Laura Miner, QEP
President & Founder, Fourses, LLC
Laura Miner brings over 30 years of technical and practical environmental experience as the president and founder of Fourses, LLC. Having grown a nationwide air quality permitting and environmental compliance practice at her prior firm she is combing that expertise with forward-thinking solutions to help clients not only continue to reduce air and greenhouse gas emissions, comply with environmental regulations, but also to operate in a sustainable manner that provides value to their businesses.
Her career spans working across the United States and market sectors including composting, industrial, commercial, municipal, healthcare, technology, data centers, energy, and education. She applies the many facets of multi-media environmental expertise to assist clients in operating in an environmentally and sustainable manner.
A distinguishing feature of her practice is her focus on sustainability and climate change issues as these become increasing important economic, social, and global issues. Laura served on the board of the New Jersey Composting Council and Organics Recycling Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors for the Mid-Atlantic States Section of the Air & Waste Management Association and is a Regional Coordinator for the Board for Global EHS Credentialing (formerly Institute of Professional Environmental Practice).
The Pennsylvania State University, Sustainability Management and Policy, 2018
Franklin & Marshall College, Chemistry and Environmental Science, B.A., 1992
Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) Certification #05020008 – 2002- Present
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate – 2018-2021
OSHA 40-Hr. HAZWOPER
Mid-Atlantic States Section – Air and Waste Management Association (MASS A&WMA)
- Board of Directors, 2010 – Present;
- Past Chair, 2019; Chair, 2018;
- Vice-Chair, 2017; Secretary, 2011 – 2014;
- Co-Chair Climate Change and Resiliency Conference, 2018;
- Section & Chapters Leadership Council
New Jersey Composting Council, Board of Directors, 2019 – 2021
Institute of Professional Environmental Practice – Regional Coordinator, 2010 – Present
Women’s Energy Network, 2018 – 2020
American Chemical Society, 1998 – Present
- Heritage Conservancy Volunteer Educator
- DelVal girlSTEM conference volunteer
- Franklin & Marshall Admission Network (FAN)
- Da Vinci Science Center Outreach Educator
- Museum of Indian Culture Volunteer Docent
Publications and Presentations
- Miner, L. “Regulatory Update – New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats (PACT)”, Online Webinar, November 2020
- Miner L. Integrated Photovoltaics in Fabrics, Sustainability Driven Innovation Final Project December 2018.
- Miner, L. Development of a Renewable Energy Policy, Togo Africa, Applied Energy Policy Capstone Project, December 2018
- Miner L, and A. Richmond-LaLonde – Regulatory Reshuffle – Panel on the Discussion of Changes in Environmental Regulations at the state and federal levels. Chemical Council of New Jersey – November 2018
- Miner L, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Liquefied Natural Gas Projects, Langan Environmental Workshop, November 2018
- Miner, L. and S. Friel “Differences in Air Emissions at Compressor Stations from Wet Gas and Dry Gas in the Marcellus Shale Formation. “, A&WMA’s 110th Annual Conference & Exhibition in Pittsburgh, PA. June 2017
- Miner, L. “Spills and Spill Response” 22nd Annual Contractors and Engineers Workshop, Keystone College, PA, March 2016
- Miner, L. “Air Quality in Northeast Pennsylvania” 21st Annual Contractors and Engineers Workshop, Keystone College, March 2015
- Miner, L., “Environmental Compliance and Self-Auditing: How to Stay Ahead of the Regulatory Curve – Panel Discussion” South Florida Manufacturers Association, Broward College, FL, January 2015, June 2016
- Miner Balogh L. “How to Successfully Implement a Web-Based Environmental Management System (EMS)”, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Annual Environmental and Energy Conference, Camp Hill, PA, April 2010.