Power Plant Epiphanies: Projects, the Environment, and the People
- Environmental Engineer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
- Anthrocubeologist, Resource Catalysts
As part of her power plant epiphanies, Shirley Rivera will share highlights of her environmental and energy professional development including:
power plant life-cycle: concept, construction, operations, compliance, decommissioning
a utility perspective as a corporate analyst during the California energy restructuring process
alternative technologies from desk studies, installation and operations, and local, state, and federal policies
environmental communications such as technology evaluations, small turbine manufacturer and energy storage manufacturer environmental impacts, and state regulatory perspectives
highlights of select projects
Shirley Rivera has been in the environmental and energy field since 1987. She currently works at the U.S. EPA, Region 9 in the Air Division’s Permits Office. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley.
Co-sponsored by U.S. EPA, ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability, ASU's Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU's Polytechnic campus, and ASU's American Indian Policy Institute.
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.