The autumn edition of the ASTSWMO Newsletter is available and archived on the Newsletter page.
On October 28, 2013, the ASTSWMO Board of Directors retained and revised the Association’s Policy Position on Federal Facilities.
On October 29th, 2013, at the Annual Meeting Reception and Awards Ceremony, ASTSWMO honored Stan Phillippe (CA DTSC, retired) with the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his varied and storied career with the California State Water Resources Control Board, the Kansas Geological Survey, and the State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control. Stan actively participated with ASTSWMO for 23 years, at various times chairing Task Forces, Focus Groups, and Subcommittees. Though he retired in 2010, Stan continues to advocate for the environment as a member of the Board of Directors of the American River Parkway Foundation.
The Travel Policy has been updated to include new policies requiring travelers to purchase non-refundable tickets and deposit checks within 60 days, as well as language regarding deadlines for reissuing checks and per diem when utilizing Special Travel. Be certain to read the policy in full before traveling and seeking reimbursement with ASTSWMO.
The 2012 State Fund Survey Results are now available on the Tanks Subcommittee Publications page. ASTSWMO thanks Lynda Provencher and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation for their work in collecting and compiling data
The slides and presenter's notes from the Hazardous Waste Program Information Management Task Force's RCRAInfo 101 Webinar are on the Hazardous Waste Policies and Publications page.
The EPA’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery is pleased to announce the release of an updated set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the existing cathode ray tube (CRT) regulation. This set of FAQs includes both new and updated questions that have been added to the original set of CRT FAQs that were released April 2013. All of the FAQs related to the CRT regulation can be found on the EPA website at http://www.epa.gov/osw/hazard/recycling/electron/crt-faq.htm.