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NEWMOA Solid Waste Training - Web Conference

Date: Tuesday November 27, 2007
Time: 1:30 pm
Topic: Innovative Solid Waste Management Methods [PDF]
Speaker(s): James Binder of Alternative Resources in Concord, MA

Draft Agenda

Presentation by Mr. Binder [PDF] - 45 minutes

  • Definition of New and Emerging Technologies
  • Technology Categories-Thermal, Biological, Chemical, Mechanical, Other
  • Overview of More Advanced Technologies-Companies, Processes, Status of Development, U.S Initiatives
  • General Discussion of Environmental Benefits
  • Discussion of Planning Level Economics
  • Obstacles to Development-Lack of Knowledge of Technologies, No Current US Commercial Facility, Lack of Regulatory Policy or Regulations, Existing Regulatory Policy that Inadvertently Precludes Technology Consideration, Need for Public Education to Gain Public Acceptance, Uncertainty of Certain Product Markets or Regulatory Hurdles for Product Use

Questions and Answers

State Roundtable - 45 minutes

Each state should be prepared to outline what their state is seeing regarding proposals for projects using new technologies, where those proposed projects are in the review and approval process, and the questions and issues you have about each



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