Welcome to the 
SWANA SC Palmetto Chapter


2017 Spring Conference



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

12:00-12:30          Welcome and Announcements


12:30-1:00       Class Three Landfill Piggy back Expansion

                Craig Fortner, Garrett & Moore, Inc.


1:00-1:30    New NSPS Air Regulations for Landfills  

                                             J Morgan, PE, SCS Engineers


1:30-2:00   Greenville's "All In" Recycling Simplified Education and Outreach Campaign

                                                Allison Brockman, City of Greenville


2:00-2:30    Landfills and Groundwater A Case Study of Impact in North Carolina 

                                               Joan Smyth, Smith Gardner, Inc

2:30-3:15              Break – Visit with Exhibitors

3:15-3:45           DHEC's Solid Waste Financial Assurance Requirements 

                                               Larry Leblang, SC DHEC


3:45-4:15           Benchless Closure Design: A Case Study of Baldwin County

Michael Rublaitus, Agru America

David Scherbaty, Agru America

4:15-4:45            Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace 

Pete Carico, SCS Engineers

Adam Smith, SCS Engineers

4:45-5:15            The Collaborative Effort Required to Effectively Manage Storm Debris

Justin Koon, SC DHEC


Thursday, May 11, 2017


9:00-9:45            OSHA Recent Regional IV Citations and Priority's for the Solid Waste Industry 

                                               Jessie King, Williams & Mullen

9:45 -10:30           Utilizing Drones to Create Professional Quality 3D Models

Vance Moore, PE, Garrett and Moore, Inc.

10:30-11:00          Break – Visit with Exhibitors
 (Group Photo during Break)                                 

11:00-11:30             Stepping Up Safety Awareness in SWANA

John Tilton, Waste Management, Inc.     

11:30 - 12:00           Disaster Response and Recovery from Volunteer Agencies

Rev Gregg Varner, UMC Disaster Response /DHS FEMA Emergency Trainer


12:00             Lunch Buffet in Sawgrass Room  



Friday, May 12, 2017




9:00-9:30          Distinguishing Elevated Temperature Landfill Characteristics from Landfill Fires and SSO Events 

                                      Brian Staley, PhD., PE


9:30-10:00          DHEC General Update / Update on Solid Waste Act

                               Art Braswell, Manager Richland County Solid Waste and Recycling Division

Joan Litton, SC DHEC


10:00- 10:30        Break


10:30-11:30          Professional Round Table

Moderator: Marcia Papin


11:30- 12:00         Conference Wrap-Up


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