EPA Prioritizes Recycling But Faces Doubts Over New Policies, Authorities

January 6, 2022
EPA in 2022 is expected to take an active role in pressing forward sustainable materials management, recycling and waste reduction measures, in light of congressional and administrative efforts but the agency is facing questions over whether or how it will extend its limited authorities in this area. In addition, the agency is facing a major battle – pitting the chemical industry against the paper sector and environmentalists -- as it weighs whether or how to regulate pyrolysis, a technology that...

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