Category Archives: NAA News

Shocker! American Steel Prices Spike in April

In the days and weeks after President Donald Trump slapped 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, it was widely reported that American steel-consuming companies were bracing for higher prices. Some said they were already seeing those higher prices reflected in contracts to purchase steel from suppliers, but no one was sure how significant those price increases would turn out to be. Now, a little more than six weeks since the tariff announcement, we have a better picture of the consequences of Trump's trade policy....
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EPA proposes to allow aerosol can recycling

On March 5 2018 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule that would add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the category of universal wastes regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. In its proposal, the EPA stated that adding aerosol cans to the universal waste rule would simplify the handling and disposal of the waste for generators and ensure that aerosol cans are sent to the appropriate facilities, where they would be managed as hazardous waste in line with all...
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Humans Have Made a Quantum Leap Yet Everybody is Angry

We are living in an unheralded time of peace and plenty – the data show the human race has made a quantum leap in that regard – but everybody is angry.

Americans are Angry and Want Radical Change

The percent of Americans who think the country is going in the wrong direction has averaged 68% since 2005.  Similarly, two-thirds of all 2016 voters thought America needed “radical change.” At the height of his popularity, Bernie Sanders, promising a revolution, polled favorably with 60% of America’s...
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