The National Biosolids Data Project (NBDP) launched its biosolids survey for water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) in January. And state biosolids coordinators have been providing state-by-state biosolids information. Data collection is ongoing, and to illustrate what has been learned so far, the NBDP introduced its new BiosolidsData.org website. “Data and reports from several states are...
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The U.S. Supreme Court on April 27 heard oral arguments pertaining to its pending review of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal’s January 2020 ruling on small refinery “economic hardship” exemptions (SREs).
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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, ReFED, and the World Wildlife Fund are leading the call on Congress and the Biden administration to undertake policies to address food loss and waste (FLW).
New York City (NYC) can achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through a dramatic ramp-up of renewable energy, deep emissions cuts across its building and transportation sectors, and transitioning to low carbon fuels, according to a joint study led by the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and the two major utilities serving NYC, Con Edison and National Grid.
Before January 2021, no food scraps-to-renewable natural gas (RNG) pathways had been certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) under CA-GREET 3.0 —the life cycle analysis model that has been used by the agency since 2019 to certify Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) pathways. Then in January, CARB used the rare Design-based pathway process to certify a pathway in the City of Napa, California for Zero Waste Energy (ZWE), as described in a recent BioCycle article.