2013 Spring Conference



(the presentations with underlines are hyperlinks for download)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

9:00-12:30           Registration/Vendor setup


12:30-12:45          Welcome, Announcements, SWANA Update, Upcoming Events  

                                              Zane Ferris –SWANA SC Chapter President

                                              Marcia Papin – SWANA SC Chapter National Representative

                                             Ed Marr – SWANA Membership


12:45-1:15             Treatment Methods for Leachate Impacted by Landfill Gas Well Pumping                              

                                             Scott Brown, PE – Civil & Environmental Consultants


1:15-1:45               Solid Waste Compliance & Enforcement Pitfalls: How to Avoid the Dreaded Referral 

                               Jessica King, Esq. – McNair


1:45-2:15               Going Beyond Compliance 

                                               Stacey Washington – SCDHEC Office of Recycling


2:15-2:45              Break – Visit with Exhibitors


2:45-3:15             Making Convenience Centers to be more Convenient for New Waste

                                                Philip Westmoreland, PE, HDR


3:15-3:45              Permit Central – DHEC’s Initiative to Simplify the Permitting Process 

                                               Shelly Wilson – SCDHEC Liaison for Permit Central 


3:45-4:30             DeKalb County Renewable Fuels Facility 

                                                Ted Photakis, Energy Systems Group




Thursday, May 9, 2013

7:30-8:30             Registration  & Breakfast Buffet (Sawgrass Room)


8:30-9:15              Safety, Compliance, and Protection of Electronic Components at Landfills 

                                             Chris Riddle – EPG


9:15 -9:45             Innovations and Alternate Uses of Geosynthetics

                                             Ernie Heines, PE – Agru America

                                             Kyle Barrows – PFF       


9:45-10:15            E-Waste Market Trends: Obstacles, Markets, & Trends

                                 Brett Rhinehardt – eCycle Secure 


10:15-10:45          Break – Visit with Exhibitors


10:45-11:15           Benefits of a Comprehensive Waste Fill Plan at Landfills

                                          Albert Glenn, PE – SCS       


11:15-11:45            E-waste and Compost Update

                                         Jana White – SCDHEC


11:45-1:00             Lunch Buffet in Sawgrass Room  


12:00-5:00           Golf Outing


5:30-7:00             Reception


7:00-10:00            Casino Night in the Oak Grille sponsored by:


                                              Carlson Environmental Consultants

                                              Agru America        


Friday, May 10, 2013

7:30-8:30             Breakfast Buffet in Sawgrass Room


8:30-9:00            Terminating Post Closure Care of a Landfill

                                            Matt Fountain, PE – Joyce Engineering       


9:00-9:30            Legislative Update

                                           Art Braswell – Braswell Consulting, LLC


9:30-10:00           Exposed Geomembrane Liners 

                                           Majdi Othman, PE – Geosyntec       


10:00- 10:30        Break


10:00-11:00          Trespass, Nuisance, and Negligence:  Common Law Theories

                                  for Common Complaints

                                                Elizabeth Partlow, Esq. – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C 


11:00-11:30           SCDHEC Update

                                            Kent Coleman – SCDHEC, Director: Division of Mining & Solid Waste


11:30- 12:00         Conference Wrap-Up – Zane Ferris




Amicus Brief

Brief of Amicus Curiae

Motion for Leave









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