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US EPA’s Gina McCarthy to Address New Emission Standards for Power Plants at EUEC 2012

By |December 29th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on US EPA’s Gina McCarthy to Address New Emission Standards for Power Plants at EUEC 2012

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600 speakers and 1200 delegates have pre-registered to participate at the 15th Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference & Expo to be held January 30 to February 1, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 29, 2011

Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation, will be a […]

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Water Sustainability

By |November 6th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Water Sustainability

I7.1 | Water Optimization – 30% Groundwater Use Reduction

Tabatha Pellerin, Senior Program Manager, AECOM

AECOM assisted the Entergy Lewis Creek gas/coal fired electric power plant with water conservation efforts prompted by a goal of 30% groundwater (GW) use reduction by 2016 mandated by the local GW authority. To complete this work, personnel interviews were conducted […]

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Carbon Capture & Storage: CO2 Capture

By |October 17th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Carbon Capture & Storage: CO2 Capture

F7.1 | DOE and NETL’s Carbon Capture R&D Program

Timothy Fout | Project Manager, US DOE/ NETL

With pending legislation or EPA action on greenhouse gas emissions, there is a concerted effort underway to find ways to meet possible future limits in a cost effective manner. The DOE, through its Existing Plants Program, is targeting […]

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Sustainability Projects

By |October 3rd, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sustainability Projects

I2.1 | Energy Management: Barriers to Implementation
Michael Walker | VP – Energy & Environmental Services, The EI Group, Inc.
There is a lot of talk about saving energy and improving sustainability. While everyone agrees that “we” should do more, many owners and property managers have concluded that their reasons for not implementing […]

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Mercury Control Demonstrations

By |September 21st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mercury Control Demonstrations

C1.1 | Halogens and Sulfur in Coals and their Influence on Co-benefit Mercury Capture
Bernhard Vosteen | President, Vosteen Consulting Gmbh

Not only the range of the coal mercury content itself, but also the range of the native halogen and sulfur contents in coal are of great influence on co-benefit mercury capture, wet […]

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Energy Security

By |September 2nd, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energy Security

Renewable & Clean Energy Solutions to Secure Energy Independence from Foreign Oil.
FOREIGN OIL: As imports grow and world prices rise, the amount of money we send to foreign nations every year is soaring. At current oil prices, we will send $700 billion dollars out of the country this year alone — that’s four times the […]

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EHS & EMIS

By |August 21st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on EHS & EMIS

L3.1  | Chemical Security: Sustainable Utilities through a Secure Power Grid
Jeff Simmerman |  Lieutenant Commander USCG (ret), ERM

On Christmas Day
2009, a young radicalized Detroit-bound passenger on a Northwest (NW) Flight 253 attempted to become a bomber aboard that flight with a liquid explosive.
This liquid explosive, undetectable by current airport security measures, was
potentially powerful and deadly. […]

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GHG Reporting Rule

By |August 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on GHG Reporting Rule

G 6.1 | Requirements and Developments in Environmental and Carbon Reporting and Disclosure
John Fillo | Senior Engineer, Sentech, Inc.

Climate change and carbon risk management are complex environmental and societal issues, as well as fundamental business issues. Increased reporting and disclosure of environmental and carbon exposures and liabilities, risks and opportunities are driven by […]

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Utility MACT and HAPs

By |July 20th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Utility MACT and HAPs

C 6.1  | The Utility MACT Rule: An Industry Perspective
Michael  Rossler |  Manager, Environmental Programs, EEI

EPA is proceeding with the Utility MACT rulemaking for coal- and oil-based EGUs. The rule is to be proposed by March 16 and finalized November 16. This rule will be unprecedented in its scope and range across a […]

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Energy Sustainability

By |June 24th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energy Sustainability

I1.1  | A Fifteen Year Roadmap Toward Complete Energy Sustainability
Andrew Frank |  Professor, University of Calif-Davis

Transitioning to a Renewable Energy based Society Without Fossil Fuels in 15 years using The Existing Energy Infrastructure Sterling Watson Principal Investigator and Prof Andrew A. Frank Univ. of CA- Davis The purpose of this paper is to show […]