Eileen Woodbury, founder and principle of Woodbury Consulting Group, has seen firsthand how taking environment, health, and safety (EHS) programs beyond compliance can result in great outcomes for both the environment and for business—and also witnessed too many hazmat responses gone wrong. For a special Earth Day “Faces of EHS” profile, we spoke with Eileen […]
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After months of negotiations between the state legislature and the governor, on March 26, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed pioneering bipartisan state climate change legislation into law.
First observed in 1970, Earth Day is marking its 50th anniversary on April 22, 2020. As a day set aside for reflection on the current state of our planetary environment and how it may be improved by our day-to-day actions, Earth Day is an opportunity for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals to consider the […]
Some of us remember what it was like before the first Earth Day, and all of us have been exposed to the lore. For example: Visible smog enveloping our major cities. Native-American chieftains crying in canoes afloat burning rivers. Brown sludge and odor emanating from industrial complexes—some residents of communities with such facilities referring to […]