These are critical times for users and vendors of waste-to energy technologies in the US. Many of the existing long term contracts entered into during the early to mid 80’s are nearing their end. Communities are facing the need to decide what to do with that portion of their waste stream remaining after they reduce, reuse and recycle. That effort includes determining the role that waste-to-energy will play in their 21st Century integrated solid waste management program and the nature of the contractual relationships that will define how it is managed.

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