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An Inconvenient Reality For Environmental/Sustainability Professionals?

For years, those of us in the environmental/sustainability profession have sought credible ways and metrics for quantifying the economic value of our efforts, activities and programs.  A myriad of studies completed dating back to the late 1980s attempt to demonstrate “environmental value”.  Most of these studies have shown rather tenuous …

In Tampa, a Mining Company Shutdown Highlights Business Interruption Risk from Environmental Issues

In Tampa Bay, an all-to-real demonstration is playing out of the trickle-down economic impact of a company operation being shut down for environmental reasons.  The Tampa Bay Business Journal reported this story. The Mosaic Co. is a publicly-traded company with over $6billion in annual revenue reported last fiscal year.  Mosaic …

More New of the Same Old

EPA announced two more major Clean Air Act enforcement settlements today that stemmed from the Agency’s long-standing industry New Source Review (NSR) …