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ADEQP2Team
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L-R: Farah Mohammadesmaeili, Jeanine Inman, and Linneth Lopez

Those of us who knew Charles Burke and Bill Quinn reluctantly said goodbye when they retired last year. But there is great news – Arizona has a new P2 Team! But Farah, Linneth and Jeanine have been much too busy for fanfare. They hit the ground running and April was particularly active. ADEQ is currently working on getting its P2 strategic plan finalized that covers the next three years and included P2 training workshops that started in April.

Two of them are in partnership with the Hazardous Waste Inspections Workshops that are offered at different locations around the state each year.  The other one was specific to ADEQ P2 Planning facilities to help them in filling out the plan template and goal forms.  ADEQ is hopeful that this training workshop will result in better accuracy in plan submissions and better quality goal setting.  And they’ve also been doing some value stream mapping to try to trim the P2 review process down to a more manageable feat.

In addition to coordinating training efforts with the Haz Waste Team, ADEQ has been going out on inspections with them to provide technical assistance to facilities.

ADEQ pollution prevention staff conducted presentations as part of two free hazardous waste workshop sessions for residents of Yuma County and other parts of western Arizona on Earth Day, April 22 in the City of Yuma.  Each of the sessions covered the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and hazardous waste regulations, hazardous waste generator statutes, common hazardous wastes by industry, what to expect when you are inspected, top 10 most common hazardous waste violations, the pollution prevention (P2) philosophy, and an introduction to the P2 Planning program.

For the week of Earth Day, internal employees were encouraged to fill out a leaf for the ADEQ Earth Day Pledge Tree to make a pledge on how they would make Earth Day every day by recycling, conserving energy, and helping educate others on how to help the environment and prevent pollution for a healthier planet.

Other “Green” activities that ADEQ participated in surrounding Earth Day included:

  • April 5:  A free electronic waste recycling and paper shredding event at the Recreation Centers of Sun City West
  • April 5:  ADEQ booth at Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community Environmental Fair in Scottsdale
  • April 12: A free electronic waste recycling event at Multi-Event Center in Payson
  • April 12: ADEQ booth at 20th Annual Earth Day Festival with activities for children at Reid Park in Tucson
  • April 17: ADEQ booth at Seventh Annual Arizona Western College Sustainability Fair in Yuma
  • April 19: A free electronic waste recycling event, Flagstaff City Hall parking lot in Flagstaff
  • April 20: ADEQ booth at Earth Day celebration, South Rim Visitor Center, Grand Canyon
  • April 22: ADEQ booth at Earth Day event, Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix
  • April 22: ADEQ booth at Canyon Day Junior High School Earth Day Festival, Canyon Day community, Fort Apache Indian Reservation
  • April 24.: Earth Day water quality monitoring event for fifth-grade students from Safford, Solomon and Bonita schools at Discovery Park pond in Safford
  • April 24: ADEQ Flag Program presentation as part of Tempe High School Earth Day Fair in Tempe
  • April 25: ADEQ Earth Day booth at Spring Festival, Sequoia Village School in Linden
  • April 25: ADEQ booth at Ak-Chin Earth Day event, Ak-Chin Recreation Center in Maricopa

A brief background on each of the new P2 team is included below. The P2 team is led by Linda Mariner who joined ADEQ’s Sustainability Programs Unit in 2010. Linda has worked for ADEQ for 22 years. If you haven’t already, please be sure to pick up the phone and welcome Arizona’s new team to our P2 universe.

Bios of the ADEQ P2 Team:

Jeanine Inman is an Environmental Engineer with the Pollution Prevention (P2) Program at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). She is a licensed Professional Engineer with over seven years’ experience in environmental consulting for international engineering firms. Prior to joining ADEQ she provided project management and engineering support for various environmental remediation projects in Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Seattle, Texas and Virginia. She received her B.S. in Geology and Geophysics and Environmental Engineering from Yale University and a M.S. in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Linneth Lopez is an Environmental Engineering Specialist who currently works for the Pollution Prevention Program in the Sustainability Unit at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Previous to that she was a Hazardous Waste Compliance Officer with ADEQ where the main duties included the inspection of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) facilities ranging from hospitals and platters to military bases and drycleaners. Her previous position as a Hazardous Waste Compliance Officer has provided her with valuable knowledge and experience for her new position.

Linneth Lopez attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly) in California and has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Environmental Engineering. During her time at Cal Poly she was involved in researching an innovative remediation method using fungi and had an internship with a large school district involved with the new construction of schools. She moved to Arizona three years ago and in her spare time she likes to cook recipes from vintage cookbooks.

Farah Mohammadesmaeili is an Environmental Engineering Specialist of the P2 Program at ADEQ. Farah received her PhD in Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer with over ten years’ experience in research, teaching, and environmental consulting. Before joining ADEQ, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at ASU and conducted research on Reverse Osmosis concentrate management and the removal and inactivation of microbial contaminants from drinking water. She was also an adjunct faculty of the Physical Sciences Department at Phoenix College. She received her M.S. in Environmental Engineering and her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran.

HawaiiBuild&BuyGreen2014

This year’s Build & Buy Green (B&BG) Conference and Expo is going to Kaka’ako – The annual event is celebrating its’ 14th year in Hawaii!

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On March 13 California EPA and the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced the first three products under the Safer Consumer Products/ Green Chemistry Program.  The overall goal of the program, initiated by legislation in 2008, is to reduce toxic chemicals in consumer products and create business opportunities in the emerging safer consumer products economy.

The three priority products with specific chemicals listed are:  1) paint/varnish strippers and cleaners with methylene chloride, 2) spray polyurethane foam (SPF) systems with unreacted diisocyanates, and 3) children’s foam padded sleeping products with the flame retardant Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP).

Next, DTSC will host three public workshops on the listed products in May and June.  After the workshops, DTSC will initiate rulemaking on the listed products. When final, manufacturers will be required to analyze alternatives to the chemicals in the products.

These chemicals are also being evaluated by EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  U.S. EPA and California are collaborating on alternatives assessment, chemical data and advancement of safer products under the Green Chemistry MOU signed in 2012.

Visit DTSC Safer Consumer Products Website for more information.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 organizations and two individuals in the public and private sectors for their leadership in addressing climate change by reducing carbon pollution. The 2014 Climate Leadership Award recipients are:

Organizational Leadership Award: City of Chula Vista, Sprint, and University of California, Irvine

Individual Leadership Award: Sam Brooks, Associate Director, D.C. Department of General Services, and Robert Taylor, Energy Manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Supply Chain Leadership Award: Sprint

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award): The Boeing Company; Caesars Entertainment; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Ecolab; The Hartford; IBM; Johnson Controls; Kohl’s Department Stores; Mack Trucks; and Novelis

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate): Fruit of the Loom, Inc.; Hasbro, Inc.; and Kohl’s Department Stores

More information about the 2014 Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy, LEED-certified spaces save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce carbon emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.

The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional green building projects that were certified throughout 2013. Among states, Illinois moved into the top position for LEED, certifying 171 projects representing 2.29 square feet of LEED space per resident.

The mid-Atlantic region reigned in 2013 with Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia all topping the list. Washington, D.C., had 106 LEED-certified projects representing 32.45 square feet of space per resident. Maryland and Virginia followed Illinois in the second and third positions, respectively, certifying 2.20 and 2.11 square feet of LEED space per resident in 2013.

New York and California, two of the most populous states in the nation, tied for fifth place, with each certifying 1.95 square feet of space per resident in 2013.

USGBC calculates the list using per-capita figures as a measure of the human element of green building, allowing for a fair comparison of the level of green building taking place among states with significant differences in population and, accordingly, number of overall buildings.

Reflecting the continued trend of LEED existing buildings outpacing their newly built counterparts, in 2013 the LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance rating system accounted for 48 percent of total square footage certified in these states. This compares to 43 percent of square footage certified under LEED for Building Design and Construction and 9 percent certified under LEED for Interior Design and Construction.

The full ranking is as follows:

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Notable projects in Region 9 that certified in these states in 2013 include:

• California: SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, LEED Gold.

• Hawaii: Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Kapolei, LEED Silver, the largest certified project in the state.

Collectively, 1,777 commercial and institutional projects became LEED certified within the top 10 states in 2013, representing 226.8 million square feet of real estate. Worldwide, 4,642 projects were certified in 2013, representing 596.8 million square feet.

Cumulatively, more than 20,000 projects representing 2.9 billion square feet of space have been LEED-certified worldwide, with another 37,000 projects representing 7.6 billion square feet in the pipeline for certification. USGBC launched LEED v4, the newest version of the rating system, in the fall of 2013. The latest version continues to raise the bar for the entire green building industry, which McGraw-Hill Construction projects could be worth up to $248 billion in the U.S. by 2016. LEED v4 features increased technical rigor; new market sector adaptations for data centers, warehouses and distribution centers, hospitality, existing schools, existing retail, and midrise residential projects; and a simplified submittal process supported by a robust and intuitive technology platform.

About the U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. For more information, visit usgbc.org, explore the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) and connect on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of green buildings. Every day, more than 1.5 million square feet of space is certified using LEED. More than 57,000 commercial and institutional projects are currently participating in LEED, comprising 10.5 billion square feet of construction space in 147 countries and territories. In addition, more than 50,000 residential units have been certified under the LEED for Homes rating system. Learn more at usgbc.org/LEED.

Read the USGBC Issued Press Release.

Source: Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-02-20/html/2013-03838.htm

SUMMARY: EPA’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR) is holding public meetings in Arlington, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; and Denver, Colorado to discuss and obtain public input from stakeholders on a national electronic manifest (“e-Manifest”) system to capture information regarding the shipment of hazardous waste from the time it leaves the generator facility where it was produced, until it reaches the off-site waste management facility that will store, treat, or dispose of the hazardous waste. Specifically, the purpose of these meetings is to engage the states, industry, communities, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders on what expectations and technical requirements EPA should consider as the agency begins the planning stage of the e-Manifest system development process. EPA envisions that e-Manifest will facilitate the electronic transmittal of manifests throughout the hazardous waste shipping process, including enabling better transparency by sharing data with the public at appropriate stages. Each meeting will be approximately one and one-half days. In order to meet the goals of the meetings, we encourage meeting participants from a variety of professional backgrounds to attend, such as state governmental staff, hazardous waste handlers (generators, transporters, waste management firms) staff, and each of their information technology (IT) staff. EPA will use stakeholder input gathered during these meetings to finalize e-Manifest requirements and prepare for eventual system development.

DATES: EPA will conduct three face-to-face public meetings. The dates and locations for each meeting are as follows:

  • February 25-26, 2013: Arlington, Virginia, EPA Headquarters, One Potomac Yard, 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
  • March 14-15, 2013: Chicago, Illinois, EPA Region 5, Ralph Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590.
  • March 21-22, 2013: Denver, Colorado, EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202-1129.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Gunthardt, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, Program Implementation and Information Division (5303P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, telephone number: (703) 347-8955; email address: gunthardt.kristen@epa.gov.

WSPPN is sponsoring the 2nd annual P2 Industry Track for the California Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) Forum to be held Monday, February 4, 2013. The 15th Annual CUPA Forum Conference is February 4 – 7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency, Garden Grove in Orange County, California.
This P2 Industry track is a one day event with four two-hour sessions:

  • The Auto Mechanical and Collision Repair Industries Post Recent VOC Changes- A Mixed Bag
  • Update on California’s Paint Product Stewardship Program
  • E-Waste
  • P2 Success Stories

Look for more information from WSPPN. For more information on the unified program, please go to the CUPA Forum website: http://www.calcupa.net/.

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) developed the Green Lodging Calculator to help lodging facilities and sustainable hospitality programs estimate the financial and environmental benefits and financial savings from sustainable practices. The calculator contains over 40 waste-, water-, and energy-related measures covering 18 common practices that lodging facilities can implement. Visit site now.

Join the NPPR’s Work Group Research, Technology and Energy, as they work on a project to develop a 101 Green Chemistry Guide for P2 Practitioners!
Michael Simpson, Sr. Environmental Engineer for the City of Los Angeles and NPPR Board Member is looking to put together a green chemistry workgroup to develop a 101 Green Chemistry Guide for P2 Practitioners. The committee estimates this effort to bring a manual ready for use will take approximately one year. He’s looking for P2 TAPs who have experience working in the field with green chemistry and have access to case studies and success stories. He’s also looking for individuals with experience with technical manuals or technical guides. Phone (323) 342-6047 or email michael.simpson@lacity.org.