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EMSs: What’s Happening in New York?. John M. Vana NYSDEC – Pollution Prevention Unit April 28, 2003 NEWMOA Roundtable on Successful Strategies for Promoting EMSs. Dialogue on Tools to Improve Environmental Performance. Hosted by NYSDEC – November 20, 2002

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Emss what s happening in new york

EMSs: What’s Happening in New York?

John M. Vana

NYSDEC – Pollution Prevention Unit

April 28, 2003

NEWMOA Roundtable on Successful Strategies for Promoting EMSs


Dialogue on tools to improve environmental performance
Dialogue on Tools to Improve Environmental Performance

  • Hosted by NYSDEC – November 20, 2002

  • Brought together about 70 experts in environmental management to discuss innovative environmental management tools and how they can most effectively be applied

  • Information available at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu/dialmain.html


Dialogue on tools to improve environmental performance1
Dialogue on Tools to Improve Environmental Performance

  • Outcomes relevant to EMS programs:

    • Incorporate multiple tools in a comprehensive and systematic manner

    • Information on performance is key

    • Programs need to be credible

    • Tiered approaches can lead to more strategic environmental management

    • Engage leadership


Ems in nys past two years
EMS in NYS: Past Two Years

  • Developed EMS Guidance: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu/p2ems.html

  • EMS training for DEC staff

  • EMS/enforcement pilot – NYS Correctional Facility

  • EMS Assistance/Outreach at targeted sectors and as requested

  • EPA Performance Track

    Basically, we learned from these activities


Ems in nys the future
EMS in NYS: The Future

  • Development of a DEC EMS Policy – will serve three purposes

    • Statement of support for the EMS concept – encourage programs to find ways to utilize them

    • Provide authority to the Pollution Prevention Unit to develop an incentive based EMS program

    • Provide authority to the Division of Environmental Enforcement to utilize EMSs in enforcement programs


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