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Michael Coté
President and Environmental Engineer
Tel: 1.970.241.9298 x11
mcote@rubycanyoneng.com
743 Horizon Court, Suite 385
Grand Junction, CO  81506 USA

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2014

Ruby Canyon Engineering Named Best Verification Company in Environmental Finance Annual Survey December, 18 2014
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc., a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, was voted the 2014 Best Verification Company in North America by Environmental Finance for the second consecutive year. The survey is based on more than 1,000 votes cast by readers and other participants in the markets that Environmental Finance covers. Read more...

Ruby Canyon Engineering announces plan to extend GHG services into the forest carbon offset sector August, 11 2014
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. (RCE), a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, has assembled a highly qualified team to conduct GHG verification services in the forestry sector. RCE, an ANSI-accredited and California Air Resources Board (CARB)-approved GHG verification body, has teamed up with California-based firm Forester's Co-Op to perform forest offset project verifications. To lead its forestry team, RCE has hired Peter Browning, a recent Duke University graduate. Read more...

Ruby Canyon Engineering extends its ANSI scope of accreditation to include verifying greenhouse gas emissions related to electric power transactions April, 30 2014
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. (RCE), a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, has extended its ANSI scope of accreditation to include verifying GHG emissions related to electric power transactions. RCE received its scope of accreditation for power generation in 2009, and now approved for power transaction, is now able to offer its GHG verification services to fully-integrated electric utility companies. Read More...  

2013

Ruby Canyon Engineering Named Best Verification Company in Environmental Finance Annual Survey December 12, 2013
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc., a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, was voted the 2013 Best Verification Company in North America by Environmental Finance. The survey is based on more than 1,000 votes cast by readers and other participants in the carbon markets that Environmental Finance covers. Ruby Canyon Engineering had been voted Runner-up the past two years.Read More...  

Ruby Canyon Engineering Completes First Offset Project Verification Under California's Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Program October 1, 2013
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. (RCE), a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, has completed its first carbon offset verification for California's GHG Cap-and-Trade Program, administered by the Air Resources Board (ARB).Read More...  

2012

Ruby Canyon Engineering prepares to assist California in groundbreaking greenhouse gas program July 16, 2012
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc., a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) consulting and verification firm, is currently undergoing the accreditation process to become a Verification Body for California's AB 32 GHG cap-and-trade program, administered by the Air Resources Board (ARB). Ruby Canyon will conduct third-party verifications of ARB compliance offset credits, which can be used by compliance entities to meet up to eight percent of their GHG emission reduction obligations. Read More...  

Ruby Canyon Engineering named in 12th annual Environmental Finance market survey - January 13, 2012
(RCE), an engineering consulting company whose main focus is verifying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories and offset projects, was named as "runner up" for Best Verification Company in North America in the 12th annual Environmental Finance (and Carbon Finance) market survey announced in December 2011 Read More...  

Ruby Canyon Engineering Meets Additional ANSI Accreditation Requirements under ISO 14065 - January 12, 2012
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. (RCE), an engineering consulting company whose main focus is greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, received scope extensions to its American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation in ISO 14065: 2007 Greenhouse Gases. Read More...  

2011

Ruby Canyon Engineering Presents at U.S. Coal Mine Methane Conference in Utah- Press Release, October 27, 2011
Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. (RCE) President Michael Coté presented the company's "Greenhouse Gas Credits and Renewable Energy Incentives for Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Projects" during the U.S. Coal Mine Methane Conference on October 18, 2011, in Park City, Utah. Co-authoring the presentation was Nina Pinette, a staff scientist employed by RCE. Read More...

Ruby Canyon Vice President speaks at first Indo-US Workshop on Coal Mine Methane in Delhi, India- October 21, 2011
Ruby Canyon Engineering Vice President and Professional Engineer Ronald Collings made two technical presentations at the First Indo-US Workshop on Coal Mine Methane in Dhanbad, India in October 2011. The Workshop was sponsored by Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research and the US EPA. Mr. Collings' presentations covered both ventilation air methane mitigation and abandoned coal mine methane emission capture and utilization. Read More...

Ruby Canyon Engineering President to Speak at Carbon Conference- Press Release, April 12, 2011
Ruby Canyon Engineering President Michael Coté is speaking at the 2011 Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) Conference http://www.nacw2011.org in Los Angeles on April 13. “It’s an honor to speak at such an event,” Coté said. “This is the largest carbon event in North America, where business leaders, environmentalists and policy makers all come together to discuss the impacts of climate change policy and the future of North American carbon markets.” Read More...

Ruby Canyon Engineering Meets ANSI Accreditation Requirements under ISO 14065- Press Release, Jan. 4, 2011
Ruby Canyon Engineering (RCE), an engineering consulting company whose main focus is greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, received its American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation program requirements and those set forth in ISO 14065: 2007 Greenhouse Gases. Recently, RCE has met the requirements for GHG validation and verification bodies for project level scope extensions for Groups 1 (fuel combustion), 2 (industrial processes) and 5 (livestock). RCE received the accreditation extensions in early December, 2010. Read More...  

2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering Presents at U.S. Coal Mine Methane Conference - Press Release, October 7th, 2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering Partners on EPA Contract - Press Release, September 13th, 2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering awarded Russian Coal Mine Methane Contract- Press Release, August, 9, 2010

Engineering company broadens its services - Grand Valley Business Times, June 17, 2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering partners with Keystone Environmental to perform GHG verification services in British Colombia - Press Release, June 10, 2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering approved to verify additional Climate Action Reserve Sectors– Press Release, June 8, 2010

The Carbon Offset Future – The Huffington Post/Carbon Offsets Daily/The Daily Sentinel, May 25, 2010
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Read the Carbon Offset Daily Article
Read the Daily Sentinel Article

Coté presents Greenhouse Gas Cap and Trade Information – May 12, 2010
Mike Coté, RCE president, presented the May Energy Briefing to the Grand Junction, Colo., Chamber of Commerce. Coté discussed the greenhouse gas cap and trade policy and how Colorado could benefit.

Managing Methane - World Coal, May 2010

Who's News in the Grand Valley Business Community – Grand Junction Free Press, February 22, 2010

Colorado Firm Awarded Grant to Study Mine Methane Emissions in China – Occupational Health & Safety, February 15, 2010

Ruby Canyon Engineering Awarded EPA Grant – Press Release, February 10, 2010

2007-2009

Local firm accredited for emission verifications – Business Times, December 24, 2009

Ruby Canyon Engineering Receives ANSI Accreditation under ISO 14065 – Dec. 8, 2009

KRQ, Ruby Canyon and SCS Engineers Attain ANSI Accreditation – November 2009

Ruby Canyon Engineering and a New Energy Economy – GV Magazine, November 2009

Coal Mine Methane Conference – Mr. Ronald Collings spoke at the U.S. EPA’s Coal Mine Methane Conference in Boulder, Colorado on September 30 – October 1, 2009.  The presentation was entitled: Corinth Abandoned Mine Methane Project Update: Implications for New Projects.

Abandoned Mine Methane Recovery Presentation – Mr. Ronald Collings made a presentation of a case study of a long term abandoned mine methane recovery operation in the U.S. at the Sino-U.S. New Energy Sci-Tech Forum and Conference on Recovery and Utilization of Coalmine Methane, Jincheng, Shanxi, China on February 25, 2009. The conference was organized by the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs with funding by the Methane to Markets Partnership.

Methane to Markets Partnership-wide and Steering Committee Meeting, Monterrey Mexico – Ron Collings, President of Ruby Canyon Engineering Inc made a presentation at the Coal Subcommittee Technical Workshop in Monterrey Mexico on January 28, 2009. The topic was “A Case Study of a Long Term Abandoned Mine Methane Recovery Operation”.

International Symposium on CBM/CMM and Carbon Trading – Michael Cote presented a paper in Beijing on voluntary carbon markets at the 8th International Symposium on CBM/CMM and Carbon Trading in China.

India Coal Mine Methane / Coal Bed Methane Clearinghouse Kick-off Event – Mr. Ronald C. Collings, President of Ruby Canyon Engineering Inc. participated in the India Coal Mine Methane / Coal Bed Methane Clearinghouse Kick-off Event in Ranchi, India on November 17 and 18, 2008. Mr. Collings spoke about pre-draining methane behind the face of surface coal mines.

U.S. EPA Gas Star Annual Implementation – Michael Cote participated in a carbon credit roundtable at the U.S. EPA's Gas Star Annual Implementation Workshop in San Antonio, Texas on November 12-13, 2008.

Surface Mine methane Project Opportunities – October 28, 2008

Third Party Validation/Verification ISO 14065 Eligibility through ANSI – July 28, 2008

Coté speaks at CO2 Energy Summit – June 9, 2008

Collings Presents at M2M Training in China – June 4, 2008

A "New" Natural Gas, Aspen Times, December 2007