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7/18/2016 Press Release

MEA Announces Topics for 2016 Environmental Learning Conference

MEA Announces Topics for 2016 Environmental Learning Conference

Natural gas and electric utility and consultant personnel are gathering Sept. 12-14 in Cincinnati, Ohio to hear from industry experts and peers at Midwest ENERGY Association’s (MEA) Environmental Learning Conference.

Speakers from USEPA Region 5, Burns & McDonnell, Montana-Dakota Utilities, Welded Construction, and Ameren Missouri, will present regulatory updates, pipeline & transmission issues, remediation, incremental sampling methodology, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology while attendees earn professional development hours *(PDH).

Through roundtable discussions, optional industry tours, offsite networking activities, and educational sessions, attendees will learn the latest information about:

  •     Environmental Protection Agency initiatives and carbon sequestration
  •     Proper retirement of a power plant
  •     Pipeline construction in wetlands and waterbodies and environmental permits
  •     Site remediation, residual contamination, risk avoidance, and institutional compliance
  •     New tools for site characterization and incremental sampling methodology


The conference will also feature an environmental communications roundtable session facilitated by experts from Monti Communications; NiSource, Inc; and Nicor Gas, an AGL Resources Company.

For more information contact Stacey Bonine, staceyb (at) midwestenergy (dot) org, or (651) 289-9600 x114 or visit to register.

MEA’s Environmental Learning Conference is sponsored by SET Environmental, Inc, Burns & McDonnell, Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc., WEC Energy Group, and GHD.

*Check each state’s continuing education requirements.