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The irony will not be lost on the electronics sector.  The Basel Ban Amendment, short a few remaining votes at the May meeting of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, ultimately failed to get the necessary support for passage in spite of much fanfare.  The Basel Ban Amendment would have meant a virtual halt in the continued export of e-waste internationally.  As of September 2019, it…

The Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) has recently released a new proposed standard, the Canadian Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Guideline, with a “view to assist[ing] stakeholders in siting, design, approval, and operations of AD facilities that process food and other organic waste materials in Canada.”   The timing for the release of the new standard, with comments due September 11, 2019, could not be more opportune. AD as Regulatory Strategy AD has long been one of the few…

David Hackett is presenting on the September 6, 2019 Environmental Law Institute (“ELI”) Webinar entitled:  “Managing Private Sector Environmental Initiatives (ELI Master Class).”  David will be addressing the topic “Navigating the Legal Risks of Private Environmental Programs.”  Links to the program are set forth below. Web link: https://www.eli.org/events/managing-private-sector-environmental-initiatives-eli-master-class Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/482243312573453/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/environmental-law-institute_managing-private-sector-environmental-initiatives-activity-6567122463573061632-qhgw Twitter: https://twitter.com/ELIORG/status/1160928928891985920 In addition, David is speaking next week on September 12 in New York at the Skytop Strategies conference:  “Engagement & Communication: …