Bloomington, Minn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2016
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 http://www.midwestenergy.org 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.
MEA serves the people that delivery electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses. MEA (Midwest ENERGY Association) was founded as a trade association over 100 years ago by distribution utilities, whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, energy delivery companies and their contractors around the globe benefit from MEA's industry learning seminars, operations summits, and other events. Members collaborated to develop EnergyU, the world's premier online training, testing, and evaluation system for gas and electric distribution utilities.