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 ...

October 1, 2020

What to Expect When You Are Expecting… A Regulatory Inspection, Sep. 2020

Marie Samson, of SCS Tracer, outlines the steps to have your facility prepared as best as possible for regulatory inspections. With planning, the inspection will go well and you can then breathe a little easier. Typically a regulatory inspector will review any findings with you prior to leaving; and ...

October 1, 2020

Epic Fails – Unknown Controls, RETA Breeze, Oct. 2020

Bill Lape, of SCS Tracer Environmental, writes of a particular set of Epic Fails – low hanging fruit for an auditor or a regulator in this article. Avoid Epic Fails to keep employees and the public safe. Anyone responsible for operating or maintaining an ammonia refrigeration system is encouraged ...