Annual Meeting

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enHance: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability
2019 enHance Annual Workshop and Awards Luncheon
April 9, 2019 – Marriott – Jackson, Mississippi
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
Continental Breakfast provided
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome
Mark Williams (Chief, MDEQ Waste Division)
8:40 – 9:10 Incentives for Re-Development and Remediation
Join us for our opening presentation on opportunities for your company to gain incentives and benefits from revitalization, re-development and remediation of Brownfield sites and facilities.  Lynn ChambersP.E. (Chief – MDEQ Groundwater Assessment and Remediation Division)

Brownfield Redevelopment for Industry Presentation 

9:10 – 9:40 Greening Your Growth
In this era of expansion and upgrades, join us for this presentation on how to plan and integrate Sustainable Design and Construction Efforts into your plant and facility expansions and renovations.  Albert McShan – (Cooper Tire)

Enhanced Energy Reduce at Cooper Tires Presentation

9:40 – 10:10 Rooting our Wastefulness
Using Root Cause analysis to evaluate and address waste reduction.  Glen Dennis (MSU Center for Automated Vehicles)
10:10 – 10:30 Networking Break
Refreshments provided.  Visit with other enHance members, manufacturers, speakers, regulatory staff, and the state’s consulting industry to discuss opportunities for increasing your sustainability.
10:30 – 11:00 Spilling the Beans on Spill Prevention
Are leaks, spills, and poor maintenance issues contributing to your facility’s inability to prevent wastes?  Join us for a presentation on best management practices and proper controls for spills and other releases.  Richard Harrell, P.E. – (Director of Operations, F,C&E Engineering, LLC)

Contingency Planning & Emergency Procedures Presentation

11:00 – 11:30 Reducing Manufacturing Wastes and Debris
One company discusses their efforts to reduce manufacturing wastes and debris at their facility.  Allessandra Santos – (Northrup Grumman)
11:30 – 12:00 Keys to RCRA Compliance
MDEQ Hazardous Waste staff will present on the primary points of compliance the agency focuses on when inspecting your facility and the most common hazardous waste compliance issues that facilities tend to experience.  Brad Justice, P.E. – (MDEQ Hazardous Waste Management Program)

Compliance Evaluation Inspections and Waste Minimization Presentation 

12:00 – 1:30 Awards Luncheon
Building a Culture of Sustainability
Featured Speaker: Sumesh Arora, PhD, Director, Energy and Natural Resources Division – Mississippi Development Authority

Building a Culture of Sustainability Presentation

Recognition of New and Renewing enHance Members