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June 21, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is forming a small business panel to help review the agency’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for municipal solid waste landfills.
The Washington-based agency is inviting small businesses, governments and non-profit organizations to participate, according to an EPA news release.
The EPA is required by the Clean Air Act to review new source performance standards every eight years and revise them if necessary. The EPA must complete its review and its proposed actions by Feb. 4, 2014, and take final action by Dec. 17, 2014.
The participants will provide advice and recommendations on the potential impact of the proposed rule on small entities. Companies can nominate themselves by July 5 by contacting the EPA.
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Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.
Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.
Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.
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