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Mark Rising Appointed to Health and Safety Manager Post at ReEnergy

CONTACT: Sarah Boggess: (518) 810-0200,

Albany, NY – June 30, 2015 – Mark Rising of Johnstown, NY has been named health and safety manager at ReEnergy Holdings.

Mr. Rising has more than 30 years’ experience in industrial health and safety management. Before joining ReEnergy, Mark worked most recently as a safety specialist at PSEG Bethlehem Energy Center. Prior to that, he was a program safety manager supporting Antarctica mission locations for the 109th Airlift Wing of the Air National Guard, based at the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, NY. He also worked at General Electric, Foster Wheeler, and Plug Power. He began his career in the U.S. Navy in the Navy Nuclear Propulsion program.

Mr. Rising will implement health and safety policies, procedures and training activities for employees and contractors. ReEnergy’s health and safety program includes regular health and safety inspections; risk assessment and mitigation processes; a job safety analysis program; a behavioral-based safety program; quarterly safety improvement projects; and facility safety committees.

“Our greatest responsibility at ReEnergy is the commitment we make to the health and safety of our workplace. To that end, we implement various programs, set goals, and monitor our performance and progress on a continuous basis,” said James White, chief operating officer of ReEnergy’s energy division. “We are pleased to have Mark on board with us to coordinate this critically important program.”

Mr. Rising earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Nyack College and a master’s degree in occupational health & safety from Columbia Southern University.

About ReEnergy Holdings LLC

ReEnergy Holdings LLC owns and operates facilities that use forest-derived woody biomass and other wood waste residues to produce renewable energy — three facilities in New York, four facilities in Maine and one in Connecticut. ReEnergy also owns four facilities in New England that recycle construction and demolition material. ReEnergy operates in five states and employs approximately 300 people. To find out more, visit