April 10 workshop to be hosted by Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Manufacturers’ Association

Environmental Leadership : A Smart Business Choice

This year’s workshop will feature speakers providing timely information on energy efficiency, solid waste management and reduction, and environmental best practices. Presentations include case studies from two Mississippi industries, Toyota and Southwire.

More information is available on the MDEQ website.

Virginia issues solid waste report for 2011

RICHMOND, VA. — The Department of Environmental Quality released its annual report today on solid waste management in Virginia. The report includes the amounts of solid waste managed in Virginia in 2011, and the amounts and sources of solid waste generated outside the Commonwealth.

The total amount of solid waste received at Virginia facilities during

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Georgia Environmental Protection Division Proposes Amendments To Increase Regulation of Inert Waste Landfills

The Georgia EPD recently proposed amendments to the state’s solid waste management regulations governing permits for inert waste landfills. The proposed amendments will now require new inert waste landfills to obtain a comprehensive solid waste handling permit to operate. The amendments also set forth design and operational standards which must be met before an inert

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