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2019 Summer Networking

The A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section will be hosting their 6th Annual Networking Reception on July 23, 2019 at South Branch Tavern & Grill, a short walk from either train station. This has been a great event in the past and we hope you’ll consider joining us this year at a new location. Come out and…

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2019 Stephen Rothblatt Scholarship Application Deadline extended to May 31, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, the Air & Waste Management Association Lake Michigan States Section (A&WMA-LMSS) will again be awarding a graduate student scholarship in memory of Mr. Stephen H. Rothblatt.  Mr. Rothblatt was a longtime supporter and contributor to the A&WMA-LMSS, including serving as Chairman of the Board from 1987-1988.  In his professional capacity,…

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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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