Ryan Ruskin

15
May

Court Approves EPA Settlement Requiring Payment of Response Costs at Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 15, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the court approval of a settlement agreement with 36 private parties and three federal agencies for payment of EPA’s past and future cleanup costs at the Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri….

14
May

PET Packaging Shines at NPE

The National Plastics Exposition mega-show held last week featured innovations across 1 million sq ft, many of which involved PET packaging for food and beverages. …

14
May

Clearwater Paper Acquires 
GPI Paperboard Plant

Spokane, Washington based Clearwater Paper Corporation announced the completion of its strategic acquisition of the Augusta, Georgia bleached paperboard manufacturing facility from Graphic Packaging International. “I am pleased that we have finalized the acquisition of Graphic Packaging’s Augusta, Georgia, paperboard manufacturing facility,” said Arsen Kitch, President and Chief Executive Officer. “The…

14
May

EPA Announces Over $2.8M in Available Grants to Upgrade Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure in Region 7

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 14, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2,883,000 in funding through the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program to help communities address stormwater and sewer infrastructure needs in Region 7. Safely managing stormwater is critical to preventing contaminants,…

14
May

EPA, DEQ, Panhandle Health to celebrate 50 years of protecting children from lead poisoning

EPA, DEQ, Panhandle Health to celebrate 50 years of protecting children from lead poisoning On Wednesday May 15, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Basin Environmental Improvement Project Commission will host an event at Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg highlighting decades of work to protect Silver Valley…

14
May

EPA, Congresswoman Wexton host event recognizing progress in accelerated cleanup, new waterline at Hidden Lane

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator and U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) celebrated the significant progress made in addressing contamination and restoring safe drinking water at the Hidden Lane Landfill Superfund site in Sterling, Virginia.   EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz with Congresswoman…

13
May

Mitchel-Lincoln Installs BX Motion Box Maker By Kolbus America

Kolbus America announced the recent installation of their newest innovation — the BX Motion, at Mitchel-Lincoln’s Cavendish facility in Montreal, Quebec. The BX Motion will add new capabilities and options for the customers of Mitchel-Lincoln. The all-in-one, ultimate short-run, quick- set corrugated box making system, was seen for the first time…

13
May

Packaging Reuse Drives US Foodservice Growth Strategy

Eco-Products and Ozzi team to expand a reusable plastic container program in the US that reduces foodservice costs and waste.

13
May

FBA Annual Meeting In Key Largo Navigates Change

The Fibre Box Association (FBA) welcomed more than 100 attendees at the 2024 Annual Meeting last week at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida. The theme for this year’s meeting, “Navigating Change,” recognized the current dynamics impacting the corrugated industry and explored regulatory changes including Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR),…

13
May

EPA grant set to bring recycling transformation to Northern Shenandoah

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz presented the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission with a $3.9 million Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grant for new and expanded recycling infrastructure during a ceremony in Winchester, Virginia.   Joined by state and local officials,…