Closing the gap between emergency practitioners and federal funding programs to improve mitigation, post-event recovery, and community resilience
Christina Hendrick is Tetra Tech’s deputy director of post-disaster programs. She joined our Disaster Recovery Group in Houston, Texas, just after Hurricane Harvey struck in 2017. Christina manages our most critical public assistance recovery projects throughout seven Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) regions, as well as multiple COVID-19 recovery projects using public assistance; Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act; and other grant funding sources. She is a seasoned grant manager with nearly 15 years of experience and has overseen FEMA and U.S.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) – the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies – has named Alliant Energy and ITC as recipients of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for working collaboratively to restore electricity following the August 10 derecho.
When starting a company, every penny must be invested wisely until a solid market niche is established. With limited funds, market disruptions like COVID19 can be and has been the end of many new endeavors. However, companies with routine environment, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs and procedures are able to minimize the financial impact of these disruptions.
Ed Faulkner, SAIC VP of programs, chats with Huntsville, Alabama CBS affiliate WHNT about the space agency's adoption of remote work and collaboration, thanks to SAIC's digital transformation services, solutions, and support. Faulkner discusses how secure cloud computing and virtual infrastructure have enabled NASA's staff to continue working and innovating remotely.
We typically see an influx in e-waste at our facilities in early January. This increase is a result of holiday wishes granted, including exciting new phones, computers, and tablets. After the gifting season subsides, most are unsure of what to do with their old electronics.
New topic Standards on Tax, OHS and Water to be used
January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies disclosing their impacts through the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards are to adhere to three new and updated standards, for reports they publish from this year onward.
In 2018, two revised GRI Standards launched – for occupational health and safety, and water and effluents. In December 2019, the first global standard for tax transparency published. Effective from 1 January, companies identifying any of these topics as material are now to apply the new Standards.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Standards announced today that its groundbreaking Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds (SCS 007) is now entering a 60-day public consultation phase, on the path to finalization this spring. Stakeholders are invited to review the standard and provide feedback.
In the first blog of the compliance assurance series, we talked about the importance of not overlooking the more routine environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs in the hectic time that we are living in. From this, you now know the importance of compliance and have some compliance tips to look back on. Now we want to go over a few stressors you should be aware of that could knock you off your compliance track this year.
Mitigating the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 with MEP design
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our High Performance Buildings Group has conducted research into the role that mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design can play in mitigating the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 in the built environment.