Posted on December 21st, 2011 No comments
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has announced Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), headquartered in Winchester, Va., will invest $67.25 million to expand its Winchester operations and establish a distribution operation in Frederick County, Va.
Posted on September 16th, 2011 1 comment
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation authored by Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield (D-San Fernando Valley) that establishes the Renter’s Right to Recycle Act which, starting next year, will require apartment owners to provide paper, plastic and can recycling services to their tenants. Assembly Bill (AB) 818 requires the owners of multifamily housing with five or more apartments to provide recycling services to tenants starting in 2012. The law also stipulates that local agencies are prohibited from issuing a building permit to a development project unless the project provides adequate areas for collecting and loading recyclables.
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California Governor Signs Apartment Recycling Law
Posted on September 1st, 2011 No comments
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) , Fresno, Calif., has announced plans to open a new electronics recycling facility at Alcoa’s former aluminum smelting plant in Badin, N.C. Alcoa purchased a minority stake in Electronic Recyclers in March 2011 According to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal , ERI would be the inaugural tenant in Badin Business Park in Badin, N.C.
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Posted on April 4th, 2011 No comments
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has announced that Golden Dragon Precise Copper Inc., a China-based company, has chosen Thomasville, Ala., as the location for its $100 million copper manufacturing facility. A release from the Governor’s office notes that the 400,000 square foot facility will be the first facility for Golden Dragon in the United States.
Posted on March 24th, 2011 No comments
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has announced plans to nominate Richard Allan to become secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). In a release issued by Gov
Posted on March 14th, 2011 No comments
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has announced that Continental Waste Management LLC, based in Raleigh, N.C., is investing $6 million to establish a post-industrial and post-consumer plastic recycling plant in Covington, Va. The company also will produce plastic/wood composite products at the facility.
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Continental Waste Management Plans to Open Plastics Recycling Facility in Virginia
Posted on September 13th, 2010 No comments
On August 19, 2010, the California Senate passed SB 1166, which would update California’s data breach notification law. The bill (then SB 20) was previously vetoed last October because, the governor said, there was no proof that the new measures would actually help consumers. Joe Simian (D-Palo Alto), who drafted the bill, said he was persuade…
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California breach notification bill sent back to governor
Posted on October 20th, 2009 No comments
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is a man of surprises, be it as a bodybuilder turned successful movie star or as a staunch Republican winning election as the governor of reliably Democratic California. This month, though, he delivered his latest surprise in the form of a veto of a key data breach bill, a bill that had already had its critics withdraw all of their opposition.Schwarzenegger’s veto (which allegedly prompted the bill to look at the governor and bellow, “I’ll be back”) is not the first time he’s tackled data breach legislation; he has already forced earlier versions to be diluted.
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California Governor Delivers Surprise Data Breach Law Veto
Posted on October 20th, 2009 No comments
The Federal Trade Commission contends that ChoicePoint did not properly implement security improvements after its milestone 2005 data breach.
Posted on July 15th, 2009 No comments
If Governor signs bill it will go into effect next August.