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ASTSWMO 2020 RCRA Corrective Action Conference: Virtual Event

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.

ASTSWMO RCRA Subtitle C Corrective Action 2020 and The Road Ahead Webinar Series: Risk Assessment Modeling and Risk Management

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 […]

Webinar: UST Finder-EPA’s National Underground Storage Tanks And Releases Web Map


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.

ASTSWMO 2020 Annual Meeting: Virtual Event


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 […]

ASTSWMO RCRA Subtitle C Corrective Action 2020 and The Road Ahead Webinar Series: GenX and related PFAS in North Carolina


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 […]

Drones: Changing Your Perspective on Environmental Compliance


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

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 […]