2014 Spring Conference



SCDHEC offered 7 CEUs for this conference.

National SWANA offered 10 CEUs for this conference.



Wednesday, May 7, 2014

9:00-12:00           Registration/Vendor setup


12:00-12:15           Welcome & Announcements

Zane Ferris, SWANA SC Chapter President


12:15-12:45           Alternative Final Closure System Using Synthetic Turf                                               

                                    Mark Schlievert, PG, Berkeley County

                                    Steve Lamb, PE, SCS Engineers


12:45-1:15             Recovery and Remediation: The Landfill Mining Option                                           

                                    Butch Joyce, PE, Joyce Engineering, Inc.


1:15-1:45                Horry County Solid Waste Authority Carpet Recycling                                               

                                    Bill Hilling, Horry County Solid Waste Authority


1:45-2:15               Hydrogen Sulfide Gas at Class 2 Landfills                                               

                                    David Oberly, SCDHEC

Larry LeBlang, SCDHEC


2:15-3:00              Break – Visit with Exhibitors


3:00-3:30             Increased Use of UV Disinfection at POTWs and Related Issues with Leachate Pretreatment                                               

                                    Michael Keen, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.


3:30-4:00             Roll N2 Recycling

                                    Ed Marr, Greater Greenville Sanitation


4:00-4:45            Financial Assurance for Closure

Vance Moore, PE, Garrett & Moore, Inc.


5:30-7:00             Welcome Reception in the Exhibitor Area


9:30-11:00            Hospitality Suite in the Oak Grille


Thursday, May 8, 2014

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


8:30-9:00            STAR Beneficiation Process By-Products Utilization                                               

                                   Robert Erwin, The SEFA Group, Inc.


9:00 -9:30         Greenhouse Gas Permitting & Biogenic CO2

                                                  Brandon Mogan, PE, Geosyntec

9:30-10:00           Landfill Leachate Treatment Solutions – What Technologies are Working and How to Select the Best Solution

Joseph Cleary, PE, HDR


10:00-10:30         Break – Visit with Exhibitors


10:30-11:30          Elements of Debris Management Planning                                               

                                   Rev. Gregg Varner


11:30-12:00          Managing Leachate Seeps below Final Cover of Landfills                                               

                                              Ali Khatami, Ph.D., PE, SCS Engineers


12:00-1:00            Lunch Buffet in Sawgrass Room            


12:00-5:00           Golf Outing


5:30-7:00             Reception in the Oak Grille


7:00-11:00            Dinner and Casino Night in the Exhibitor Area


Friday, May 9, 2014

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




9:00-9:30            MSW Recycling:  Opportunities for Landfill Diversion                                               

                                                 Ronnie Grant, Sonoco


9:30-10:00           Charleston County's Farm to Table to Compost Program                                                Carolyn Carusos, Charleston County


10:00- 10:30        Break


10:30-11:00          Legislative Update                                               

                                                Art Braswell, Charleston County


11:00-11:30           SCDHEC Update

Kent Coleman,SCDHEC


11:30- 12:00         Conference Wrap-Up

Zane Ferris, SWANA SC Chapter President





The Spring Conference Golf Outing was held Thursday May 8th at the Pawley’s Plantation Golf and Country Club.


Golf Team Photos are available here.


Thank you to these sponsors.


 Hole Sponsors:


Atlantic Coast Consulting, Inc.

Civil and  Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Earnhardt Grading

Fire Systems, Inc.

Plastic Fusion Fabricators

PumpOne Environmental, LLC

Schaefer Systems International

SCS Engineers



Beverage Cart Sponsors



Plastic Fusion Fabricators





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