Industrial Stormwater Enforcement Actions

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Lawrence Torres, Clean Water Act Inspector, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Lawrence Torres is a Clean Water Act Stormwater Inspector for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9. He has over ten years of experience conducting federal environmental compliance inspections, providing informational resources to the regulated community, and working in partnership with the state of CA Regional Water Quality Control Boards. In addition to being a Compliance Inspector, he also serves in a key leadership position, as a Resource Unit Leader, during environmental emergencies and incident response operations. He holds a B.S in Environmental Studies, with an emphasis in Natural Resource Management and Conservation, from San Francisco State University.

Ryan Janoch, Founder of Mapistry

Ryan is the founder of Mapistry which provides stormwater services and online compliance software to industrial facilities. He is a professional engineer with nationwide experience in developing and implementing stormwater compliance programs for hundreds of industrial sites, including ready-mix concrete plants, metal recyclers and bulk marine terminals.

Ryan is a former member of the State of Virginia’s Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse Committee and a current member of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Hearing Board. He has an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and a BS in Biology and Geology from Tufts University.