Announcement Read Full Announcement ASTSWMO was pleased to host State and Territorial Hazardous Waste and Materials Management members and staff, U.S. EPA Headquarters and Regional staff, and other guests to the 2019 ASTSWMO Joint Hazardous Waste and Materials Management Training (Joint Training) in Milwaukee, WI. The two-and-a-half-day meeting provided a forum for training, information-sharing and interaction among participants, as well as national policy updates. Agenda Read Agenda The theme of the Joint Training was, “Developing 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Waste Streams”. The two and-a-half day meeting was a mix of plenary and concurrent sessions that reflected the theme. Plenary sessions addressed issues relevant to both Hazardous Waste and Materials Management programs. Concurrent sessions allowed for a focus on […]
Announcement Read Full Announcement ASTSWMO is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) managers, U.S. EPA Headquarters and Regional staff, and other guests to the 2019 ASTSWMO LUST Workshop in New Orleans, LA. The two-and-a-half-day Workshop will provide a forum for information sharing and interaction among all participants, training, and national and State policy updates for attendees. Priority attendance will be given to our members, federal officials, and invited guests due to limitations on hotel meeting space capacity and accommodations availability. Additional information on State member reimbursement and participation for this year’s Workshop is provided in the full announcement. Agenda Read Agenda The theme of this year’s Workshop is “Sharing Solutions to Advance LUST Cleanups.” […]
Announcement Read Full Announcement ASTSWMO is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Hazardous Waste, Superfund, Tanks (UST & State Fund-FR), and Materials Management managers, as well as EPA Headquarters and Regional staff, DOD officials, and other invited guests to the October 30 - 31, 2019 ASTSWMO Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Due to limitations on hotel meeting space capacity and accommodations availability, priority attendance will be given to our members, federal officials, and invited guests. Agenda Read Full Agenda ASTSWMO will feature the theme of “States Leading The Way” in light of ASTSWMO’s 45th Anniversary. ASTSWMO was founded on October 22, 1974 in Atlanta, GA. The theme will showcase how States are changing their programs through […]
To our Members and Partners, Due to Covid-19 and in lieu of having an in-person Mid-Year Meeting ASTSMWO has been working hard to bring you a number of webinars on topics that were to be discussed at the Mid-Year Meeting. Listed below is a schedule of webinars as well as the links to register for them. Please check back for any updates or more information on future webinars. Thank you for your participation. ASTSWMO Tanks Subcommittee - Sources and Causes of UST Releases April 23rd, 2020; 1pm-2:30pm View Recording Here The focus of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was leak prevention and included a provision for States to annually report the sources and causes of UST releases. The […]
Announcement Conference Theme and Agenda The 2020 ASTSWMO RCRA Corrective Action Conference was on September 1-3, 2020 as a virtual event. The Conference featured the theme, “RCRA Corrective Action: 2020 and The Road Ahead”, to acknowledge 2020 as the milestone year for achieving RCRA corrective action goals and the work that remains beyond 2020. On the first two days, two sessions were separated by a break. There was a continuous session on the last day. The agenda is available here. Conference Materials The conference materials are posted here.
This webinar, the first in a series of follow-on webinars from the September 2020 ASTSWMO RCRA Corrective Action Conference, will feature two presentations, described below. First Speaker: Vrushali Gandhi, Virginia DEQ Topic: Virginia Unified Risk Assessment Model (VURAM) Unleashed Summary: The Virginia Unified Risk Assessment Model (VURAM) is a risk assessment tool developed and maintained by VA DEQ to conduct quantitative human health risk assessments. This presentation will include a demo of the software and how to interpret the results. We will further discuss how its application could be useful for regulators, consultants and various other stakeholders. In order to follow along during the presentation, it is recommended to download the tool from VA DEQ's website here. Second Speaker: Diana […]
U.S. EPA released a new tool, UST Finder, a national UST and LUST releases geodatabase. ASTSWMO will be hosting a webinar on October 13, 2020, at 2:00 pm to launch the tool for the Tanks community. To participate: Please register for EPA's UST Finder: National UST and Releases Web Map on Oct 13, 2020 2:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1739856614520832013 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Announcement Due to COVID-19 the ASTSMWO 2020 Annual Meeting is now going to be held as a virtual event. The theme of the meeting is "Leading Through Change". Please continue to check back here for updates on new sessions that are being held. Agenda View final agenda here 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 October 22 - November 5, 2020, ASTSWMO Annual Meeting. This event will be held online through the GoToWebinar platform, while some individual sessions may be held through GoToMeeting,. Registration Register for the event here. View attendee directory here. Normal registration is closed, you may still register […]
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has been working to assess and mitigate PFAS emissions from the Chemours facility in Fayetteville, NC, for several years. PFAS compounds were first discovered in the Cape Fear River by EPA researchers. Various PFAS compounds, including HFPO Dimer Acid, or “GenX,” have since been discovered in surface water, rain, soil, sediment, fish, foam on surface water, and in private drinking water wells more than 12 miles from the facility. Join staff from the NC DEQ to learn more about the PFAS investigation in the area and how impacted resources are being addressed to protect human health and the environment. NC DEQ Speakers: • Julie Grzyb, Deputy Director, Division of Water Resources • Julie […]
This webinar will identify the components of Drone Technology and its application in Environmental Emergency Response and Environmental Assessment. Michigan and Kentucky will share Drone Program common threads from Start Up to Enterprise level operations and the Lessons Learned along the way. This webinar is open to State, Territorial and EPA members. Speakers: Belle Thomas, KY DEP Arthur Ostaszewki, MI EGLE