The Golden Empire Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) held their 27th Annual Technical Conference this week in Bakersfield, California. This year’s conference focused on emerging technologies and regulatory updates. Presenters included representatives from the California Air Resources Board, State Water Resources Control Board, and San Jaoquin Valley Air Pollution Control District. CES Business Development Manager, Josh Perron, presented on CES’ carbon negative energy process and how it could help solve multiple issues facing California’s Central Valley such as poor air quality, the disposal of large amounts of agricultural waste, and the revitalization of idled biomass resources. 

The A&WMA organization is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for technology exchange, professional development, public education and outreach to more than 13,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. The Golden Empire Chapter of the A&WMA serves California’s San Joaquin Valley and consists of members from the manufacturing, chemical, agriculture and oil and gas industries as well as numerous local government agencies.  Learn more here:  www.awma-goldenempire.org

CES Presents at California Central Valley Summit 2017

Hosted by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, this year’s California Central Valley Summit focused on alternatives to open burning of agricultural waste. CES President and CEO, Keith Pronske, was invited to present in the “New and Emerging” technologies session on CES’ carbon negative energy systems that combine bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, known as BioCCS or BECCS, and opportunities for the state of California. 

The Central Valley Summit brings together Valley growers, researchers, experts, biomass industry representatives, scientists, representatives from new and developing technology vendors, and other Valley stakeholders to advance new and existing cost-effective clean alternatives to open burning of agricultural waste.  Learn more here:  www.valleyair.org/cvsummit/