May 17, 2019

22nd Annual Kentucky Environmental Permitting and Reporting Conference

Date: Aug 14-15, 2019

Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

Presented by the Kentucky Chamber

Why Attend

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s environmental conference is the most complete and comprehensive permitting and reporting course offered in Kentucky. This course will provide you with the information you need to understand environmental permitting programs, while giving you the most current information on reporting issues facing the regulated community. This is the one conference environmental professionals cannot afford to miss.

Who Should Attend

  • Plant personnel responsible for air and water permitting
  • Managers who review permit applications and work with corporate staff and production to plan for and implement changes in operations
  • Facility personnel who must review new permits and evaluate whether to accept permit conditions or challenge them
  • Persons responsible for compliance with environmental requirements
  • Facility personnel who develop plans, or work with consultants to develop plans to address contamination on site
  • Persons responsible for dealing with waste management issues at the facility


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview, Carolyn Brown, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • 8:35 a.m. Update on Air Permitting and Reporting, Carolyn Brown, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Melissa Duff, Director, Kentucky Division for Air Quality
  • 9:45 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 1
    • Workshop A: Kentucky Wastewater Laboratory Certification Program – Field Analysis Compliance, Edward Fisher, EIT Project Engineer, Shield Environmental Associates, Inc.; Michael Morris, PG, Senior Professional Geologist, Shield Environmental Associates, Inc.; Kevin Stewart, Laboratory Certification Program Manager, Kentucky Division of Water
    • Workshop B: Episodic Hazardous Waste Generation: Making It Work for You, Adam Cook, Senior Environmental Consultant, Shield Environmental Associates, Inc.; April Webb, Hazardous Waste Manager, Kentucky Division of Waste Management
  • 11:00 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 2
    • Workshop C: BMP, GWP, SPCC – Deciphering the Water Quality Plans Your Facility May Need to Develop, Anna Skinner, Associate Attorney, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Collin Linebach, Project Scientist, Linebach Funkhouser, Inc.
    • Workshop D: Air Permitting – The Basics, Bob Basl, Vice President, EHS Technology Group, LLC
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch with Sponsors
  • 1:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 3
    • Workshop E: Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Clean Water Act Cases, Clay Larkin, Partner, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
    • Workshop F: The KyEIS to Understanding the Kentucky Emissions Inventory, Brent Fitzgerald, Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants; Jacob Lewis, Environmental Control Supervisor, Kentucky Division for Air Quality
  • 2:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 4
    • Workshop G: Latest Air Permitting Developments – Nationally and Locally, Todd Royer, PE, Vice-President, Midwest Air Environmental Manager, AECOM; Sree Kesaraju, PE QEP, Senior Environmental Engineer, AECOM
    • Workshop H: Coal Combustion Residuals – State Experience: What Can We Take Away?, Matt Huddleston, PhD, Director of Natural Resources, Synterra Corporation
  • 3:30 p.m. Expansions and New Facilities – Permit Planning and Strategies to Stay on Track, Patricia Mason, PE, Senior Engineer and Project Manager, Smith Management Group; Jennifer Cave, Esq., Attorney, Stites & Harbison PLLC; Edye Raymond, CEM, Environmental Manager, Nucor

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. Legislative and Policy Overview, Kate Shanks, Vice President of Policy Development, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • 8:45 a.m. “Art is Nothing Without Form”: How to Optimize Use of the New DEP7007 Permitting Forms, Elisabeth Martin, Consultant, Trinity Consultant; Michael Kennedy, Environmental Engineering Branch Manager, DAQ Permit Review Branch
  • 10:00 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 5
    • Workshop I: Odors – Air Quality Issues Beyond the Four Corners of Your Permit, Jarod Gregory, Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants; Jennifer Cave, Attorney, Stites & Harbison
    • Workshop J: Title V Renewals: Hints, Tips and Experiences, Robin Thomerson, Attorney, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Louis Petrey, Manager, Air Quality, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc.
  • 11:15 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 6
    • Workshop K: LMAPCD Update, Kelly Bartley, Attorney, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Stewart McCollam, PE, Environmental Engineer, Smith Management Group
    • Workshop L: Tracking Emissions Using Fence-line Monitoring, Kelli Totten, Environmental Supervisor, Marathon Catlettsburg Refinery; Mike Campbell, Environmental Service Group Supervisor, Marathon RAD
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch with Sponsors

    1:15 p.m. Significant Issues Regarding Water Quality Standards, Peter Goodmann, Director, Division of Water, Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection; Tim Hagerty, Partner, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • 2:00 p.m. Meet with the Regulators, Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection: Tony Hatton, Commissioner, Sean Alteri, Deputy Commissioner, Melissa Duff, Director, Division for Air Quality, Peter Goodmann, Director, Division of Water, Jon Maybriar, Director, Division of Waste Management. Moderated by: Carolyn Brown, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

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