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Hear from EGLE Director Liesl Clark as well as the Latest Environmental Updates, with Sessions on Air, Water, and Waste!

Save the dates of November 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19, from 9:00 - 11:00 am
[Exception - Day 1 (Nov 5) will end at 11:30 am].

All breakouts include Q&A with the speakers and an opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours/Continuing Education Hours.
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*Fees: $20/session or $50 for all five sessions for East & West Michigan AWMA members and those of the State Bar of Michigan Environmental Law Section. All others pay $35/session or $75 for all five sessions.

To enjoy reduced, event fees, renew or join one of your local chapters. Membership terms have been extended through 2021!

DATES & TOPICS include:
11/5/2020: Welcome and EGLE Directors and Liesl Eichler Clark
Sponsor: NTH Consultants

Updates from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Directors
  • Director of EGLE – Liesl Eichler Clark
  • Air Quality Division – Mary Ann Dolehanty
  • Materials Management Division – Robert Jackson (Acting Assistant)
  • Remediation and Redevelopment Division – Mike Neller
  • Water Resources Division – Teresa Seidel
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

11/10/2020: Emerging Contaminants (PFAS) in Michigan
Sponsor: Barr Engineering

  • Regulatory and Legal Updates – Lee Johnson, Honigman Business Law Firm
  • EGLE PFAS Specialists
  • Virtual Tour with U.S. Ecology
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

11/12/2020: Air Quality – Michigan Nonattainment Areas
Sponsor: Fishbeck

  • Legal Issues with Nonattainment Area Designations – Kurt Kissling, Warner Norcross & Judd Law
  • Roadmap to Ozone Attainment – Jay Olaguer, EGLE AQD
  • Ozone Control with Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for VOC and NOx – Trace McDonald, EGLE AQD
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

11/17/2020: Dam Failures and High Water
Sponsor: GZA Environmental

  • Modeling Dam Failure and Causes of the Edenville Dam Failure – GZA / Rutgers University
  • High Water, Luis Saldivia, EGLE Water Resources Division
  • Challenges with High Water on the Great Lakes – Dana Burd, Prein & Newhof
  • Water and Dam Safety Specialists
  • Industry Representatives
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

11/19/2020: Environmental Challenges in 2020: COVID, Climate, and Conference Wrap-up
Sponsor: Fishbeck
  • COVID-19 Challenges for EHS professionals – Jeff Fusee and Ted Perron, Fishbeck
  • An Attorney’s View of COVID-19 – Peter Ruddell, Honigman Business Law Firm
  • Industry Perspectives on Carbon Reduction and Neutrality
  • Herman Miller – Gabe Wing
  • Consumers Energy – Jim Roush
  • Steelcase – TBA
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

Christopher Occhipinti, NTH Consultants, Ltd. (Chair)
Michele Buckler, Daimler Trucks North America
Jennifer Calnen, GZA GeoEnvironmental
Paul Collins, Miller Canfield
Rhiana Dornbos, NTH Consultants, Ltd.
Lee Johnson, Honigman LLP
Kurt Kissling, WNJ
Steven Kohl, WNJ
Jackie Linck, Fishbeck
Mary Anne Parks, SBM Environmental Law Section
Scott Plummer, Herman Miller
Scott Sinkwitts, Consumers Energy
Gabe Wing, Herman Miller
Lillian Woolley, Fishbeck
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$100 Silver Sponsorship (general for conference) includes:
  • Recognition as Silver sponsor on final agenda, websites, invitation emails, and slide at beginning of conference
  • Verbal recognition at beginning of conference
  • Logo on a splash screen at the beginning of conference