EPA announces plan to issue guidance on state coal ash disposal

May 3rd, 2017

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter to state governors April 28, 2017, informing states that EPA is working on guidelines for implementing state permitting programs under the 2016 Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act to manage the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals, known as CCR or “coal […]

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EPA issues final actions to cut methane emissions from MSW landfills

July 18th, 2016

In a press release issued July 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced steps to further reduce emissions of methane-rich gas from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. The EPA’s release stated: “Cost-effective updates will strengthen requirements for new, modified and existing landfills, and will provide important climate and public health benefits.” Under final rules, […]

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Bonaparte named OPAL award winner

January 4th, 2016

In a press release issued last week, the American Society of Civil Engineers named Rudolph (Rudy) Bonaparte as one of its 2016 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) leadership award winners. Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, NAE, is the president and CEO of Atlanta-based Geosyntec Consultants. He will receive the award March 17, 2016, during ASCE’s […]

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