Tag: Task Force

The Silent Equipment Killer

What ASTSWMO UST Task Force Found The ASTSWMO UST Task Force solicited information for fiscal year 2012 from all 50 states, five territories, and the District of Columbia in an effort to determine the violations most often encountered during UST compliance inspections. Responses were received from 35 states and territories, covering nearly 59,000 UST inspections […]

National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship—Accomplishments

National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship—Accomplishments On America Recycles Day in November 2010, President Obama established the Interagency Task Force on Electronics Stewardship with the goal of developing a long-term strategy for managing electronics from cradle to grave. In the first update to the 2011 National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship (NSES), the Task Force outlined some […]

President’s Pollinator Protection Strategy

Even as we swat away the last bees of summer and watch the occasional butterfly flit among flowers, agriculturalists are feeling the impact of the dwindling numbers of the pollinators we depend on for food crops. According to the White House, honey bees alone provide pollination for “at least 90 commercially grown crops in North […]