October 8, 2021

Dump fixes solved odor problems in another Virginia town, Herald Courier, Oct. 6, 2021

A landfill gas collection system, commonly termed GCCS, and odor neutralizers are credited with resolving odor issues at multiple Virginia landfills.   Landfill Resource Materials and Educational Videos Staying Ahead of Odor Management at Solid Waste Facilities to Avoid Ramifications The who, what, when, where, and why of measuring ...

October 5, 2021

MSW Characterization Study In Wisconsin, BioCycle, Oct 2021

Based on the results, the DNR estimates that in 2020, Wisconsinites threw away 490,300 tons of these recyclable materials with an estimated market value of more than $76 million. “We want to encourage everyone to take advantage of their local recycling program. The recycling industry in Wisconsin is very ...

October 1, 2021

Energy industries using HDPE liners for flowback water evaporation/recycling ponds, Geosynthetics Magazine, Oct. 2021

In his article in Geosynthetic News, Neil Nowak writes in detail about three sites in Wyoming, Utah, and Texas that are evaporating or recycling water in geomembrane-lined ponds. Nowak’s article demonstrates the successful use of black high-density polyethylene (HDPE) liners to increase evaporation over clay or unlined ponds and ...

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 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

October 8, 2021

The Future of Waste Management, ISWA, Oct. 2021

This 2021 ISWA report, The Future of Waste Management, is based on the scientific and technical experience from ISWA Working Groups, including SCS Engineers and other major groups. In brief, we will see a drastic increase of municipal waste generation all over the world which will need a drastic ...

September 11, 2021

Equitable Community Revitalization Grant – California 2021-2022

California’s 2021 and 2022 budgets provide $500 million to the Department of Toxic Substances Control to support community revitalization. A portion of this funding is for establishing the Equitable Community Revitalization Grant (ECRG)—a grant program to incentivize cleanup and investment.   Learn more here.      

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.