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New EPA Administrator and DOE Acting Assistant Secretary to Keynote National Energy, Utility & Environment Conference

Photo Caption: EUEC 2013 keynote speakers from left to right: Chris Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary, DOE; Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, Michael Morris, Chairman, American Electric Power; and Dr. Prabhu Dayal, Chairman, EUEC Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, and Christopher A. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, US DOE, invited to return as keynote speakers at [...]

EUEC 2012 | Keynote Panel

Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants Gina McCarthy | Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator of Air and Radiation, will speak about the EPA’s Clean Air Act power plant rules: the Cross State Air Pollution Rule and the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or “MATS” Rule, finalized 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 energy saving [...]

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 and dry. [...]

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 [...]


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, [...]

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