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EPA seeks public input on draft toxicity assessments for PFAS chemicals
EPA has posted an advanced copy of the federal register notice (and supporting documents) requesting public review and comment on, “Draft Human Health Toxicity Assessments for Hexafluoropropylene Oxide Dimer Acid and its Ammonium Salt (GenX Chemicals) and for Perfluorobutane Sulfonic Acid (PFBS) and Related Compound Potassium Perfluorobutane Sulfonate.”
Following closure of the 60-day public comment period, EPA will consider the comments, revise the draft documents and consider the need for additional peer review, as appropriate, and then publish the toxicity assessments; LINK HERE
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- Oklahoma Receives EPA Approval of State CCR Permit Program
On June 18, 2018, EPA announced its approval of Oklahoma’s coal combustion residuals (CCR) permit program. Oklahoma is the first State to receive such approval. More information can be found on the EPA website here
Hey USA!! Do you recycle?? Let’s all do our part to increase recycling!!! #AmericaRecyclesDay https://t.co/gqrRFt33Qa
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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.