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April 27, 2017 – Spring Conference: Rebuilding Trust in Tumultuous Times

PRESENTATION: Risk Perception and the Public – Bruno Takahashi, Ph.D., MSU Knight Center for Environmental Journalism
PRESENTATION: The Regulator’s Tightrope: Agency Communications with the Public – Bob Sills, Toxicologist, MDEQ, Air Quality Division (AQD)
PRESENTATION: Handling Pressure Communications – Critical Skills for Today’s Turbulent Times – C. Leslie Charles, CSP, TRAININGWORKS
PRESENTATION: New EPA Guidance for Air Quality Modeling – Chris Occhipinti, NTH Consultants
PRESENTATION: Part 201 Updates: Vapor Intrusion and Due Care – David O’Donnell & Jeanne Schlaufman, MDEQ, RRD
PRESENTATION: TSCA Update – Deb MacKenzie-Taylor, MDEQ, Waste Management and Radiological Protection Division (WMRPD)
PRESENTATION: Updating Part 115 – A New Focus for Solid Waste Law – Steve Sliver, MDEQ, WMRPD
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March 22, 2017 – 22nd Annual Hazardous Waste Management Workshop

PRESENTATION: Jim Ferritto, DEQ – DEQ Hazardous Waste Program Updates
PRESENTATION: Dan DeWitt, Warner Norcross & Judd – EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements
PRESENTATION: Dan Greene, FTCH – Emerging Issues in Vapor Intrusion

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January 19, 2017 – Ozone Nonattainment Designations & Air Quality Part 2 Rule Changes

PRESENTATION: Tracey McDonald & Bob Sills – Exemptions
PRESENTATION: Mary Maupin – Ozone

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December 1, 2016 Joint Conference

Morning Speaker: RACER Trust – 5-year Update, Mr. Grant Trigger – RACER Trust
MDEQ Division Chiefs:
Lynn Fiedler – Chief, Air Quality Division
Susan Leeming – Acting Chief, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
Steve Sliver – Acting Chief, Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection
Lunch Speaker: Susan Masten, Ph.D., P.E.
Air – All things HAPs!! – Potential to Emit, Limiting PTE, Tracking Emissions/Fugitives, and Enforcement Issues
Moderator – Mr. Paul Collins – Miller Canfield
Jackie Linck – FTCH
Steve Lachance – MDEQ
Steve Kohl – WNJ
Waste – Zero Waste to Landfill Program Development and Risks
Tim Buisch – Ford Motor Company
Scott Hubbard – WNJ
Dan DeWitt – WNJ
Air – Recent developments and issues related to Nonattainment Designations
Steve Zervas – DTE Energy Services
Waste – Unique Recycling Opportunities for Industry
Andy Gale – Bay Area Recycling
Kerrin O’Brien – Michigan Recycling Coalition
Closing Presentation – Heidi Grether – Director, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Human Population Through Time – YouTube

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October 27, 2016 – Practical Experience Conducting Industrial Storm Water Visual Assessments

PRESENTATION: Ryan Grant, MDEQ-WRD
PRESENTATION: Josh Mueller, Haviland Enterprises, Inc.

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September 27, 2016 – Planning for Hazardous Materials Emergencies

Presenters: Jack Stewart, Local Emergency Planning Coordinator for Kent County, and Jason Kelley, Hazardous Materials Planner, Grand Rapids Fire Department

SARA Guidebook

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June 3, 2016 – Environmental Management Systems

PRESENTATION: 2016, 6.3_Lynn Zimmerman_Steelcase Inc.
PRESENTATION: 2016, 6.3_Jeff Eves_Intertek
F103-12-EMS-2015 ISO 14001 2015 Checklist Guidance
PRESENTATION: 2016, 6.3_Devan Dodge_MDEQ

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May 18, 2016 – Emerging Issues in Vapor Intrusion

PRESENTATION: Abigail Hendershott_MDEQ_Vapor Intrusion Emerging Concepts
PRESENTATION: Paul French_Envirologic Technologies, Inc._Lessons from the Field
PRESENTATION: Kelly Smith_Land Science Technologies_Vapor Intrusion Solutions

Presentation Recording

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Apr. 28, 2016 – Spring Conference – Environmental Management: The Next Generation

PRESENTATION: 1_Marshall_The Roles and Relationship of MDEQ and USEPA Air Enforcement
PRESENTATION: 2_Camilleri_The Roles and Relationship of MDEQ and USEPA Air Enforcement
PRESENTATION: 3_Merchant_Kalamazoo Allied Superfund Site Cooperation is Possible and Relationships Matter
PRESENTATION: 4_Messersmith_Environmental Justice Challenges and Opportunities – EPA Perspective
PRESENTATION: 5_Hood_Environmental Justice in West Michigan  WMEAC’s IDEAL Initiative
PRESENTATION: 6_Atkin_You’re Not the Boss of Me Leading When You Are Not in Charge
PRESENTATION: 7_Maupin_Next Steps for the New Ozone Standard
PRESENTATION: 8_Seidel_Working with Michigan Rule 901
PRESENTATION: 9-10_Byl and Kohl_Recent Legal Precedents
PRESENTATION: 11_Lazzaro, Fugitive Dust Control Methods
PRESENTATION: 12_Blye_Critical Evaluation of Laboratory Results
PRESENTATION: 13_Boeskool_Update on Michigan’s New Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund
PRESENTATION: 14_Sliver_Update on Waste Programs Parts 111, 115, and 121

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Mar. 24, 2016 – EPA’s Next Generation Compliance

PRESENTATION: Charmagne Ackerman, U.S. EPA, Region 5

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Feb. 24, 2016 – 21st Annual Hazardous Waste Management Workshop

PRESENTATION: Trisha Confer, MDEQ: Program Updates
PRESENTATION: Cori Joseph & Mike Cate, US Ecology: Waste Approval Process
PRESENTATION: Nate Koster, Anterior Quest: Dental Wastewater Mercury Reclamation
PRESENTATION: Clark Schreiner, Brenntag Great Lakes: Solvent Reclamation
PRESENTATION: Chas Petersen, ERG Environmental: PCB/TSCA Waste Characterization

Webinar Recording
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Jan. 28, 2016 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series: Paying for your Grandparents Sins – Understanding the Kent County Solid Waste Surcharge

PRESENTATION: Dar Baas, Kent County Department of Public Works
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Dec. 16, 2015 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series: Michigan’s New Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund

PRESENTATION: Michigan’s New MUSTA Fund
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Oct. 6, 2015 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series: Conceptual Site Models and Remediation Strategies

PRESENTATION: Sara Pearson, Program Specialist MDEQ RRD
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Sept. 18, 2015 Technical Session & Golf Outing Scholarship Fundraiser

Grant-Visual Assessment_New Stormwater Permit Requirement
Boyer-Stormwater Recycling at WMU
Drullinger-Green Infrastructure_The Future of Stormwater Management
Goodwin-Harmful Algae Blooms

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May 14, 2015 Beneficial Use luncheon

2015, 5.14 Gypsoil_ppt
2015, 5.14 GYPSOIL brochure

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Apr. 30, 2015 Spring Conference, The Business of Sustainability: Driving Growth by Managing Regulation, Risk and Resources

D_Nally, J_Connell, Hollands Sustainable ROI
Director Dan Wyant
John Bradburn, GM Recycling presentation
Matt Flechter, DEQ
Nick Carlson, Goodwill

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Mar. 25, 2015 Air Dispersion Modeling Guidance

2015, 3.25 Presentation, DEQ Smith & Switzer
2015, 3.25 Presentation, Brian Leahy

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Feb. 25, 2015 Hazardous Waste Management Workshop

Jack Schinderle DEQ Haz Waste Update
Consumers Energy Waste Vendor Evaluations
Aevitas Checklist presentation v150225 final
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Jan. 29, 2015 Emergency Preparedness luncheon with Jack Stewart, Kent County Local Emergency Planning Coordinator

2015, 1.29 GRKC Booklet
2015, 1.29 GRKC Brochure
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Oct. 28, 2014 Joint Conference Presentations

1 – DEQ OWMRP, Chief Bryce Feighner
1 – DEQ RRD, Asst. Chief Sue Erickson
1 – DEQ WQD, Chief Bill Creal
2 – USEPA Region V, Gary Victorine – History and Status of DSW Rule
3 – Rep. Sarah Roberts – 10.28.2014 DGR
4 – AIR – Brad Venman, NTH
5 – AIR – John Iwanski, Trinity Consultants
6 – AIR – S. Lee Johnson, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn
4 – WASTE – Jack Schinderle, DEQ OWMRP – Liquid Industrial Waste Stakeholder Recommendations
5 – WASTE – Duane Roskosky, DEQ OWMRP – Diverted Waste and Beneficial Reuse Legislation
6 – WASTE – Matt Flechter, DEQ OWMRP – Governor’s Recycling Initiative
7 – Katie Hoeksema, MI House Republican Policy Office – A Roadmap for Legislative Advocacy in Michigan
7 – Katie Hoeksema – HRPO Directory
8 – Ariana Gonzalez, NRDC
8 – Brian Rybarik, MISO
8 – Greg Ryan, DTE
8 – Nick Evans, LARA

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