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.      

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, ...