Category: EHS Management

Combined Heat and Power 101

Conventional power generation is a notoriously wasteful operation in the United States where the average efficiency of fossil-fueled power plants is just 33 percent, the same as it has been since the 1970s. The remaining energy produced is simply released in the form of heat, a curious fact when you consider that so much of […]

A Green Power Primer

What defines “green power”? According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)  Green Power Partnership, “green power” is electricity that provides the highest environmental benefit and is produced from solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, eligible biomass, and low-impact small hydroelectric sources. Green power suppliers produce no fossil-fuel emissions and must have been built within the past 15 […]

Core FIFRA Requirements Among Most Violated: Reporting

40 CFR Part 167.85 provides the most basic reporting information under FIFRA for pesticide producers. To begin, all establishments covered under FIFRA are required to first register as pesticide producers and then report on each pesticidal product, including pesticides, active ingredients of pesticidal products or devices produced. For newly registered establishments, the first report must […]