Partnerships to Promote Environmental Stewardship. Presentation to FLC Far West Fall Conference September 14, 2005 Barbara J. Lither, Esq. USEPA Region 10. The Vision.
Partnerships to Promote Environmental Stewardship
Presentation to FLC Far West
September 14, 2005
Barbara J. Lither, Esq.
USEPA Region 10
“While our nation’s environmental progress is evident, we have learned that when acting alone…environmental progress is limited. It is when we work in cooperation with our partners and advance the notion of stewardship that progress accelerates at a remarkable pace.”EPA Administrator Stephan L. JohnsonBaxter Healthcare 2005 Global EHS Conference
In 2003, Performance Track collectively reduced:
Energy use by 5.3 trillion BTUs
Water use by 566 million gallons
Solid waste by nearly 300,000 tons
The Biodiesel Initiative
Tail-pipe Emissions: Average emission impacts of biodiesel for heavy-duty highway engines
(Source: U.S. EPA, ''A Comprehensive Analysis of Biodiesel Impacts on Exhaust Emissions, Draft Technical Report,
October 2002." Data covers biodiesel from different feedstocks.)