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The Environmental Transformation Podcast

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The Environmental Transformation Podcast will bring you interviews with leaders in the Environmental Industry with the goal of providing Environmental, Sustainability and Safety Professionals, as well as and Business leaders with information about industry trends, regulatory changes, digital and software technologies, and service providers that are transforming the industry.

The Environmental Transformation Podcast will bring you interviews with leaders in the Environmental Industry with the goal of providing Environmental, Sustainability and Safety Professionals, as well as and Business leaders with information about industry trends, regulatory changes, digital and software technologies, and service providers that are transforming the industry.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Environmental Transformation Podcast will bring you interviews with leaders in the Environmental Industry with the goal of providing Environmental, Sustainability and Safety Professionals, as well as and Business leaders with information about industry trends, regulatory changes, digital and software technologies, and service providers that are transforming the industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

3173630675


Episodes

Unity College, Educating the next generation of Sustainability Professionals with President Dr. Melik Khoury

5/17/2022
Unity College, Educating the next generation of Sustainability Professionals with President Dr. Melik Khoury. Learn how Unity has become America’s Environmental College and the programs they offer through their education models and four campuses. We also discuss how Unity College became the first institution of higher education to divest their 12.5 million endowment from fossil fuels that has now led the way for over 1,500 other institutions to also divest their endowments from fossil fuels...

Duration:00:53:32

Sustainable Chemical-Free Soil Pest Control utilizing Lisi Global’s Direct Energy System (DES) for the Agricultural and Turf Industries.

4/19/2022
Sustainable Chemical-Free Soil Pest Control utilizing Lisi Global’s Direct Energy System (DES) for the Agricultural and Turf Industries. Co-Founders Jason Crisp and Jeffery McComb discuss the advancements of their DES technology to treat difficult pests without using harmful chemicals that remain in the environment. We also discuss Lisi Global’s mission to support the agricultural industry to help address food security concerns and to also support other Turf Management industries with...

Duration:01:03:02

Sustainability Reporting and ESG Ratings with CEO and Founder of CSE Nikos Avlonas.

3/28/2022
Sustainability Reporting and ESG Ratings with CEO and Founder of CSE Nikos Avlonas. Learn the importance and role of a Chief Sustainability Manager and the high demand for Sustainability Professionals. We also discuss the new SEC Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule and it affect it will have on businesses in the future. Thanks to our Sponsors: Pace Labs and CSE #esg #sustainability #sec #climatechange #climatereport #ghg #scope3 #esgreporting

Duration:00:51:26

Introducing PFAS Exposure™, the First Self-Collection Blood Sampling Kits with Taryn McKnight of Eurofins

3/14/2022
Introducing PFAS Exposure™, the First Self-Collection Blood Sampling Kits with Taryn McKnight of Eurofins. Learn how you can accurately obtain PFAS blood sampling results from the comfort of your home or place of work using their new sampling kit called PFAS Exposure™. Eurofins Environment Testing has devised a way to self-collect a sample of PFAS in blood, traditionally requiring a blood draw. This departure represents a leap forward in Biomonitoring for Exposure to PFAS in blood. Their kit...

Duration:00:52:24

Learn how Pace Labs is an industry leader in PFAS analytical testing with Emerging Contaminants Program Manager Paul Jackson.

2/28/2022
Learn how Pace Labs is an industry leader in PFAS analytical testing with Emerging Contaminants Program Manager Paul Jackson. We also discuss updates to the EPA’s recent Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR) program and how public drinking water utilities will now have to test for 29 PFAS chemicals over the next three years, and what will be done with the data. Also, learn how many test methods are out there for analyzing various media, and much...

Duration:01:01:42

Clean Cape Fear Co-Founder Emily Donovan talks about their efforts to address PFAS contamination in their community.

2/21/2022
Clean Cape Fear Co-Founder Emily Donovan talks about their efforts to address PFAS contamination in their community. We touch on recent efforts to get the US EPA to require epidemiology sampling of impacted residents and what they are doing to mitigate the exposure of over 300,000 North Carolina residents affected by PFAS contamination in municipal drinking water from the Chemours Fayetteville manufacturing facility. Learn how her work has helped elevate NC's PFAS contamination crisis to the...

Duration:01:06:27

Divirod deploying the most comprehensive, scalable water data network in the world with CEO and Founder Dr. Javier Marti.

2/14/2022
Divirod deploying the most comprehensive, scalable water data network in the world with CEO and Founder Dr. Javier Marti. Learn how Divirod can be deployed to support communities needing to better evaluate their infrastructure needs, or how their data network can be used to monitor tidal water levels for maritime transportation logistics. More importantly you will learn how easy it is using their products to better design Resiliency plans, monitor for natural disasters, and measure climate...

Duration:00:58:35

How in situ remediation technologies are transforming the industry with Regenesis CEO and President Scott Wilson.

1/31/2022
How in situ remediation technologies are transforming the industry with Regenesis CEO and President Scott Wilson. Learn how Regenesis’ PlumeStop® has been shown to be an effective in situ remediation technology to treat PFAS and other Forever Chemicals. We also discuss the research and testing involved to develop these in situ remedial products and how they are one of the best ways of eliminating contaminants from soil and groundwater. Thanks to our Sponsors: Regenesis, Pace Labs, and...

Duration:01:04:32

Breaking down the SDS with Atanu Das, CEO an President of MSDSWriter.

1/24/2022
Breaking down the SDS with Atanu Das, CEO and President of MSDS Writer. Learn why SDSs are so important and how they support hazardous communication, worker safety, compliance reporting, and chemical management requirements. We breakdown each section and dive into the details to bring you a better understanding of the information provided and potential hazards associated with an SDS. Thanks to our Sponsors: Pace, Regenesis, IHMM, and E-Tank

Duration:01:04:27

Smart Futures for a Flourishing World, A Paradigm Shift for Achieving Global Sustainability with Author Dr. Claire Nelson.

12/13/2021
Smart Futures for a Flourishing World, A Paradigm Shift for Achieving Global Sustainability with Author Dr. Claire Nelson. If you could change the trajectory of time, what would you do now to make our world more sustainable to protect the earth and humankind? Claire shares with us her vision of a Smart Future and how we can achieve this by asking 5 basic questions as outlined in her new book. She also helps us understand the importance of our current situation with her creative storytelling...

Duration:01:06:10

The Hoosier Environmental Council, how it’s protecting the environment and advocating for policy and economic changes with Executive Director, Jesse Kharbanda.

11/16/2021
The Hoosier Environmental Council, how it’s protecting the environment and advocating for policy and economic changes with Executive Director, Jesse Kharbanda. Learn what the HEC is focused on as they work with liberals and conservatives in the state legislature to pursue environmental policy changes. See why they are so passionate about protecting Hoosier wetlands and forests, providing clean drinking water, and promoting Climate Change Solutions. Also, we discuss what Jesse will be doing...

Duration:01:06:09

“ESG” Why is it important and how is it changing the way we do business with CEO Nikos Avlonas founder of the Center for Sustainability and Excellence.

11/9/2021
“ESG” Why is it important and how is it changing the way we do business with CEO Nikos Avlonas founder of the Center for Sustainability and Excellence. Learn how Sustainability reporting has changed over the years, what role the investment community has had on elevating the social awareness of climate change, the need for corporations to report climate risks and sustainability progress more accurately, and how CSE is helping companies prepare and develop Sustainability Programs. Thanks to...

Duration:00:55:29

“Creating a Safety Culture in Today’s Environment” with Dan Blankfeld, VP of Safety for the CBG Building Company.

11/2/2021
“Creating a Safety Culture in Today’s Environment” with Dan Blankfeld, VP of Safety for the CBG Building Company. Learn from one of the industry's Safety Professionals who has relied on the support of senior executives, developed quality training programs, established mentor/mentee relationships, and works with field level supervisors and contractors to create a Safety Culture where everyone wins and goes home safe. Thanks to our Sponsors: Regenesis, IHMM, and E-Tank #safety...

Duration:00:56:22

“Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now!” In Alan Miller’s new book, we discuss what are they and why do they matter.

10/26/2021
“Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now!” In Alan Miller’s new book, we discuss what are they and why do they matter in this episode. Alan was one of the earliest activists for ozone layer protection, including helping Dr. Rowland promote the importance of bans on CFCs to avoid increases in skin cancer and cataracts. He teamed up with co-authors Stephen Andersen and Durwood Zaelke to explain the importance of reducing four key pollutants as a means of rapidly slowing global warming. You will want...

Duration:01:06:40

Dr. Sylvia Earle, a NatGeo Explorer, discusses her new book “Ocean a Global Odyssey”, our need to protect the Oceans, and more.

10/2/2021
Dr. Sylvia Earle, a NatGeo Explorer, discusses her new book “Ocean a Global Odyssey”, her work with Mission Blue as the president and chairman, and our need to protect the Oceans. Long recognized as one of the world's top experts on ocean science and conservation, she is passionate about protecting the marine life and the ocean to help address climate change. Called "Her Deepness" by The New Yorker and the New York Times, a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress, and a "First Hero for...

Duration:01:22:33

“Future Energy” How Companies are Transforming and Preparing for the next Energy Transition with Tej Gidda.

9/21/2021
“Future Energy” How Companies are Transforming and Preparing for the next Energy Transition with Tej Gidda. He is currently GHD’s Global Leader for Future Energy, focusing the firm’s efforts on the transition in energy systems towards a lower-carbon future. Learn how companies are preparing for a Future Energy transformation and how they are planning to get to Net Zero through various carbon reduction strategies and sustainability goals. If you want to learn more about what types of future...

Duration:00:52:18

Robert Bilott, the attorney behind the movie “Dark Waters” and the author of the book “Exposure”, talks about the case against DuPont, PFAS litigation, and more.

8/24/2021
Robert Bilott, the attorney behind the movie “Dark Waters” and the author of the book “Exposure”, talks about the case against DuPont, PFAS litigation, the state of PFAS regulations, what still needs to be done to protect citizens from chronic exposure Forever Chemicals, and his 20 plus fight bringing justice to those affected by PFAS contamination like the ones in Parkersburg, West Virginia in this exciting episode. Thanks to our Sponsors: Cascade Environmental, the Institute of Hazardous...

Duration:01:07:29

"Forever Chemicals" Environmental, Economic, and Social Equity Concerns with PFAS with Authors LeeAnn Racz and David Kempisty.

8/18/2021
Forever Chemicals known as PFAS, are a class of man-made per-and polyfluroalkyl substances that persist in the environment and don’t break down. PFAS chemicals have been around for over 70 years and have been unregulated by the EPA for decades. Authors LeeAnn Racz and David Kempisty document in this book, "Forever Chemicals" Environmental, Economic, and Social Equity Concerns with PFAS in the Environment, the challenges with analytical testing, risk assessments, regulatory implications,...

Duration:01:04:16

Author and Environmental Lawyer Joel Burcat Discusses His Three Environmental Legal Thrillers: Drink to Every Beast, Amid Rage, and Strange Fire

7/13/2021
As a practicing environmental lawyer, Joel Burcat writes environmental legal thrillers that are both electrifying and accurate. Burcat has completed five novels. Three of them are environmental legal thrillers, DRINK TO EVERY BEAST, AMID RAGE, and STRANGE FIRE. Both Drink to Every Beast and Amid Rage are published by Headline Books and are available at bookstores, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble in paperback and electronic formats. If you are looking for an exciting environmental legal thriller...

Duration:01:04:43

Learn what’s happening at this year’s 2021 Annual Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professional (AHMP) Conference with Chairwoman Rebecca Neal.

7/7/2021
The 2021 Annual Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) Conference is July 25-28, 2021. Rebecca (Becky) Neal is the Chair of the AHMP and talks about what you can expect from this year’s virtual conference. Learn what informative topics you need to hear about, who is going to be presenting, how you can earn your continuing education units (CEUs) or continuous maintenance points (CMPs), and how to register for this exciting event. Also, if interest in obtaining your CHMM...

Duration:01:01:43