Covanta’s WTE facility honored
for safety practices
Covanta Holding Corporation announced that Covanta
Montgomery, Inc., a subsidiary which operates a renewable energy
power plant located in Dickerson, Maryland fueled by municipal solid
waste was honored by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing
and Regulation Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) with
its “STAR” designation.
The “STAR” recognition is the highest
honor given to all facilities with outstanding health and safety
practices. The Covanta Montgomery, Inc. facility is only the fifth
facility in the state of Maryland to receive this recognition.
The facility launched participation in the VPP
program in June 2005 and following MOSH’s four day onsite
evaluation of the physical plant, written programs and employee
participation, received notification of MOSH’s decision to
be granted STAR status in March 2006.