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Eng. Jack Lauber

Eng.  Jack Lauber
Consulting Environmental Engineer

Environmental Technology Professionals

US - 12110 Latham, New York

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Current activity:1996 to present -ad- hoc environmental engineering consulting. Air pollution control, waste treatment, waste to energy,WTE technology assessment, expert witness, etc. NYSDEC certified perchloroethylene dry cleaning environmental compliance inspector. Consultant on WTE waste to energy and air pollution control technologies.

Former activity:1971 to June 1996 , NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Environmental Engineer 3, Section Chief, Process, Toxic Materials, Technology Assessment Sections, Bureaus of Air Toxics and Application Review and Permitting.
Mr. Lauber has expertise in industrial air pollution control and waste incineration, the control of toxic contaminants, and the incineration of municipal, medical and hazardous wastes. He has experience in regulating the Portland cement industry, chemical process industries, etc. He is consulting on applications of the new high temperature, plasma arc waste pyrolysis technology for medical and hazardous waste disposal. He is an expert on air pollution control for chemical and industrial processes and operations, and on the MACT controls for the dry cleaning industry. He has also served as an expert witness on such matters. He is very knowledgeable regarding the disposal of PCB’s, dioxin wastes, sludge and contaminated soils by incineration. He has experience in burning hazardous wastes as waste fuels in industrial boilers and cement kilns. He has also developed control methods for lead paint structure abrasive blasting operations, and pollution prevention strategies. He also has expertise in landfill gas recovery operations, and the control of gaseous emissions from sewage treatment plants. He is an expert on maximum available control technology (MACT) for medical and hazardous waste incineration. He has experience with low level radioactive and mixed waste incineration / air cleaning technologies. He is also skilled in flue gas treatment, and knows about dry and wet scrubbers and other air cleaning technologies. He is also conversant with the control of toxics and odor control technologies. In addition, Mr. Lauber is knowledgeable about various environmental regulations, including EPA, RCRA, TSCA, OSHA, air pollution control, industrial hygiene and waste disposal regulations.
Mr. Lauber has consulted for firms that propose to convert municipal solid wastes and sewage sludge into ethanol fuels, evaluating energy environmental control technologies and waste gasification technologies..
He is also consulting for Columbia University New York N.Y Earth Engineering Center on waste to energy ,WTE technologies and environmental controls.
He is also consulting internationally on WTE, refuse derived fuel RDF, and waste gasification technologies.
He has been an expert forensic witness on environmental pollution, the control of toxic contaminants, etc.

Education:1959 - BChE Chemical Engineering, New York University
1966 - PE New York State Professional Engineering License
1968 - Graduate Environmental Studies RPI
1970 - Diplomate, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
1995 - QEP. Qualified Environmental Professional, Institute for Professional Environmental Practice

Awards:- Cited in Nelson Rockefeller’s book “Our Environment Can be Saved”, Doubleday, 1970
- Biography listed in Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the Environment, and Who’s Who in the World.
- Section Chairman, 1982-83, Air Pollution Control Association, Middle Atlantic States Section (MASS-APCA)
- Diplomate American Academy of Environmental Engineers
- Air Pollution Control Advisor to Government of Israel.
- Listed in World Environment Center 1980 “Contact” Guide to Specialists on Toxic Substances
- Member, Session Chair, of the Air and Waste Management Assoc., Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Hazardous Waste Committees. 1984-88
- Who’s Who in the Frontiers of Science and Technology (1985)
- Recipient of Environmental Award from The Israel Ministry of Health Environmental Research Institute, 1986
- Honorary Membership in the New York Academy of Sciences, 1987
- Member of Special Scientific Peer Review Panel, chaired by Congressman D. Skaggs, for the Rocky Flats Colorado, mixed nuclear/hazardous waste incineration facility, 6/87
- Listed in Who’s Who in Environmental Engineering - American Academy of Environmental Engineers
- Competent and Able Toastmaster certification, Toastmaster’s International
- Qualified Environmental Professional, 1995
- Special Meritorious Service Award from the Northeast States Coordinated air Use Management Organization, NESCAUM June 1996


Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility

Renergia, a brand new Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility opened in Canton Lucerne, shows that Waste-to-Energy can provide reliable heat for industries.

Category: Incineration / Waste-to-Energy plant
Executing firm: Renergia Zentralschweiz AG

MBT Ljubljana, Slovenia

In Slovenia arises one of the largest and most modern waste treatment plants in Europe.

Category: Recycling / MBT
Executing firm: STRABAG AG

Flue Gas Cleaning

The final unit of the incineration plant is one of the most important parts as it has the objective of cleaning the air pollutants produced.

Category: Incineration
Executing firm: ete.a - Ingenieurgesellschaft für Energie– und Umweltengineering & Beratung mbH

Batch Dry Fermentation

The biogas produced from the waste can be converted in a CHP to electrical and thermal energy or fed as processed bio-methane into the natural gas grid or used as fuel (CNG).

Category: Recycling / Fermentation
Executing firm: BEKON Energy Technologies Co. & KG

MBT Warsaw, Poland

The Bio-Dry™ system is a static, aerated and flexibly enclosed reactor for the biological drying of various solid waste matters containing some biodegradable contents.

Category: Recycling / MBT
Executing firm: Convaero GmbH

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