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Team Members: Jen Croft Kelsie DeFrancia Xuan Li Krystal Lin Monica Pham Jacques Prevert Rumanyika Frank Reig Katharine Targett. Waste-to-Energy Team Final Briefing. Task Leader: Alana Miller, Deputy Manager Task Members: Jeff Irvine, Project Manager Haakon Gloersen
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Team Members: Jen Croft KelsieDeFrancia Xuan Li Krystal Lin Monica Pham Jacques PrevertRumanyika Frank Reig Katharine Targett Waste-to-Energy TeamFinal Briefing Task Leader: Alana Miller, Deputy Manager Task Members: Jeff Irvine, Project Manager Haakon Gloersen Faculty Advisor: ShadanAzali
Fairfield County Coalition • of Municipalities • Mission: Expand waste-to-energy in order to reduce environmental concerns and to provide a cost-effective waste-management strategy • Composed of the 24 municipalities in Fairfield County, Connecticut Introduction
Air Pollution Climate Change Environmental Problems Study: State Suffers Asthma Epidemic October 3, 2000 | WILLIAM HATHAWAY & DANIEL JONES A survey of Connecticut school children shows what many health experts have suspected: an epidemic of asthma. Nearly 9 percent of Connecticut's children have asthma ...
Waste Disposal Fossil Fuel Combustion Status Quo Air pollution and climate change from fossil fuel combustion for energy Air pollution and climate change from waste transport and landfilling
Air Pollution: Nitrogen Oxide Emissions Solution of Waste-to-Energy Waste-to-energy displaces status quo Status quo Transporting Waste Fossil Fuels Waste-to-Energy
Climate Change: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Solution of Waste-to-Energy Waste-to-energy displaces status quo Status quo Transporting Waste Landfilling Waste-to-Energy Fossil Fuels
Legislative Summary • Connecticut House Bill No. 5118 • Waste-to-energy now considered Class I renewable energy • Eligible for Renewable Energy Credits • Driven by renewable energy standard of 20% by 2020 Waste-to-Energy Facilities Revenue Utilities Credits Municipalities
Proposed Solution Revenue for waste-to-energy Credits provide revenue for municipalities using waste-to-energy Environmental solution Reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions New waste-to-energy facility Low-emission thermal gasification
Program Design Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting Master Calendar Performance Management
Program Design • Budget & Revenue • Upfront costs: • 20-year municipal bonds • $107 million (site purchasing, construction, permits) • End of first year forecast: • $1.5 million revenue surplus • From electrical production, waste disposal fees, and renewable energy credits • First year specifics: • $300,000 environmental monitoring • $250,000 community relations • $2.7 million in staffing Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting Master Calendar Performance Management
Program Design Staffing and Contracting Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting • CEO • Executive Board Master Calendar • 1 representative per municipality Performance Management • Director of Public Relations • Director of Administration • Legal and Environmental Director • Director of Finance • Operation & Construction: • Covanta Energy • Waste Delivery: • Municipalities • Purchase Power: • United • Illuminating • Waste Disposal: • Winters Bros
Program Design Master Calendar First Year: 2013 Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting • Bonds & contracts • Storm water permits • Environmental justice plan • 1st community outreach event • Permit to operate • Waste water permits • 2nd community outreach event • Air, sound, and light permits Master Calendar May-Aug Jan-Apr Sept-Dec Performance Management
Program Design Performance Management • 1) Minimize Environmental Impact • Plant emissions • Truck mileage • Secondary waste • 2) Maximize Safety, Efficiency, Quality • Physical indicators • Financial status • Employee well-being • 3) Maintain Positive Community Relations • Complaint tracking • Outreach events • Media and publicity Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting Master Calendar Performance Management
Program Design Conclusion Ω CT House Bill 5118 Incentivize waste-to-energy production Budget & Revenue Staffing & Contracting Fairfield County Coalition Address air pollution and climate change through waste management Master Calendar Environmental Solution Build a low-emission waste-to-energy plant Performance Management