Articles

July 28, 2021

SCS software helps simplify landfill gas monitoring – Waste Today and C&D, July 2021

During the 2021 Summer of Compliance, landfill operators are preparing to meet new Clean Air Act compliance standards. Waste Today and Construction & Demolition magazines featuring SCSeTools – in use on one-third of U.S. landfills to track LFG monitoring data. eTools is easy to use and change parameters, tracks ...

July 27, 2021

Managing Household Hazardous Waste in the Wake of Storms, Waste360, July 2021

Quality Advisor focused on safety, Mike Knox, supports landfill operators dealing with household hazardous wastes. Mike provides us with plenty of good advice in this Waste360 article.     More articles by Mike Knox: Hydrogen Sulfide at Landfills, SWANA Newsletter An operational perspective of technology in the solid waste ...

July 21, 2021

Media Borough debuts new municipal-wide composting program, July 2021

Residents of Media have a new avenue of food waste removal at their disposal — municipality-wide composting. Borough officials hope the program will reduce household waste up to 30%, create nutrient-rich soil, and lower the carbon footprint by keeping food scraps from being burned at the incinerator in Chester.  ...

Technical Bulletins

July 20, 2021

SCS Technical Bulletin – 2021 TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for CCR Management, July 2021

TCEQ has developed a program for implementing the Federal rules governing CCR facilities in Texas. While TCEQ’s CCR program needs to be as protective as the federal CCR rules, there are important distinctions in Chapter 352. CCR facilities must submit a detailed application to obtain a TCEQ registration by ...

June 21, 2021

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2021 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 https://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes and updates the TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for Coal Combustion ...

June 1, 2021

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2021, Update to National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2021, Update to NESHAP, 40 CFR 63 Subparts IIII, MMMM, PPPP, WWWW The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (the “Act”) requires the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), also known as air toxics, from industrial categories in two phases. ...

White Papers

July 16, 2021

Letter to EPA: Alternative Test Method and Procedure Application

Alternative Test Method and Procedure Application – Field Determination of Carbon Monoxide Concentration in Landfill Gas Extraction Wells Letter dated April 21, 2021, to EPA with recommendations for alternative test methods. Mentioned in the SCS Engineers’ webinar on NESHAP, ESPSS/EG compliance in July of 2021.      

July 16, 2021

Companion Slide Set from Webinar: Compliance During the NESHAP NSPS EG Transition Period

 

June 25, 2021

PFAS Fate and Transport in Waste-to-Energy Facilities, SWANA ARF, 2021

One of the potential sources of environmental PFAS is emissions from waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities. For this reason, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Waste Conversion and Energy Recovery (WCER) Group selected the topic of “PFAS Fate and Transport in WTE Facilities” for investigation. SWANA has published the full report, ...