Environmental seminars, forums, education, networking and social opportunities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York & Delaware
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
January 22, 2013
PADEP Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board Subcommittee
10th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson Building
The panel will meet on implementation of Act 157 (House Bill 1813) addressing land reclamation financial guarantees. Contact: Daniel Snowden, 717-783-8846.
January 22, 2013
January 23, 2013
1112 Dukes Parkway West
January 23, 2013
PA Senate Environment Committee meeting to consider four bills
The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee meets to consider Senate Bill 164 (Yudichak) which would appoint independent counsel for the Environmental Quality Board; Senate Bill 196 (D.White) Authorizing PennVEST funding for stormwater management and non-point sources projects; Senate Bill 258 (Yaw) providing for the disposition of abandoned mineral rights, and Senate Bill 259 (Yaw) providing for the reporting of royalties from oil and gas wells.
300 East Randolph St., Suite 5000
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Holiday Day Inn Express
25 Smita Lane
Bentleyville PA 15314
The E³ is brought to you by the TheMarcellusShale.com, TheUticaShale.com, and ShaleAdvantage.com. We are a prominent news, information, and education source in the region whose goal is to keep the public updated on developments in the Marcellus and Utica Shale industry, and to promote awareness of the multiple ways in which the energy sector has and will continue to generate business opportunities locally and worldwide. With our networking reach throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, we are formulating a monthly meeting of ’energy minds’ in the area.
January 26-27, 2013
2013 Delaware Estuary Science & Environmental Summit
The Grand Hotel, Cape May, New Jersey
1045 Beach Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204
January 27, 2013
The 5th Annual Local Harvest: Farms, Food, and Family
Noon to 4 p.m.
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
Sponsored by Slow Food Northern New Jersey, the event will bring together local farmers, food artisans, and like-minded organizations for an afternoon of sustainably, locally produced foods to stock up on for the winter. Visitors can purchase seasonal vegetables and fruit, grass-fed beef and pork, pastured poultry, eggs, cheese, breads, and prepared foods from local growers and producers while learning about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and how to purchase seasonal farm shares. CSAs participating are The Community Supported Garden in Warren County and School Lunch Farm in Morris County. Appleridge Farm, Churutabis Farm, Flint Hill Farm, Good Fields Farm, Griggstown Quail Farm, Plaid Piper Farm, Bobolink Dairy & Bakeyard, Tassot Apiaries and Valley Shepherd Creamery will be on hand with artisan breads, cheeses, organic and pastured meats, and a wide array of poultry. Rogowski Farm will offer seasonal vegetables and fruit. Artisan chocolates & sweets for Valentine’s Day from Donna & Company Chocolates and The Artist Baker. Degage Farm will offer organic eco-handcrafted herbal aromatherapy products for your Valentine. Admission: $3 donation to Slow Food Northern NJ School Vegetable Garden Programs. More information.
January 28, 2013
PADEP Public Hearing On Proposed Mercer County Landfill
6 p.m. Public Meeting
7:30 p.m. Public Hearing
Grove City High School
511 Highland Ave.
Grove City, PATri-County Landfill Inc’s proposal to expand its municipal waste landfill operations in Pine and Liberty townships, Mercer County. Pa. The company’s proposal for expanding landfill operations in its existing 99-acre permitted disposal area includes the excavation and relocation of waste from an old 44.5-acre unlined area to new lined disposal cells. The facility would continue to operate at its current acceptance rate of 4,000 tons per day. Those who wish to present testimony are asked to register in advance by sending written notice to Gary Clark, Community Relations Coordinator, DEP Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335. The notice should include the person's name, address and telephone number and indicate about which applications they will testify. Individuals who register in advance will be given priority on the agenda. If time permits, those who did not register will be given the opportunity to testify. The public will have the opportunity to present up to five minutes of oral testimony during the hearing. Organizations are encouraged to designate one witness to present testimony on behalf of their group, and all presenters should bring three copies of their comments and exhibits for the hearing panel and stenographer. For those who prefer to only present their comments in writing or are unable to attend the hearing, written testimony may be submitted until the close of business on Feb. 8 to Staci Gustafson, Assistant Regional Director, DEP Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335.
January 29, 2013
The inspiring film: Dive!
37 E Springtown Rd
Long Valley, NJ 07853
January 30, 2013
Stratford Yellin School
111 Warwick Road
Learn, share, and discuss local New Jersey efforts to increase sustainability at this third event in Sustainable Cherry Hill's South Jersey Green network series.
PSEG Training & Development Center
Edison, NJ 08837 The EBC Environmental Roundtable meets the last Wednesday of every other month to discuss relevant environmental issues, regulatory changes and new developments that may impact our members provided by our sub-committees which focus on: Regulatory Affairs, Brownfields & Site Remediation, Natural Resource Damages, Water, Air, Environmental Technology, International Trade, Sustainability, Energy, Enforcement & OSHA News and Regulations. Lanny Kurzweil, McCarter & English, LLP, Moderator Tracy Straka, Creamer Environmental, EBC Chair
Due to security procedures at PSE&G, please no walk-ins.
January 30, 2013
More information here
- Financing Deals: Public-Private Partnerships
- The State of Environmental Lending
- In-Kind Services
- Federal Funds for Economic Development and Federal Interagency Cooperation
- NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust
- UST Petroleum Closure, Upgrade and Remediation Fund
- Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund
- Remediation Trusts
- NJEDA Financing Programs
- Brownfield Coalition
January 31, 2013
8:30 - 11:45 a.m. - Program
Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza
Three Speedwell Avenue
- An update from the NJDEP Site Remediation Program, Assistant Commissioner David Sweeney
- An update on the Licensing Board, Jorge Berkowitz, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Board Member
- Emerging issues in the LSRP Program
- Regulatory challenges facing remediating parties
- Update on recent court decisions impacting contaminated sites
January 31- February 6, 2013
Green Screen: Bergen County's Environmental Film Festival
Westwood Public Library
Bibi'z Restaurant Westwood
Uno Chicago Grill
Clifton Riverfront Center
426 Rt. 3 West Clifton, NJ 07014
The mission of the PWC NJ "Contact Exchange Forum" is to build a referral network of committed professionals, that provide quality services and products, to serve the New Jersey Chapter of Professional Women in Construction and the A/E/C Industry. This network can only be achieved through the active exchange of information and contacts that may lead to successful business opportunities. PWC NJ Chapter's "Contacts Exchange Forum" is a member benefit. Non-members will be invited to attend one meeting only, then PWC NJ Chapter membership will be required for additional participation. Pre-registration is required for this meeting. PWC NJ Members Fee $20 (Includes Lunch) Non-Members Fee $25 (Includes Lunch) (Cash only -- no checks or credit cards will be accepted for this event.) Questions? Contact Dawn Johnson at 862-228-8272 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Information/registration
65 Witherspoon St.
February 5, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to Noon - Google Maps Directions
Fairleigh Dickinson U.Metropolitan Campus
Register here or Ms. Sarah Horn: email@example.com
February 11, 2013
Collecting and recycling used plastic well pad liners from shale-gas drilling
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Room G-50, Irvis Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120 Get directions , Parking
The first Environmental Issues Forum of 2013 will feature a presentation on a new business partnership involving two Pennsylvania businesses to collect and recycle used plastic well pad liners from Marcellus shale gas well drilling sites. The guest speakers will be David La Fiura, VP of Ultra-Poly Corporation of Portland, PA and Scott Fought, VP of Operations for WellSpring Environmental Services of Orwigsburg, PA. The partnership was put together with the help of the PA Recycling Markets Center, Inc. (RMC). Both businesses are members of the RMC's Center of Excellence, a network of recycled materials processors and end users of recycled materials.
February 12, 2 013
Edison Municipal Complex
100 Municipal Boulevard
February 12. 2013
Green Tourism & Hospitality Conference
DoubleTree Somerset Hotel & Conference Center
Somerset, NJ. Connect with the leaders who are driving sustainability in the hospitality and tourism industries, with a dynamic keynote by Internet giant Travelocity and workshops facilitated by other top companies like DOW, Honeywell and Wyndham Worldwide. Explore cutting-edge technologies and real-world applications through classes and panel discussions led by experts in Operations and Marketing. Enjoy networking opportunities throughout the day and trade show exhibits showcasing the latest “green” innovations and products. You can register today $125 per person or $75 for students with valid college ID. The Green Tourism & Hospitality Conference is presented by the New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and the Somerset County Business Partnership.
February 14, 2013
February 21, 2013
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sheraton Bucks County Hotel
February 22, 2013
Sound off for South Jersey - Legislative Conference and Luncheon
Sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Development Council
Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
One of the largest legislative conferences in the state. Sound Off features panels of federal, state, and local officials and routinely draws over 300 attendees. The conference addresses upcoming issues vital to the current Legislative session. Sections are taped and aired on NJ Network.Register here or call 866-228-7500
February 23, 2013
Winter Botany in the New Jersey Pinelands
February 26, 2013
Learn about Low Impact Development Techniques
Pinelands Preservation Association Headquarters
Bishop Farmstead, 17 Pemberton Road, Southampton, NJ 08088
March 21, 2013
ANJR Annual Membership Meeting
Association of New Jersey Recyclers
March 24-27, 2013
Compliance + Enforcement = Prevention: A Capital Idea
Crystal City (Washington, D.C.)
Using 100% Flowback Water in Fracking
March 25-27, 2013
Pittsburgh PAMore information here
April 16, 2013
Horizontal Remediation Wells Improves Site Cleanup Training Workshop
Edison, NJ Area (site to be announced)Directional Technologies, Inc., the global leader in environmental directional drilling, is scheduling training workshops in 2013. Horizontal Remediation Well technology has improved significantly over the past five years. The training workshops will discuss improvements in Horizontal Directional Drilling technology and how this technology can be applied to improve site cleanup using existing technologies and newer remedial technologies. Please call Mary Powers at (203) 294-9200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat. Seats will be limited.
May 4, 2013
Race starts: 10 a.m.
Mercer County Park
West Windsor, NJ
June 11, 2013
August 20-22, 2013
Eastern Regional Meeting - Society for Petroleum Engineers of PA
October 16, 2013