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The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) Excellence Awards program recognizes cities and towns for meeting the challenges of municipal government through innovative problem solving, excellence in management, citizen participation, and striving to provide a higher level of service. Each year, awards are given in the areas...

The Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) – 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDD – applies to wood products plants that are major sources of hazardous air pollutants (HAP).  These facilities include veneer, particleboard, medium density fiberboard,...

By Jared Saterfiel After nearly 2½ months under the Biden administration, the climate policy agenda remains abundantly clear: a focus on environmental justice and an emphasis on intensifying regulation. Predictions on the next major regulatory action abound as American industries scramble to stay ahead of morphing...

Regardless of political affiliation, every change in America’s executive leadership results in a period of uncertainty. Trying to navigate the incoming administration’s policy agenda pertaining to X, Y, or Z can have us scrambling for crystal balls and shaky forecasts for the future.  Broader uncertainties aside,...

The month of March has been declared Workplace Eye Wellness Month by Prevent Blindness. The goal of this month is to educate employers and employees about the dangers of blue light and digital devices and ways they can protect their vision on and off the...

Let’s face it - environmental issues can be complex and challenging to manage. If you are a manufacturing or commercial business, you are likely to face several environmental complexities at some point. Moreover, these complexities evolve as regulatory matters change with governmental philosophy shifts. Also, scientists...

Monday, January 18, was the deadline for introduction for general bills for consideration in the Mississippi State House and Senate. Bills are referred to committees, with the next major deadline is for Committees to report General Bills/Constitutional Amendments out of their own chamber (i.e., House...

January 21, 2021 Regardless of your political affiliation, with the inauguration ceremony complete, we can begin to postulate how the change in Administration will shape environmental policy in the US. It probably won’t come as a shock to anyone, but the Biden Administration’s environmental policy agenda will...