2018 Pollution Prevention Summit
Presentations

Program Track Talks

How 3M Successfully Navigated Local Geopolitical Issues in Stormwater with a Big Potential PR and Financial Liability – Presentation PDF

  • Carie Mathison, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability, 3M (Minneapolis, MN)

Georgia-Pacific Lessons Learned: Program Perspective on Inspectors, Training, SWPPPs, and Sampling Practice – Presentation PDF

  • Diane Rosseter, Senior Environmental Consultant, Georgia Pacific LLC (Greenville, SC)

Keynote: The Evolving Challenge of Industrial Stormwater – Presentation PDF

  • Dr. Allen Davis, PE, Professor, University of Maryland and Chair of the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee “Improving the Next-Generation EPA Multi-Sector General Permit for Industrial Stormwater Discharges”

SPCC Programs – What Works, What Doesn’t, and How to Get Buy-In – Presentation PDF 

  • Tina Lau, Environmental Manager, Lehigh Hanson (Oakland, CA)

When Stormwater Permits Collide & Impact of Environmental Regulations on Business: A WA Port Perspective – Presentation PDF

  • Deanna Seaman, Senior Manager, Environmental Water Quality, Northwest Seaport Alliance (Seattle, WA)

Environmental Leadership: Stories From the Field and Where the Industry is Going (no slides)

  • Melisa Cohen, Formerly EHS and Community Director for Sims Metal and Schnitzer Steel (Alameda, CA)
  • Rich Thompson, Formerly Director, Environmental Compliance at Republic Services for Republic Services and Waste Management (Phoenix, AZ)

The Impact of Noncompliance on Companies: Internal and External Costs – Presentation PDF

  • Rich Thompson, Formerly Director, Environmental Compliance at Republic Services for Republic Services and Waste Management (Phoenix, AZ)

Learnings from the Past Year: Transformers & Hazardous Materials Business Plans – Presentation PDF

  • Eddie Phillips, Environmental Operations, BNSF Railway (Los Angeles, CA)

1,300 Hazardous Materials Plans: Oversight and Management Tips For Staying in Compliance – Presentation PDF

  • Cindy Pappas, Sr. Environmental Scientist, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) (San Ramon, CA)

 


Learning Track Talks

Stormwater 101: A Refresher – Presentation PDF 

  • Amber Smith, Director of Environmental Services, Mapistry
  • Nick Roberts, Environmental Compliance Manager, Mapistry

How to Train Your Stormwater Team: Tips, Tricks, and What Content to Use – Presentation PDF

  • Amber Smith, Director of Environmental Services, Mapistry

SPCC and HazMat 101: A Refresher – Presentation PDF

  • Kristina Tu, Environmental Compliance Manager, Mapistry

Workshop: Building, Training, and Empowering a World-Class Spill Response Team – Presentation PDF

  • Elliot Levine, Environmental Engineer, Genentech (San Francisco, CA)
  • Pauline Perry (standing in for Kyle Childers), Emergency Services Manager, Genentech (San Francisco, CA)

 


Technology Track Talks

Next Generation Compliance Technology: Mapistry’s All New Platform – Presentation PDF

What Can eLearning Do For an Environmental Program: Psychology and Practice of eLearning – Presentation PDF

 


Litigation Track Talks

Stormwater Litigation Data & Trends From Across the US – Presentation PDF

Stormwater Litigation Avoidance, Response, and Defense Strategies

Hazardous Waste Compliance Programs: What Works and What is Trouble, the Legal Perspective

 


Regulatory Track Talks

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: Washington Industrial Stormwater Perspective – Presentation PDF

  • Travis Porter, Industrial Stormwater Program, Washington Department of Ecology (Seattle, WA)

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: Oregon Industrial Stormwater Perspective – PDF Presentation

  • Mark Riedel-Bash, Industrial Stormwater Program, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (Portland, OR)

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: A Local Enforcement Perspective – Presentation PDF

  • Michelle Rembaum-Fox, Stormwater Division, California Regional Water Quality Control Board (Oakland, CA)

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: A California Perspective on Their Permit & TMDLs – Presentation PDF

  • Shuka Rastegapour, Environmental Scientist, State Water Resources Control Board (Sacramento, CA)
  • Rebecca Greenwood, Engineering Geologist, State Water Resources Control Board (Sacramento, CA)

Ask the Regulator: A Minnesota Perspective on Their Industrial Stormwater Permit – Presentation PDF

  • Melissa Wenzel, Senior Pollution Control Specialist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Minneapolis, MN)

An EPA Stormwater Permit Compliance & Enforcement Perspective: Risk Factors for Companies – Presentation PDF

  • Kimberly Wells, Attorney Advisor, US EPA Region 9 Office of Regional Counsel
  • Lawrence Torres, Compliance and Enforcement Officer, US EPA Region 9 Clean Water Enforcement

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: CalEPA Process & Perspective on CUPA Evaluations – Presentation PDF

  • Marc Lorentzen, Lead Evaluator for the triennial CUPA evaluations, CalEPA

Ask the Regulator, a Fireside Chat: A California Perspective on Hazardous Materials – Presentation PDF

  • Molly Pritz, Deputy Fire MarshalI, Santa Clara Fire Department (CUPA)

 


BMP Track Talks

Stormwater Infiltration Systems in the Solid Waste Industry: It Works! – Presentation PDF

Back to Baseline: A Stormwater Success Story – Presentation PDF

Treatment Options – Electrocoagulation to Filters to Tanks – Presentation PDF

Treatment Options – Electrocoagulation to Filters to Tanks – Presentation PDF

Spill Prevention Structural Controls: A Case Study in Disaster Prevention – Presentation PDF

 


Tactics Track Talks

Lightning Talk: SPCC Best Practices, Tips, and Stories From the Field – Presentation PDF

  • Rod McKee, Compliance Supervisor, Apex Logistics

Lightning Talk: Stormwater Best Practices, Tips, and Stories From the Field – Presentation PDF

  • Max Potter, Environmental Compliance Inspector, City of Richmond, California

Lightning Talks: HazMat & SPCC Best Practices, Tips, and Stories From the Field – Presentation PDF

Lightning Talks: HazMat & SPCC Best Practices, Tips, and Stories From the Field – Presentation PDF