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Nonylphenol Ethoxylates Webinar

US EPA Region 5 is co-hosting a webinar on Nonylphenol Ethoxylates on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, from 1-2 PM Central Time.  The webinar will address the new TRI reporting requirements for 13 NPEs and tools for finding NPE alternatives. For more information contact Janet Haff at U.S. EPA Region 5 at haff.janet@epa.gov. To register: https://lnkd.in/eUR7WnN

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New WOTUS Rule Proposed

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE) proposed a new definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS). The significance of this proposal is that WOTUS are the waters that these agencies regulate under Section 404 of the Clean…

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China Changes Impact U.S. Holiday Recycling

China Changes Impact U.S. Holiday Recycling This year, it’s going to be harder to recycle all that holiday wrapping paper and packaging. The reason – China has stopped buying certain kinds of scrap, and more changes are on the way in 2019. Learn More>

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Determinations of Attainment

On November 14, 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“U.S. EPA”) published its proposed rule regarding the Determinations of Attainment by the Attainment Date, Extensions of the Attainment Date, and Reclassification of Several Areas Classified as Moderate for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards in the Federal Register.

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Henry Henderson

We are all saddened by the loss of a friend and colleague of the AWMA-LMS, Harold Henderson,  former Chicago Department of Environment Commissioner.

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Rothblatt 50/50 Raffle

Rothblatt Scholarship 50/50 Raffle Raises $275, PLUS a BONUS $275!!!! Each conference and event is an opportunity to network and engage with our colleagues and reconnect with friends.  The Annual Air Conference was just that!  We had a great group of people to gather and share information and network.  We also took the opportunity to…

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Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Air & Waste Management – Lake Michigan States Section’s brand new Blog! Our Website Committee has made big changes and we have a brand new look! Many thanks to our Website Committee for their many hours of hard work on this project: Robin Pelsis, Deb Jacobson, Kathy Doyle, Allen Peterson, and our…

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U.S. EPA “Adjacent” in the context of Clean Air Act Permitting

U.S. EPA is providing an opportunity for stakeholders to review and comment on draft guidance on its interpretation of “adjacent” in the context of Clean Air Act permitting. New Source Review and Title V operating permit programs apply to “stationary sources” where emissions exceed certain thresholds. To determine what comprises a single “source,” three factors…

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2015 Ozone NAAQS Attainment Challenge For Lake Michigan Basin

Reaching attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone has proven to be a vexing issue for areas near the shores of Lake Michigan, despite substantial reductions in precursor emissions over the past several decades and will prove to be even more difficult with the adoption of the 2015 standard.

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