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    ARTICLE: Secondary Aluminum Processing Waste – Ensuring Its Environmentally Protective Management

    By Curt Wells and Paul O’Connor, The Aluminum Association. Aluminum recycling provides significant societal environmental benefit in terms of landfilled waste reduction and the energy consumption/emissions avoided as compared to aluminum produced from virgin ore. However, aluminum recycling also generates waste products and these are referred to as secondary aluminum processing wastes, which are comprised […]

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    New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) jointly finalized a new rule that requires medium and heavy-duty trucks to improve fuel efficiency up to 25% by 2027 in an effort to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the nation’s freight transportation activities. The final standards are expected to lower CO2 […]