Category Archives: Legislative News

President Trump & Congressional Democrats agree on the size of an infrastructure package: $2 Trillion

President Trump & Congressional Democrats agree on the size of an infrastructure package: $2 Trillion

Source: nssga.org President Trump met with Democratic Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, today at the White House to discuss the size of an infrastructure package.  Reports coming out of today’s meeting reflect that President Trump and the Democrats agreed to work on a $2 trillion package over […]

Remaking the Senate: Hyper-Democracy rears its head

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. Source: Faithandfreedom.com. by John A Sparks   Periodically, those who do not think that the U.S. Constitution is “democratic” enough set out to repudiate the document’s genius. The Electoral College is often the […]

New York State DEC: Extension to compliance deadline for construction & demolition debris handling and recovery facilities

The transition period for CDDHRFs (C&D Debris Processing Facilities) to come into compliance with new Subpart 361-5 regulations would have ended on May 3, 2019, but a January 25, 2019 Enforcement Discretion Letter has extended this deadline until May 3, 2020. Upcoming events April 27, 2019: Repair Café – Yorktown April 27, 2019: Repair Café […]

How to comply with Ontario’s new tire recycling requirements

How to comply with Ontario’s new tire recycling requirements

A recently implemented law in Canada’s province of Ontario tasks companies with following through on significant obligations associated with the disposal of used tires throughout the product lifecycle. All AEM member companies who sell, distribute or manufacture tires or products using tires in Ontario are responsible for meeting mandatory and enforceable targets for collecting and […]

Illegal dumping of E-waste in New York’s Onondaga County

Illegal dumping of E-waste in New York’s Onondaga County

NYS DEC news: On April 4, ECO Don Damrath worked on a complaint from city of Syracuse officials involving the illegal disposal of flat screen TVs at various locations in the city. Evidence from nine large TVs dumped in the driveway of an abandoned home led ECO Damrath and Syracuse City Police Officer Carlos Romain […]