At Turn Services, we are dedicated to the protection of the environment and are committed to being good stewards of our nation’s waterways.

Minimizing the environmental footprint of our shoreside facility and vessel operations is a strategic priority at Turn Services. We believe it is the responsibility of our team members and our operations to comply with environmental laws and regulations and continually improve our environmental and resource management.

As part of Destination Zero, our team members recognize our responsibility to the communities that we work with to keep our waterways clean and pollution-free. We want to leave a positive footprint in our environment, improving the lives of our team and their families that live on the other side of the levee. We keep this promise to them by making sure we manage our environmental impact at all turns and keep our focus on protecting our waterways.

An integral part of Destination Zero is the early education and effective buy-in of all Turn Service team members to our commitment to the environment from day one of their employment. The Stop Work Authority each Turn team member is empowered to use for potential safety concerns extends to potential environmental concerns as well. Our operations personnel work hand in hand daily with our dedicated team of highly experienced Compliance professionals to develop and continually improve our safety and environmental compliance culture.

This mutually supporting relationship ensures our operations are planned and executed in the most environmentally responsible fashion possible. We actively seek input from the men and women in the field and use that input to update our Safety Management System to foster continual improvement in our safety and environmental culture throughout all levels of the organization. At Turn Services, we believe the best way to respond to an environmental incident is to prevent it from ever happening.

Earth’s waterways, comprising 71% of its surface, hold immense significance in our mission to safeguard the environment. As mariners, we are committed to ensuring their health and sustainability for future generations.

Our dedication to environmental responsibility extends beyond compliance. We embrace actionable steps that align with our values and goals, and encourage our team members to as well!

1. Water Conservation: Recognizing the preciousness of water resources, we prioritize water conservation efforts in our operations. From implementing efficient water usage

practices to investing in innovative technologies, we strive to minimize our water footprint and promote sustainable water management.

2. Community Engagement: We actively engage with the communities we serve to foster partnerships and collaboration in environmental initiatives. Through community clean-up events, educational programs, and outreach efforts, we empower individuals to take ownership of their local environments and contribute to collective efforts for environmental preservation.

3. Continuous Improvement: Complacency has no place in our commitment to environmental stewardship. We embrace a culture of continuous improvement, regularly evaluating our processes, technologies, and practices to identify opportunities for minimizing environmental impact and enhancing sustainability performance.

As we embark on Earth Day and beyond, let us reaffirm our dedication to leaving a positive footprint in our environment. Together, through collective action and unwavering commitment, we can create a brighter, more sustainable future for all.

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