Articles

October 29, 2020

Methane and Manure, OC Register, Oct. 2020

Five years ago, the largest methane leak in the U.S. was discovered. Since then, multiple mitigation and prevention strategies are making the air cleaner and safe. Among the solutions are capturing tons of methane from the 1.4 million dairy cows in California. This renewable energy source creates energy and ...

October 20, 2020

Wisconsin DNR Launches Waste Characterization Study

The results of the study will provide a planning tool for waste reduction and minimization efforts across the state, and when compared to prior studies conducted in 2003 and 2009, will help officials identify trends in waste and recycling. Share this article using the icons at left, or download ...

October 19, 2020

Toxic PFAS waste that lasts ‘forever’ poses financial, logistical challenges for landfills, Waste Dive, Oct. 19, 2020

Across the industry, stakeholders agree about the importance of determining how landfills deal with PFAS and how the public perceives it. Waste trade associations, scientists, and a host of organizations are in the midst of conducting a number of studies looking closely at the issue, treatment options, the positive ...

Technical Bulletins

September 24, 2020

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2020 CCR Rule Revisions – A Holistic Approach to Closure Part A: Deadline to Initiate Closure and Enhancing Public Access to Information

SCS periodically prepares Technical Bulletins to highlight items of interest to our clients and friends who have signed up to receive them.  We also publish these on our website at http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the CCR Rule Revisions – A Holistic Approach to Closure Part A: Deadline to ...

July 24, 2020

Technical Bulletin 2020: TCEQ’s New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Management

SCS periodically prepares Technical Bulletins to highlight items of interest to our clients and friends who have signed up to receive them.  We also publish these on our website at http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for ...

June 29, 2020

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2020 USEPA Adds 172 PFAS Chemicals to EPCRA TRI Reporting Program

SCS periodically prepares Technical Bulletins to highlight items of interest to our clients and friends who have signed up to receive them.  We also publish these on our website at http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the 2020 USEPA Adds 172 PFAS Chemicals to EPCRA TRI Reporting Program. SCS Engineers will ...

White Papers

October 14, 2020

ISWA Estimation of Waste Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions Using SWEET, Sep 2020

SWEET – Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool This is the final report completed by SCS Engineers for ISWA under the Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) funded project on reducing short-lived climate pollutants. Share this paper using email or social media icons on the left. Download this paper using the ...

September 20, 2020

Responsible Solid Waste Management, APWA, 2020

The concept of integrated solid waste management is increasingly being used by states and local governments as they plan for the future. This management practice includes the source reduction of certain MSW streams and the recovery of generated waste for recycling or composting. It also includes environmentally sound management ...

August 17, 2020

Sample of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Letter Dated Aug. 17, 2020

Reminder Letter to Include Evaluation of Emerging Contaminants in Site Investigation The purpose of this letter is to remind Responsible Parties to assess emerging contaminants and their potential impacts as early in the cleanup process as possible, preferably during the site investigation phase. Contaminants may be present based on ...