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Archive for March, 2016

30 March 2016

Tips for using AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D to prepare engineering drawings

Like many designers today, I use Civil3D as the primary design tool for preparing engineering drawings. Computer Aided Design (CAD) makes drafting work much more flexible – drawings contain not only graphic information, but varied types of data that need to be well organized and easy to manage. I thought my fellow designers might benefit…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Larisa Chizhov at 11:30 AM  |  No Comments on Tips for using AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D to prepare engineering drawings

16 March 2016

Some thoughts on EPA’s self-audit policy and recent launch of an eDisclosure portal

At the 108th Annual AWMA Conference and Exhibition last summer I heard a very interesting presentation by a lawyer on upcoming changes to EPA’s audit policy. I have always enjoyed presentations given by environmental lawyers, as they have a unique perspective on so many things – and are always quick to offer helpful “well, that…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance
Posted By Julie Hall at 11:30 AM  |  No Comments on Some thoughts on EPA’s self-audit policy and recent launch of an eDisclosure portal

2 March 2016

Custodial care beyond the minimum 30-year post-closure period – Are you taking steps now?

At this year’s WasteCon, I was looking for the latest information on exposed geomembrane covers (EGCs) because we are considering EGCs for several of our clients. At one session, I was interested to learn that predictions for performance life for some exposed geomembranes are now 70 years or more, based on information from the Geosynthetics…

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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Donald Hullings, PE at 11:30 AM  |  No Comments on Custodial care beyond the minimum 30-year post-closure period – Are you taking steps now?