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WM-AWMA Spring Conference

  • Watermark County Club 5500 Cascade Road Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49546 United States (map)

The EaGLE Has Landed: Federal and State Regulatory Changes on the Horizon

Agenda

BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY BARR ENGINEERING CO.

Morning Plenary Session:

Keynote: Changes as Michigan's New Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Evolves from Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) – Aaron Keatley (MDEQ Chief Deputy Director)

MORNING NETWORKING BREAK SPONSORED BY F&V ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS

How to Prepare for an Inspection and Navigate Enforcement – Kaitlyn DeVries (MDEQ), Trista Gregorski (Holland BPW), and Ron Baylor (Miller Canfield)

LUNCH SPONSORED BY NTH CONSULTANTS, LTD.

Lunch/State of the Chapter and Awards

Environmental Aspects of the Budding Marijuana Industry – Bob Elmouchi (MDEQ), Kaitlyn Leffert (MDEQ), and Landon Bartley (City of Grand Rapids)

Afternoon:

The EGLE’s Nest: Updates from the MDEQ Divisions

• Sue Leeming – Remediation and Redevelopment Division

• Jack Schinderle – Waste Management and Radiological Protection Division

• Jay Olaguer – Air Quality Division

• Jon Russell – Water Resources Division

AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK SPONSORED BY VARNUM LLP

Afternoon Breakout Track 1 - Air:

Moderator: Chris Occhipinti (NTH Consultants)

Updates on Litigation and Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration – Kurt Kissling (Warner Norcross + Judd)

Nonattainment Area Updates – Trace McDonald (MDEQ)

Updates on Permit to Install Exemptions: Meaningful Change, Rule 285, 290, and 291 – Trace McDonald (MDEQ)

Afternoon Breakout Track 2 - Waste:

Moderator: (Barnes & Thornburg LLP)

Recent Changes to Part 201 “Cleanup Criteria” – Sue Leeming (MDEQ-RRD)

How Do I Get Rid of That? Real World Examples of Waste Characterization, Disposal, and Disposal Alternatives – Kerry Puzio (Taplin Holdings)

Conference immediately followed by a Raffle Drawing and Happy Hour

RAFFLE DRAWING* SPONSORED BY FTCH

HAPPY HOUR SPONSORED BY TAPLIN GROUP

Early-bird registration ends April 12.

*Must be present to win

Please note, the last date to cancel your reservation is Friday the 26th at 3:30 PM. After this date we are unable to provide a refund, and any unpaid registrations will be invoiced. Thank you for understanding.

Earlier Event: April 11
Clearing the Air in 2019