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Earth Day 2017, A personal reflection

Matt Traister,

Two of the people who I closely associate as professional mentors—former OBG employees Ted Tifft and Stu Spiegel—previously commemorated the 20- and 40-year anniversaries of Earth Day for OBG. Long before I knew them, however, my interest in protecting the environment was shaped by events that...

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USEPA in the cross-hairs

Matt Traister,

During his 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “put a moratorium on new regulations until our economy gets back on its feet”. In the first 60 days of his presidency, Trump has so far followed through on that promise, and this could have a significant impact on environmental regulations in the U.S....

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Yolanda F. Pagano discusses state of the energy industry

Yolanda F. Pagano (center) served on a panel during the WEN South Louisiana chapter annual dinner

Yolanda F. Pagano, Esq., CPA, leader of OBG’s sustainability practice, recently served on a panel held during the Women’s Energy Network (WEN), South Louisiana chapter annual dinner and silent auction. Yolanda joined other panel members, including Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt, as well as representatives from the Gulf...

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Plant Engineers Council: Energy Event

Neil Webb and Mohammad Mojdehi discuss microgrids for business at MACNY energy event

While natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy bring focus to the susceptibility or resiliency of our electrical system to catastrophic events, business owners know too well the implications of diminished power quality and momentary interruptions that they face on a daily basis. New York State has put forth a large number...

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Where's the beef?: Food waste is key to lowering net energy at West Point

Bill Meinert, PE, a wastewater treatment expert at OBG, recently presented at the Energy Specialty Conference held by the New York Section American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA) and the New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) on November 16, 2016 in Albany, New York. Together with joint venture partner Atkins,...

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Energy Storage Applications for Municipal Utilities in NY

On October 20, 2016, OBG power engineering expert Mohammad Mojdehi, PhD participated in the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) Annual Energy Storage Technology Conference in Syracuse, NY. The annual conference focuses on the latest technological advances, research development, and commercialization efforts in fuel...

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International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors

OBG's Michael Mannuzza discusses thermal treatment applications

OBG is pleased to have sponsored and participated in the 35th Annual International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors (IT3/HWC) on October 4-6, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  During the conference, a team of OBG energy and advanced manufacturing ...

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Minimal Biosolids Stabilization for Maximum Biogas Production

Trends in the Northeast are moving toward stricter landfilling regulations. Should stricter regulations be enforced, anaerobic digestion offers a potential solution to biosolids management, shifting biogas production from the landfill to the treatment facility. However, given current regulations, landfilling biosolids offers the most cost effective option and greatest energy benefit...

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2016 Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference

Tom Dumm, PE discusses water resource planning at the Tri-Association Conference

OBG delivered six presentations at the Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference, which took place on August 30 - September 2, 2016 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland. The annual conference brings together experts to share their experiences and expertise in meeting water, wastewater, and environmental challenges. View our presentations:...

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