Fairfield, N.J.-based Covanta Energy Corp., has announced that seven of its waste-to-energy facilities earned memberships into the National Performance Track program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The facilities are located in Huntsville, Ala.; Lake County, Fla.; Hillsborough County, Fla.; Pasco County, Fla.; Indianapolis; Detroit; and Kent County, Mich.
The program recognizes facilities that exceed regulatory requirements and encourage environmental improvement. In all, 23 Covanta facilities are members of the program.
“These are significant achievements for our facilities and for our company as a whole,” said Seth Myones, president of Covanta Americas, in a press release. “Our employees have worked diligently to demonstrate our commitment to continuous environmental improvement while providing clean, renewable energy to the communities we serve.”