Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has become the first in the recycling industry to adopt Basel Action Network’s new EarthEye electronic waste tracking system. By providing a downstream performance audit every 24 hours, the system promises to help organizations detect fraud or contractual violations.
As water utilities are increasingly focusing on controlling water loss because of the ongoing drought in part of the US, the Water Research Foundation has launched a project aimed at developing a standard method to validate water audits and guidance for utilities and governing agencies in implementing a water audit … Read more »
Volkswagen used software that circumvents emissions testing for certain air pollutants, according to the EPA, which issued the automaker a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act on Friday and ordered VW to recall almost half a million cars on the road. The notice of violation alleges that four-cylinder … Read more »
Audits show that utility FirstEnergy spent millions of dollars more than it should have to comply with Ohio’s renewable-energy mandates, and passed the cost on to consumers, The Plain Dealer reports. The state law mandates a percentage of the power every electric company sells to be generated from renewable sources. … Read more »