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ASTSWMO RCRA Subtitle C Corrective Action 2020 and The Road Ahead Webinar Series: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC Site: Case Study


Register Here The 78-acre Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC site had a long history of industrial use, including the manufacturing of products used in dyes and pigments, photographic chemicals, consumer products and pharmaceuticals, among others. For more than a decade, investigations and interim measures were performed under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 3013 and 3008(h) Administrative Orders. Prior to 1995, limited progress and minimal stakeholder outreach lead to community frustration, distrust and legal entanglements. This presentation will focus on the stakeholder-driven approach to corrective measures that successfully turned public opinion around, achieved full community support for the remedy, and addressed site impacts in a sustainable manner. Remedy construction was deemed complete on September 30, 2019. Today, all that remains […]

2021 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting

Announcement The April 2021 Virtual ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting will be held April 22-30, 2021 as a series of online webinars hosted on the GoToWebinar platform. The theme of this year's meeting is "Emerging Waste Streams". Agenda View full agenda ASTSWMO is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) members, as well as EPA Headquarters and Regional staff, DOD officials, and other invited guests to the April 22 – April 30, 2021 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting. Registration ALL GOTOWEBINAR REGISTRATIONS WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021 Welcome / Plenary / Keynote Speaker Sessions (04/22/21) Materials Management Sessions (04/26/21) What’s the Buzz in Materials Management? Materials Management Roundtable Tanks Sessions (04/27/21) Containment Sumps Repairs Unintended Consequences of Petroleum Remediation State Revenues and […]

Webinar – Michigan Long-Term Stewardship Program


The State of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Hazardous Waste Program (HWP) conducts a Corrective Action Monitoring and Maintenance (CAMM) program that involves inspecting all RCRA Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) facilities that have completed corrective action. The CAMM program helps ensure facility compliance with the requirements of legal agreements in place. Register here Please contact TJ Gannon (timothyg@astswmo.org) should you need any language or hearing assistance for this meeting.

2021 ASTSWMO Annual Meeting


Agenda View Agenda This year’s meeting theme is Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG). Environmental considers factors such as waste and pollution, and sustainability; Social considerations can encompass working conditions, and local communities; factors under Governance include corporate leadership structure and practices. In addition to opening remarks and plenary sessions focused on the theme of the meeting, each of ASTSWMO’s program Subcommittees will be hosting breakout sessions and roundtables. Presentations Recordings of the presentations and their related PowerPoints are posted here. ASTSMWO Gives Back The Family & Youth Initiative is the October 2021 Annual Meeting Recipient for ASTSWMO Gives Back! The Family & Youth Initiative is a caring supportive community of adults and teens, and the only DC area organization focused […]

2022 Mid-Year Meeting Virtual Plenary Session


ASTSWMO offered the following online registration for the 2022 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting Plenary Session. This virtual session was open to all and was held Thursday, May 5th at 8:30AM PDT/11:30AM EDT. Agenda 8:30 - 9:00 PDT / 11:30 – 12:00 EDT Welcome: Tim Ratsep (DE), ASTSWMO President 9:00 - 10:00 PDT / 12:00 – 1:00 EDT Keynote: Nikki Silvestri: Transforming Programs, Retaining People and Teams: Ms. Silvestri will discuss the changes we all have encountered the past two-years and how we can focus on the changes needed for our programs, along with how staffing and a team approach can be retained and enhanced as our relationships have evolved. View document from Nikki Silvestri. 10:00 - 10:30 PDT / 1:00 – […]

2022 ASTSWMO Superfund and Brownfields Symposium

Hilton Hotel Des Moines 435 Park St, Des Moines, IA

Symposium Participation View full Announcement The ASTSWMO CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to our Superfund and Brownfields Symposium on Tuesday, August 9 – Thursday, August 11, 2022, in Des Moines, IA. This year’s theme is “Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization.” This theme refers to the process of remediating contaminated sediments and restoring ecosystems to foster sustainable revitalization in coastal communities. Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization is a framework for translating ecological consequences from remediation and restoration projects into environmental and socioeconomic benefits such as swimmable water, enhanced recreational amenities, and green development. Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization supports States, Regions, and other partners to clean up contaminated sites in ways that reduce health and environmental risks […]

2022 National Brownfields Conference

The National Brownfields Conference have rescheduled their conference to August 16-19, 2022, featuring the Environmental Justice Caucus on August 15th, in Oklahoma City, OK. To learn more about the conference click here.

2022 Joint Hazardous Waste and Materials Management Training

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel 24 Public Square, Clevelend, OH

Announcement Read Full Announcement ASTSWMO is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) Hazardous Waste and Materials Management managers and staff, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff, and other guests to the 2022 ASTSWMO Joint Hazardous Waste and Materials Management Training (Joint Training) in Cleveland, OH. The two-and-a-half-day meeting will provide a forum for training, information-sharing and interaction among participants, as well as national policy updates. Due to limitations on hotel meeting space capacity and accommodations availability, priority attendance will be given to our members, federal officials, and invited guests. Additional information on State member reimbursement and participation for the Joint Training is provided below. The Joint Training is currently an in-person event. The Hazardous Waste and […]

2022 ASTSWMO Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency Crystal City 2799 Richmond Hwy, Arlington, VA

Annual Meeting Participation Read Full Announcement The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Hazardous Waste, Materials Management, Superfund, and Tanks programs' members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff, Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal Agency officials, and other partners to the October 20-21, 2022, ASTSWMO Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. Due to limitations on hotel meeting space capacity and accommodations availability, priority attendance will be given to our members, federal officials, and invited guests.   Meeting Agenda Read Full Agenda ASTSWMO will feature the theme of “Protecting our Land Through Inclusive and Effective Cleanups. The theme and several sessions during this year’s […]