April 2, 2020

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Marc Rogoff Coauthored Article on Waste-To-Energy in Waste Advantage Magazine

Marc Rogoff, Ph.D. (Florida) coauthored an article entitled "First of Two Parts: The Florida Waste-To-Energy (WTE) Project That Was Almost Never Built: Lessons learned from the project implementation team for the Hillsborough Resource Recovery Facility" that was published in Waste Advantage Magazine in the March 2020 edition.

Marc's coauthor was Warren N. Smith, Hillsborough County's Solid Waste Director at the time the project took place.

Marc is a Senior Consultant based in Florida with more than 38 years of professional experience focused on solid waste management, including waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, facility site selection, property acquisition, environmental permitting, operation plan development, solid waste facility benchmarking, ordinance development, solid waste plans, financial assessments, rate studies/audits, development of construction procurement documents, bid and RFP evaluation, contract negotiation, and bond financings.

Waste Advantage Magazine is an independent publisher with more than 100 years of experience in publishing solely dedicated to covering the solid waste and recycling industry.

Article Description

It is commonplace to say that WTE projects are one of the more difficult public works projects to be built by a local solid waste agency. They are capital intensive, engender a significant amount of public opposition, and require a champion who is willing to implement the project over the long-term. The Hillsborough County WTE project included all of those implementation hurdles, but, as this article will note, it was also a project that had a series of public administration difficulties that almost scuttled the project many times. There is an increasing interest in expanding WTE facilities and developing Greenfield Projects at the current time due to the reduction of landfill capacities in certain locales and the impact of the recent Chinese recyclables ban on waste reduction goals.

This article is designed to provide lessons learned of the project implementation team for the Hillsborough Resource Recovery Facility for those considering planning their own WTE projects. Let's start from the beginning.

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