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Title:Industry Perspectives on Carbon Management and Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Author(s):Kolaz, Dave
Subject(s):carbon market
Abstract:The concept of sustainable development is commonly viewed as having an environmental dimension that contains both economic and social dimensions. Industry is committed to sustainable development policies that produce an appropriate balance so that the social and economic benefits produced by the American manufacturing and industrial sector are not adversely impacted. Federal climate change policies must incorporate certain fundamental principles if they are to achieve this balance. Dave Kolaz is the Senior Environmental Consultant for the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. He helps coordinate the IMA’s efforts to make sure that businesses are able to compete in today’s global economy while complying with the state’s environmental regulations. Kolaz is an environmental consultant and a licensed Professional Engineer. Dave is former Chief of the Bureau of Air at the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). In that capacity, he managed a 325-member team and $90 million budget while holding responsibility for all aspects of Illinois’ air control programs. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois and received a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Southern Illinois University.
Issue Date:2009-10-28
Series/Report:2009 Greenhouse Gas and Sustainability Symposium
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-05-15

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