Technical Sessions

Each attendee will benefit from over 13 hours of technical sessions and close to 8 hours for networking. Attendees will be able to customize their schedules to fit their interests by mixing and matching from seven concurrent breakout sessions. Some of our 2017 topics are listed below to give you an understanding of the scope of the Environmental Show of the South. A Call for Abstracts will be released in the fall.

Solid Waste Management
Landfill slope stability | Planning cell construction | Leachate seeps | Cap failures | Waste-To-Energy |NSPS XXX and EG CF regulations

Coal Combustion Residuals
Beneficial reuse | Closing ash ponds | CCR stability

Underground Storage Tanks
Petroleum case studies | Ground penetrating radar | Innovative investigations

Air Quality
Georgia, Tennessee, and US EPA air quality updates | Small Business Environmental Assistance | Update on Federal landfill regulations

Clean Fuels/Clean Energy
Landfill Gas to Energy (LFGTE) alternative fuels | Renewable fuels | Clean-fueled vehicles

Hazardous Waste Management
Corrective action case studies | Transportation issues | Exclusions and exemptions | Selecting and auditing contractors | Policy updates | Compliance | Technology innovations

Environmental Law
Environmental hearings | Ethics | Natural resource damage caselaw | Open records

Water Resources
Groundwater protection | Watershed management | Best engineering practices | Nutrient reduction | Beneficial reuse | MS4 planning and buffer management

Toxic Substances
Case studies on PCB’s, asbestos, and lead-based paint management | Lead paint abatement vs. RRP regulation| Environmental sampling methods | Environmental justice | TSCA compliance

Brownfields redevelopment | Meth hazards |Green techniques | Chlorinated solvent remediation | Environmental restoration

Materials Management
Problem waste and electronic scrap | Successful tire programs | Best practices for MRF design | Scales and measurement of success | Development of recylcing markets | TN 2025 Plan implementation | Organic waste reduction and diversion | Local government challenges | Evolving collection systems | Writing RFPs, Contracts and MOUs

Vapor Intrusion
Assessment, characterization and investigation | Vapor intrusion mitigation