be available over the […]


Basic Services, Civil Service

The public power option should be a community decision

May 12, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

​​​​Dozens of communities contact the American Public Power Association every year, seeking information on public power and the process of forming a public power utility. Currently, many cities are exploring public power as an avenue to achieve greater access to […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Three Ways Utilities Can Accelerate EV Adoption

May 11, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Electric vehicles are coming. Do you hear them? (Probably not.) The exact speed of our collective embrace of electric vehicles (EVs) will vary around the country—due to factors such as EV familiarity, vehicle availability, purchase prices and incentives—but the cars […]