How to Win the Public Policy Debate – and the Annual Government Agency Funding Battles – for the Bioeconomy

by Craig (CJ) Evans, Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. More than almost any other emerging industry, financing for the bioeconomy is heavily influenced by and, in many cases, reliant on favorable public policies. Everyone involved in the bioeconomy – companies, entrepreneurs, visionaries, vendors, employees, and local communities – should be aware of, keep track of, and…

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Biomass Briquettes

Biomass briquettes have been, until now, a source of heat that has been relied upon almost exclusively in developing countries. Now, with ever-increasing interest in making U.S. homes greener, saving energy, and developing ways to address global warming, greater attention is beginning to be focused on ways to make use of biomass briquettes in this country.…

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Process Safety Management in Renewables

Process Safety Management (PSMS) refers to a set of interrelated approaches to managing hazards associated with the process industries and is intended to reduce the frequency and severity of incidents resulting from releases of chemicals and other energy sources (US OSHA 1993). In renewable fuels (biofuels), as well as many other industries, the goal of…

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Risk Management Compliance in Renewables

Renewable Risk Management and Process Safety are integral parts of the renewable energy industry.  Process Safety Management (PSMS) refers to a set of interrelated approaches to managing hazards associated with the process industries and is intended to reduce the frequency and severity of incidents resulting from releases of chemicals and other energy sources (US OSHA…

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PSM and RMP Compliance in Renewables

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in Risk Management Compliance and Process Safety Management as well as other experts in biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, biotechnologies, and a variety of specialty services. They should also have expertise in technologies like agitation systems, anaerobic digestion, bio-oil extraction,…

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