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Our Mission: To enhance and promote effective State and Territorial programs and to affect relevant national policies for waste and materials management, environmentally sustainable practices, and environmental restoration.

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Recent News

  • The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request was released on May 28, 2021. A June 2nd EPA news release with the Administrator’s statement on the budget request that also includes links to EPA’s FY 2022 Congressional Justification and Budget in Brief can be found here.
  • ASTSWMO is looking to replace the “Hero Image” that appears in the header of every page of the website. We are asking the membership to submit nominations for the new image. If you have one you would like to share, please email a copy of the image or a link to it to timothyg@astswmo.org.
  • The ASTSWMO Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the 2021 Lifetime Award. View the policy here. All nominations must be sent to Dania Rodriguez via email by June 25, 2021.
  • Want to learn more about the ASTSWMO CEC Steering Committee? Check out their new webpage!

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Recent Publications

2021 Site Assessment Focus Group GIS Paper (5/18/2021) - The ASTSWMO Site Assessment Focus Group created and distributed a… Read More
Tanks Subcommittee Comments on US EPA Proposed Rule for E15 Fuel Dispenser Labeling and Compatibility with USTs (4/16/2021) - Comments by the ASTSWMO Tanks Subcommittee regarding US EPA’s Proposed… Read More

Recent Webinars

ASTSWMO RCRA Corrective Action Webinar Series: Michigan’s Long-Term Stewardship Program and Its Use of Drones (5/19/2021) - View Presentation The State of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great… Read More
2021 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Webinar Recordings (5/6/2021) - Presentations Welcome, Plenary, and Keynote What’s the Buzz in Materials… Read More
ASTSWMO RCRA Corrective Action Webinar Series: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC Site: Case-Study (3/31/2021) - View Presentation The 78-acre Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC site… Read More

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ASTSWMO

ASTSWMO was incorporated in 1974, and has maintained a full time office in Washington, DC, since 1980. The Association holds two general membership meetings each year, and a number of specialized roundtables, workshops or conferences for specific program areas of high interest. The Association also provides a steady flow of services and information to our members along program specific lines throughout the year. We work closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that our members are aware of the most current developments related to their programs and coordinate the work of our State regulators with that of their federal counterparts. The Association also represents the interests of our members in Washington, DC. While no single entity can speak for all State waste programs, the capability of consolidating similar views and ensuring that State managers have the opportunity to speak in unison on important waste management issues assists their ability to influence national decision-making. ASTSWMO's most important role is to assist States in learning from and working with other State peers. Within the Association it is an axiom that States learn best from other States in matters of program implementation, and ASTSWMO's collective efforts are all focused on making that happen.
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ASTSWMOWednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 8:23pm
ASTSWMO and NEIWPCC members at the National Tanks Conference Planning Meeting.
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ASTSWMOThursday, February 20th, 2020 at 1:48pm
Members of the ASTSWMO Tanks Subcommittee at a meeting in Washington D.C.
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ASTSWMOTuesday, January 28th, 2020 at 8:07pm
Board members at the ASTSWMO January Board Meeting in Napa CA.
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ASTSWMO added 15 new photos — in Seattle, Washington.Monday, July 29th, 2019 at 12:50pm
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ASTSWMO added 36 new photos.Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 7:16pm
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ASTSWMO added 9 new photos.Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 9:09pm
Thank you to Dania Rodriguez for representing ASTSWMO

Become a Member

To become a member please download, review, and fill out the form below. When you complete it please email it to the appropriate ASTSWMO staff (listed at the top of the form).

New Member Form

Members in Action Guidance Document

Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2002, ASTSWMO instituted the ASTSWMO Lifetime Achievement Award, to recognize an outstanding individual who has worked in State government in the areas of solid and hazardous waste management, sustainability/materials management, underground storage tanks, or contaminated site clean-up.

The purpose of the award is to recognize work done on behalf of the States and in furtherance of ASTSWMO’s mission to enhance and promote effective State and Territorial programs for waste and materials management, to encourage environmentally sustainable practices, and to affect relevant national waste and materials management policies.

Click here for the full description and a list of past winners.

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