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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The 27th National Tanks Conference & Exposition (NTC) is scheduled for September 13-15, 2022 in Pittsburgh, PA. Learn more here.
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 […]
Meeting Agenda Read Full Agenda The meeting theme focused on how communications are changing and how people receive and process information. The keynote speaker shared information on how to be heard and how to address conflicting information. In addition, an overview was provided on some of the most effective methods for reaching stakeholders. This was an interactive session that included audience participation. The draft agenda will be updated regularly with more details on session presentations and confirmed speakers. Thanks for Coming Thank you all for joining us for the 2023 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting. Reimbursement Opportunities ASTSWMO has funding available to reimburse State Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Hazardous Waste, Materials Management, and Superfund programs’ members for their travel expenses, lodging, and meals. […]
Announcement The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) invited State and Territorial (State) Removals and Emergency Response program members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff and other Federal Agency officials, and other partners to the June 13-14, 2023, ASTSWMO Removals and Emergency Response Workshop. Meeting Agenda View Agenda Reimbursement Opportunities ASTSWMO has funding available to reimburse one attendee from each State and Territory. To receive ASTSWMO funding, State attendees must request reimbursement when registering for the meeting and funding must be approved and confirmed by ASTSWMO staff prior to travel arrangements being made. The deadline to request reimbursement from ASTSWMO is May 12, 2023. ASTSWMO staff will confirm reimbursement requests and provide additional travel […]
The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) is pleased to invite State & Territorial Tanks program members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff, Federal Agency officials, and other partners to the September 13-15, 2023, ASTSWMO Tanks Workshop in Tacoma, Washington. Workshop Agenda Read Full Agenda While targeting NEWER UST Release Prevention State program staff, we invite all State & Territorial Tanks program members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff, Federal Agency officials, and other partners. You can expect multiple overviews of UST technical processes, discussions on State program challenges and opportunities within UST Release Prevention, with additional sessions addressing important Leaking UST(LUST), Financial Responsibility, Brownfields, Emerging Issues topics, and more. The State […]