ADEQ Selects First Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) Members
Alliance Members Recognized
Alliance Member, PING Inc., was one of the first six members of the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) selected by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. VESP provides recognition and incentives for organizations that go above and beyond environmental law requirements
VESP has five levels of recognition -- platinum, gold, silver, bronze, and copper. PING has entered as a Platinum member. Other Alliance Members are currently in the application process. VESP recognition is an achievement that shows committment to the environment and to the Arizona community, and the Alliance offers our congratulations to PING and all the VESP Members. Information on VESP is available on the ADEQ website at this link: http://www.azdeq.gov/vesp.html.
Alliance Leadership Inspires VESP Legislation
Former Arizona State Representative Amanda Reeve, House Environment Committee Chair, frequently points to the discussions of the November 2011 Alliance “Business Leadership and Legislative Forum” as the inspiration for, and substance of, the legislation creating the Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program.
Alliance Business Leadership & Legislative Forums, and various other seminars, support the Alliance goal of fostering collaboration between regulators and industry, and demonstrating environmental leadership.
Consider participating on the ground floor of environmental leadership in Arizona -- contact the Alliance for information on Membership!
Registration for the July 14, 2016 Maricopa County Air Quality Seminar is Now OPEN!
The Registration Submission Form has been posted. Please click on the RED Link on this page. For information, contact the Alliance at 480-422-7392. Thank you!
Record Attendance at the July AQ Permit Compliance Assistance Seminar Maricopa County AQ Dept and the Alliance co-hosted the second annual AQ Permit Compliance Assistance Seminar for 88 registered attendees, representing 55 organizations, on July 14, 2015. Our thanks to the speakers, attendees, and Maricopa County AQ Department for their participation and work that made this a great success! "It's important for us to continue to offer this type of seminar to engage the community through innovative environmental compliance to further the mission of clean air for Maricopa County residents and visitors. The expertise and experience that the Alliance provided during the seminar was truly valued by the Department."–director philip McNeely, Maricopa County Air Quality Director
Alliance Archives Page Enhanced The Alliance Archives include articles, photos, and video records of some of our seminars, activities, presentations, significant documents, and a few of our Environmental Technical Tours. Browse through the collection of Archives in the drop-down menus under the "NEWS / Upcoming & Archives" heading (above on the links bar). Currently the Archives are divided into "2013 to Present" and "Pre-2013".
Alliance Business Leadership and Sustainability Legislative Forum The Alliance hosts forums with industry leaders, environmental regulators, and legislators to foster communication, sharing of ideas, and build towards our common goal to help protect and enhance Arizona's environment. The November 2011 Forum has been credited by Amanda Reeve as "the inspiration for, and substance of, legislation forming the Voluntary Environmental Steweardship Program" –Former AZ State Rep. Amanda Reeve, House Environment Committee Chair
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