The Air & Waste Management Association Lake Michigan States Section is pleased to once again offer the Midwest’s most comprehensive annual program on air quality management issues. The LMSS Air Quality Management conference has become a tradition in the region – bringing together environmental professionals from the industry, government, environmental services, legal and NGO communities to learn about the key current issues and most important developments in this rapidly-evolving field. This annual conference will feature senior representatives of state and federal regulatory agencies who will provide a unique perspective on these developing issues. Click here for full conference information and registration.
Join us to learn more about city's $57M biodigester that will turn Founders' concentrated bio-waste into renewable energy and fertilizer.
In this webinar, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy will dive into the Michigan Materials Marketplace - a new program to connect Michigan businesses to develop and scale new reuse and recycling market opportunities.
Event Sponsor: ALS Environmental
Luncheon Sponsor: FTCH
Beverage Cart Sponsor: Adler Tank Rentals
Hole and Prize Sponsors: ALS Environmental, CFR, L.L.C., Eurofins TestAmerica, Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering, FTCH, Miller Canfield, Plummer's Environmental Services, Regenesis, SET Environmental, Inc., and Taplin Group, LLC
Presentations will include a case study on mitigating PFAS migration in groundwater at the Michigan Army National Guard, Camp Grayling Facility, and updates from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). Registration is now open. Click View Event to learn more and to register.
Join us for a tour of the new Holland Energy Park followed by happy hour at Hops at 84 East! Tours begin at 3:00 p.m. Happy Hour will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. Feel free to join us just for the happy hour if you’re unable to make the tour.
May 14–16, 2019 Ann Arbor Sheraton
Fugitive dust from roads, surface lots, storage piles, and other sources contributes to air pollution. Additionally, asbestos from demolition activities can present environmental concerns if not properly handled. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will host the Dust Management Workshop to provide information on how to control fugitive dust at public and private facilities, lots, and roads, as well as dust management at demolition sites.
To help comply with environmental requirements relating to fugitive dust, attendees will receive an overview of particulate matter and fugitive dust regulations, and related health issues. The workshop will also provide a profile of dust control methods, and approaches for developing solid fugitive dust plans.
Join us for the 24th annual Hazardous Waste Management Workshop sponsored by Young’s Environmental Cleanup Inc! This workshop provides a discussion of hazardous waste topics and an update on relevant regulatory issues including hazardous secondary materials, e-manifest, DEQ impending rule updates, enforcement, and an introduction to the new Michigan Materials Marketplace.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your environmental compliance work with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Water Resources Division (WRD) easier! Sarah Ehinger, the WRD supervisor for the unit that manages and supports MiWaters, will walk you through MiWaters and provide tips and hints for navigating it more effectively.
Join us as we welcome Robert Sills, Toxics Unit Supervisor, from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division.
Join us for the first in our Lunch & Learn Lecture Series. Dar Baas, Director, Kent County Department of Public Works, will outline the Draft Master Plan process, review possible Sustainable Business Park Concepts, and update attendees on progress toward the DPW’s waste diversion goals.
15th Annual Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup on September 8, 2018 from 9:00am-1:00pm at 6th Street Park in Grand Rapids, MI. There will be a light refreshments before the event and a light lunch after with a beer garden (must be 21+, ID required) supplied by Founders Brewery and live music by Dunegrass.
Who should handle your hazardous waste? What happens to that waste once it leaves your facility? How do these factors relate to risk and liability?
This workshop provides a discussion of advanced hazardous waste topics and an update on relevant regulatory issues. In addition, DEQ staff will be available for questions throughout the workshop. Presentations will be followed by a networking luncheon.
REGISTRATION ends Friday, March 16.
Join us for a panel discussion by professionals representing various facets of the environmental industry. They will share their insights with WMU students aspiring to enter the environmental field.
Speaker: John Cuthbertson, Manager of Sciences at AECOM
REGISTRATION is now open.
Do you understand the revisions to the hazard categories? Have you updated your Tier II report for the revised physical and health hazards for all their hazardous chemicals above regulatory thresholds? U.S. EPA Tier II reporting revisions are effective January 2018 and MDEQ would like you to start entering your changes into Tier II Manager now. This presentation will provide the regulatory perspective from MDEQ and helpful hints from a consultant. Join us for a thorough overview of the Tier II Manager updates and get your questions answered.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is offering this comprehensive conference to help you get the training you need at one time and in one place.
Join us to learn about proper waste and material management. Learn about hazardous waste, solid waste, and liquid industrial by-product regulations. Hear about important state-wide regulatory changes, emerging issues, and the practicalities of using unwanted materials as a resource to promote economic vitality, ecological integrity, and an improved quality of life for current and future generations.
This annual event brings together environmental professionals from industry, government, environmental services, and the legal community to network and learn the latest issues and developments in today’s rapidly changing environmental field.
Co-sponsored by the East and West Michigan Chapters of the A&WMA and Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Brownfield Flips – MDEQ’s Susan Wenzlick will talk about the brownfield program, new outreach efforts, and its successes and challenges, showcasing projects where brownfield sites were “flipped” and brought economic, social and environmental improvements to Michigan communities.