2015 Spring Conference





SCDHEC is offering 7 CEUs for this Conference.

National SWANA offered 10 CEUs for this Conference.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015




12:30-12:45          Welcome & Announcements

     Philip Westmoreland, SWANA SC Chapter President


12:45-1:15             SWANA Membership - How to Get Your Money’s Worth

                                                Jeffrey Murray, PE, HDR - SWANA International Secretary


1:15-1:45                Final Closure of the Arkwright Dump Site

                                          Sharon Korleski, PE, Smith Gardner, Inc.

1:45-2:15               Using GPS to Improve Landfill Disposal Operations

                                                John Tilton, Waste Management Richland County Landfill


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

2:45-3:15              On Site Aerosolization of Leachate and Other Wastewater’s

                                                Kelly Houston, Director - American Evaporation & Irrigation, LLC


3:15-3:45              Landfill Liner Integrity Survey Assessments

     Jeff Helvey, Bunnell Lammons Engineering


3:45-4:30             EPA’s New Definition of Solid Waste and its Impact on the Recycling Industry

     Jessica J. O. King, Williams Mullen




Thursday, May 7, 2015



8:30-9:00            Economics of Utilizing CNG as an Alternate Transportation Fuel

                                                Billy Malone, Associate Director of Sanitation - Dekalb County, GA


9:00 -9:45           Alternative Landfill Final Cover Project-A Designer’s and Contractor’s Perspective

                                                Vance Moore, PE, Garrett & Moore

                                  Paul King, King Construction Services, Inc.


9:45-10:15            Solid Waste Research and Education Initiatives Funded by EREF Grants

                                                Bryan Staley, PhD, PE, President & CEO

                                                Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)

                                     Butch Joyce, PE, President & CEO

                                                       Joyce Engineering, Inc.


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

10:45-11:15           Single Stream Recycling and Radio Frequency Identification Technology

                                                Hal Crawford, Collections Manager - Charleston County


11:15-11:45            Santee Cooper Cross Generating Station CCR Landfill- A Project Overview

                                                John Fondren,  PE,  South Carolina Public Service Authority


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




Friday, May 8, 2015


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


9:00-9:30            SCDHEC Update

Kent Coleman, SCDHEC


9:30-10:00           Landfill Final Cover Challenges: Lessons Learned and What Now

                                                Jeff Breedlove, PE, Principal Engineer - Promus Engineering, LLC



10:00- 10:30        Break

10:30-11:00          Treatment of Landfill Leachate for Surface Water Discharge

                                               Archie Ross, Dynatec Systems, Inc.


11:00-11:30           Legislative Update

                                                Art Braswell, SC SWANA Legislative Committee Chair


11:30- 12:00         Conference Wrap-Up

Philip Westmoreland, SWANA SC Chapter President





The Spring Conference Golf Outing was held Thursday May 7th at the Pawley’s Plantation Golf and Country Club.




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