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U.S. Silica Holdings, a metals and mining company, has set climate change targets for its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. U.S. Silica Holdings latest filings mentioned the keywords ‘Emissions’ and ‘Renewable’ most number of times in relation to 'Climate Change'.
In 2022, the company reported its Scope 1 emissions at 462,073 MTCO2e and Scope 2 emissions at 171,591 MTCO2e. Total emissions declined 5% year-over-year on a per ton basis.
U.S. Silica Holdings has taken steps to reduce its emissions, including implementing pollution prevention measures, increasing operational efficiencies, and recycling materials. The company has also invested in new technologies to reduce highway travel for third-party contractors and eliminate the use of manned aircraft surveys, ultimately saving fuel and decreasing GHG emissions. U.S. Silica Holdings recycles or reuses 100% of its tailings and has implemented water recycling measures to reduce its water usage.
The company has reported its progress in reducing its waste and hazardous materials, with a decrease in non-hazardous waste and an increase in recycled hazardous waste. U.S. Silica Holdings has also reported on its biodiversity impacts and environmental management policies and practices for active sites. The company has engaged in due diligence practices with respect to human rights, indigenous rights, and operation in areas of conflict.
In conclusion, U.S. Silica Holdings has committed to minimizing its impact on the environment through responsible emissions and energy management, water conservation, waste management, and recycling. The company has also reported on its progress in reducing waste and hazardous materials and its engagement in due diligence practices with respect to human rights and indigenous rights.