2008 ELP Award Photographs

 

 

2008

Environmental Leadership Program

Award Ceremony Photographs

  

 

2008 Environmental Leadership Program Awards

 

 

2006 Pollution Prevention Project Category

 

(Achievement)

 

 

 

Cytec Industries Inc.

 

 For implementation of a landfill gas recovery project that reduced carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions by 17,793 tons and saved 306,778 MMBtu/yr of annualized energy in 2006.  This project reduced Cytec’s energy costs and generated a new revenue stream for the Jefferson parish government from gas royalties.

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Motiva Enterprises LLC

 

For the reuse of 3900 tons of spent alumina catalyst as feedstock to a cement kiln, resulting in a reduction of solid waste disposal to landfills. 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Valero St. Charles Refinery

 

For facility equipment upgrades that improve the separation process and further reduce fine particulates.  This installation reduces particulate matter emissions by 76 tons/ year helping to improve Louisiana’s air quality.

 

 

 

2006 Community Environmental Outreach Category

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Marathon Petroleum Company LLC

 

For assisting the neighboring community with management of an underground storage tank closure and property remediation to reduce the risk to public health and the environment.

 

 

2007 Pollution Prevention Project Category

 

(Achievement)

 

 

East Baton Rouge City-Parish DPW Environmental Division

 

For converting hurricane debris to clean, cost-efficient energy for local industry, thereby saving approximately 550,000 cubic yards of landfill space and avoiding environmental impacts from open burning.

 

  

 

(Achievement)

 

 

Formosa Plastics Corporation, LA

 

For the beneficial reuse of polyvinylchloride wastewater sludge material resulting in a 20% waste reduction saving approximately two million pounds of waste from entering the environment as a waste stream to the landfill.

 

 

 

 

(Achievement)

 

 

Monsanto Company

 

 For the reduction of 450,000 lbs of waste sent annually to onsite non-hazardous injection wells and the reduction of 6,000,000 gallons of water used annually in the production of Glyphosate Intermediate.

 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Marathon Petroleum Company LLC

 

 For the beneficial reuse of concrete and asphaltic roadbed debris for new roads and parking lots associated with construction during the Garyville Major Expansion project.  By keeping this material onsite, Marathon prevented several thousand tons and over 1000 loads from being shipped to a landfill.

 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

  

 DuPont Performance Elastomers LLC 

For finding an alternative use for coagulated polychloroprene and eliminating the disposal of approximately 800,000 lbs/year of this material.  The elimination of this waste stream improves the quality of the environment and conserves landfill space. 

 

 

 

2007 Pollution Prevention Program Category

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Monsanto Company

 

 For implementing the Energy Conservation Team Program to identify ways to reduce total energy consumption within the plant.  Through a variety of efforts the project resulted in the reduction of natural gas consumption by 27 percent, steam loss by 58 percent and nitrogen consumption by nearly 200,000 kscf/year plant wide.

 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Valero St. Charles Refinery

 

For improvements in environmental performance through implementation of innovative leak detection technology and supplementation of regulatory leak detection programs.  Enhanced identification of fugitive emissions promotes pollution prevention and reduces hazards to public health and the environment. 

 

 

 

 

2007 Environmental Management Systems Category

 

(Achievement)

 

 

Marathon Petroleum Company LLC

 

 For demonstrating outstanding achievement in addressing, implementing and certifying the Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Management System (HESS MS) Policy.  This policy establishes commitments for building trust in the community, reduction of pollution, and accident prevention.

 

 

 (Recognition)

 

 

Monsanto Company

 

 By attaining dual certifications to the RC 14001 and ISO 14001 programs at the Monsanto Lulling Plant, the Environmental Management System moved from a primarily compliance- focused program to include an environmental “footprint” program.  Also, with rigorous implementation of the “Plan-Do-Check-Act” model, continuous improvement to the facility’s environmental performance is better assured.

 

 

 

 

2007 Community Environmental Outreach Category

 

(Achievement)

 

 

Monsanto Company

 

For educating the local community and employees about the preservation, protection, and enhancement of area wildlife, as well as maintenance of the native habitat through a series of various educational activities and projects.

 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Plum Creek Timber Company

 

For proactively relocating and managing the habitat of the red-cockaded woodpecker in north Louisiana and creating an interactive group of stakeholders that will work together for the long term conservation of the species and its environment.

 

 

 

 

(Recognition)

 

 

Valero St. Charles Refinery

 

For the reduction of e-waste into Louisiana landfills by reusing refurbished computers and distributing them to local organizations for education.

 

 

 

 

2007 Special Recognition Category: Mercury Reduction

 

PPG Industries

 

For a two year conversion process from Mercury Cell production to a Membrane Cell Unit that provides for the elimination of mercury use, the virtual elimination of mercury emissions, reduced energy consumption and reduced greenhouse gas emissions due to operations.  This project supports the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Mercury Reduction Initiative for a cleaner environment and healthier future.

 

 

2008 ELP New Members

Plum Creek Timber Company

 

 

 

Roy O Martin Lumber Company

 

 

 

 

 

Sid Richardson Carbon Company

 

 

 

 

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