A&WMA Central Texas Chapter Meetings DATE:  Third THURSDAY

TIMES: 5:30-6:00 p.m.     Reception and Meal
6:00-6:10 p.m.      Chapter Business
6:10-7:00 p.m.      Presentation


Spring 3008 Symposium Details:     Photos are in May 2008 Newsletter
8:00 am – 8:30 am    Breakfast and Welcome
8:30 am – 9:30 am    Latest Developments in Carbon Sequestration 
                                     Activities, Carbon Dioxide Permitting  and GHG Reduction Projects
                                     Mike Nasi, General Counsel, Clean Coal Technology Foundation of Texas
                                    Darrick Eugene, Texas Carbon Capture & Storage Association, Vinson & Elkins
                                     Sponsored by Zephyr                     
9:30 am – 10:30 am  Improving Communication:
                                     Consultants, Attorneys and In-House Personnel
                                     Carol Lear, Chevron
                                     Patti Hershey, LCRA
                                 Todd Shaw, Austin Energy
                                     Sponsored by Intera
10:30 am – 10:45 am BREAK Sponsored by ERM
10:45 am – 11:45 am Hot Topics Air & Waste Permitting:
                                      Steve Hagle, Air Permits Division
                                      Carmichael, Waste Permits Division
                                      Sponsored by Lloyd GosseliRichard nk
11:45 am- 1:00 pm    Key Note Address:
                                      Mr. Les Trobman, TCEQ General Counsel (confirmed)
                                      Sponsored by TRC Corp.

                                      Business Development Strategies:
                                      A Must Do in 2008 for All Environmental
                                      Consultants & Attorneys
                                      Brian Flynn, P.E., MRE Associates
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm    Municipal Corner:  Frequent Regulatory
                                      Issues Impacting the Air and Waste
                                      Management of Texas’ Cities
                                      Mr. Arturo Blanco, Bureau of Air Quality Control, 

                                      Environmental Health Division, 
                                      Houston Dept. of Health and Human Services
                                      Ms. Laura Fiffick, City of Dallas

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm   Air, Water & Waste Env. Projects: 
                                      Davis Ford, Ph.D., P.E., Adjunct Professor University of Texas,
                                      Davis L. Ford and Associates
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm   Toxicology & Risk Assessment: 
                                      Update from TCEQ’s Chief Engineer’s Office                   
                                       Dr. Valerie Meyers, TCEQ Toxicology & Risk Assessment,                                        Office of the Chief Engineer 
                                       Sponsored by Winstead
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm   BREAK 
                                       Sponsored by Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm   Energy Development Projects: Biomass,
                                        Wind and Biofuels; Solar & Geothermal;
                                        Waste-reduction    strategies for Farmers,
                                        Composting & Recycling
                                        *Robert Webb, President Texas Renewable Energy Industries
                                        The Impacts on Solar Costs
                                        The Impacts on Solar Costs
                                     Bert Haskell, Heliovolt.
4:30 pm –5:30 pm     Regulatory and Government Forum Key Note:
                                         Dan Eden, Deputy Director, TCEQ Office of Permitting                                          *Awaiting confirmation from additional panelists.
                                         Sponsored by URS
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm     Happy Hour Function
                                         Sponsored by Vinson & Elkins, LLP

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