Solid Waste Technical Conference Presentations

The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) / Michigan Waste And Recycling Association (MWRA)

30th Annual Solid Waste Technical Conference Presentations

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Training Day: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

RE-Using Closed Landfills: Solar Energy Design Practices and Considerations
Speaker: Drew Lent, Northeast Solar Services Lead, Tetra Tech

Solar Options for Landfill Cover Systems
Speakers: Halle Doering, Project Civil Engineer, Golder Associates and Dave Regalbuto, CPG, Senior Hydrogeologist, Golder Associates

Growing Renewables in Michigan – A Utility Viewpoint
Speaker: Knox W. Cameron, Manager-Renewable Sales and Marketing, DTE

Statewide Leachate Impacts on PFAS Waste Water Treatment Plant Influent
Speaker: Richard L. Burns, Sr. Vice President, NTH Consultants, Ltd.

Field Data and Modeling of Heat Generation in Select Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Speaker: Terry R. Johnson, Senior Director, Groundwater and Technical Programs, Waste Management, Inc.

Speaker: Jim Grant, PE, North America CEO, EDL

Recent Developments with Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities
Speaker: George Robert Koerner, Director, Geosynthetic Institute (GSI)

PFAS Update
Speaker: Steve Sliver, Executive Director, Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART), Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

US EPA’s Final Push for Regulatory Reform: How Will New Federal Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rules Impact Implementation of a Michigan State CCR Permit
Speaker: Harold D. Register, Jr., Principal Engineer, Consumers Energy

Loci Controls – Byron Center Project
Speaker: Kyle Tucker, North America Landfill Gas Manager, EDL Energy

Maximizing the Value of Information Management for the Implementation of Groundwater Data Management Programs
Speaker: Darby Litz, Senior Engineer/Hydrogeologist, TRC

E-Coli in Stormwater
Speaker: Tim Krause, Director of Engineering, Granger

Coal Combustion Residual Rule – Overview of Statistical Analysis of Groundwater Data
Speaker: Kristine Rayner, Owner, Groundwater Stats Consulting LLC

Case Study of How Alternative Covers Can Help Solve Operational Issues
Speakers: J.D. Mohr, Business Development, Environmental Products, Inc. and Michael Casullo, Engineer, GHD

Completion of Alternative Source Demonstrations and Their Effect on Detection Monitoring Systems of Waste Disposal Facilities – The Good, The Bad and …
Speaker: Sarah Holmstrom, Senior Hydrogeologist, TRC

Recirculation of Reduced Water Leachate – US Experience
Speaker: Patrick Stanford, General Manager, Rochem Americas, Inc.

Geochemical Modeling for Remedy Selection at CCR and Remediation Sites
Speaker: PJ Nolan, Ph.D., Project Geochemist, Golder Associates

PFAS Removal From Landfill Leachate (Case Study)
Speaker: Mala Hettiarachchi, PhD, PE, Project Engineer, Environmental Resources Group