Hazard Mitigation

Like in most industries, safety hazard mitigation in the bioeconomy is a key component of every process hazard analysis of every project.  This is most frequently done using HAZOP (Hazards and Operability) studies. HAZOP is a systematic, thorough method, using the Process Flow Diagrams, and it is designed, ideally, to find all possible specific unsafe…

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Insurance in the Bioeconomy

The agricultural, renewable energy, and bio-economy (ethanol, biodiesel, biomass, agribusiness, solar, wind, etc.) industries have had a lot of crossover and growth in the US over the past decade.  Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms certainly have experts in biofuels and renewable fuels, and the more common areas like biomaterials, biomass and biomass power,…

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