The Waxman/Markey bill was passed by the House of Representatives on Friday, June 26, 2009. Since then, The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has organized an e-session specifically on this topic to help you understand this important bill and what it means for you.
The American Clean Energy & Security Act: How Will the Solid Waste Sector Be Affected?
Special E-Session — July 16, 2009 — 1:45 p.m. ET
John Bins, P.E., Managing Consultant
Rich Pandullo, Director, Sustainability & Environmental Management, Trinity Consultants
On Friday June 26, 2009, the U.S. House Of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, HR 2454 (the Waxman/Markey bill) by a vote of 219 to 212. On July 16, 2009, SWANA will host a special e-Session that will discuss the final bill that passed the House, focusing on how it would affect solid waste facilities and operations. The e-Session will review the provisions of the bill of significance to solid waste agencies, as well as the prospects for a companion bill soon to be under consideration in the U.S. Senate.
SWANA — The Solid Waste Association of North America
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Silver Spring, MD 20907