MEA Announces Topics for 2016 Environmental Learning Conference
Date:  7/18/2016
ArticleType:  Press Release

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.