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As part of the Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two proposals to further reduce emissions of methane-rich gas from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.

Republic Services, Inc. reported net income of $190.3 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2015, versus $179.0 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for 2014.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing two new hazardous waste rules to strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses.

Alpine Waste & Recycling has agreed to provide the City of Golden, Colorado with waste hauling and recycling services on an exclusive basis in a deal that will add 3,400 homes to the company’s operations.

Tamara Oliver Washington, a former Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) employee, plead guilty to conspiracy and to solicitation of bribes in connection with a 14 year scheme in which DPW employees accepted cash payments from commercial haulers in return for allowing the commercial haulers to dump trash at the Quarantine Road Landfill without paying the disposal fees.

California local governments have received the news they have been waiting for since 2012 – that an industry legal challenge against Alameda County to make producers share in responsibility for safe medicine disposal will not be taken up by the Supreme Court, allowing Alameda, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties to implement their ordinances and other counties to proceed in adopting similar ordinances.