Entries by AETEnvironmental

Committed to Her Community

Lori DeVito is making a direct impact on the world. She’s the president of AET Environmental Inc., a waste management solutions company. When her friends ask her why she’s in the  industry, DeVito tells them “you have no idea how interesting this work is.” DeVito and her husband founded the company in 1993. Under her […]

ColoradoBiz Magazine Names AET Environmental #36 on Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies List

DENVER, CO – (July 16, 2017) Denver-based AET Environmental, a leader in Hazardous Waste Disposal, In-Plant Support and Remediation and Compliance was named No. 36 on ColoradoBiz magazine’s Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies list. ColoradoBiz compiles the exclusive Top 100 list annually and this is the second year AET Environmental has been recognized. The award identifies outstanding woman-owned companies that […]

Top Women in Energy – Lori DeVito

The Denver Business Journal’s Top Women in Energy program recognized Lori DeVito, AET Environmental Inc. as a key influencer in metro Denver’s energy sector. Company: AET Environmental Inc. Website: aetenvironmental.com Email: info@aetenvironmental.com When Lori DeVito founded AET Environmental with her husband, Arthur Clark, in 1993, they had one employee. Now the environmental services firm has offices in four states, […]

ESC Region 19 Allied States Cooperative Awards AET Environmental Job Order Contract Consulting

ESC Region 19 Allied States Cooperative Awards AET Environmental Job Order Contract Consulting The Education Service Center (ESC) selects AET Environmental to provide Job Order Contracting Services to its membership.   DENVER – June. 7, 2017 -– AET Environmental awarded nationwide contract for Contracted Services, Consulting, Staff Development & Related Goods and Services – ESC Region 19 Allied States […]

Is EPA wavering on toxic solvent bans?

Manufacturing bans on two common chemicals are on hold.  EPA has extended comment deadlines twice this spring for restrictions on trichloroethyle (TCE) and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). Chemical manufacturers dispute EPA’s toxicity findings and want more time to pull their own scientists’ data. Congress approved toxic substances crackdown TCE and NMP were on EPA’s first list of highly […]

EPA will ditch the clean water rule after all

Agriculture groups that fought to “Ditch the rule!” scored a huge victory. EPA officially pulled the Clean Water Rule (CWR) aka the “Waters of the U.S.” rule. CWR would’ve expanded federal jurisdiction over irrigation ditches, prairie potholes and intermittent streams. Farmers, ranchers, real estate and oil and gas firms dug in the second EPA proposed […]

Coal ash disposal faces new hurdles

Companies may not be able to bury coal ash as easily or affordably as they’d hoped.  Reason: Local ordinances prohibiting coal combustion residuals (CCR) may weaken EPA’s coal ash rule. The 1st Circuit Appeals Court will determine if a local restriction on CCR disposal and reuse supercedes the federal reg. EPA didn’t give in to green […]

Recognizing and Understanding Reactive Chemicals Part 3

FUNDAMENTALS OF REACTIVE CHEMICAL CHEMISTRY Peroxide formers–chemicals with the ability to form explosive peroxides such as ethyl ether or tetrahydrofuran Reoxidation:  peroxides fored by the reaction of a peroxidizable compound with molecular oxygen through a process called auto-oxidation or peroxidation Exposure to air: allows O2 into the chemical chain and may deplete the inhibitor allowing o2 to […]