2019 Environmental Regulatory Updates & LID

Thursday, May 23, 2019
9:00AM - 3:30PM

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc
5300 Wellington Branch Drive
Gainesville, VA  

Registration Fee:  
$35 IECA Member
$50 Nonmember

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This Conference is worth 5 Professional Development Hours (.5 Continuing Education Units)

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9:00 - 10:30AM - 2019 VPDES Permit Regulatory Updates 
Topics Include: 
2019 VSMP CGP general info, renewal and schedule 
Changes to the permit 
Grandfathering and Time Limits of Applicability 
Agricultural exemption regulation 
VPDES terminations Updates on latest EPA NPDES Permit

Presented by: Jaime Robb, Manager, Office of Stormwater Management, Dept of Environmental Quality

10:45AM - 12:00PM
- Panel Discussion with Nova VSMP Authorities

With representatives from the three most populated counties in VA, this panel discussion will cover how the new 2019 VPDES permit will be implemented within each County. Topics will include registration and renewal, timelines, grandfathering and time limits of applicability, SWPPP and County-specific requirements, bond release, termination, BMP construction monitoring and more.

Panel Includes: James Edmonds (Loudoun County), Ryan Sauder (Loudoun County), Steven Pickeral (Loudoun County), Brandy Mueller (Fairfax County), Jerry Stonefield (Fairfax County) and Raj Bidari (Prince William County)

Moderated by: Dan Fisk, MAC-IECA President, Manager – Environmental Compliance, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

12:00 - 12:45PM - Lunch
Provided by: MAC-IECA

12:45 - 1:15PM - Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Regulatory Update

A regulatory update on where the ever-changing WOTUS rule currently stands.

Presented by: Ben Rosner, Manager – Environmental Science, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

1:15 - 2:15PM Virginia SWM Regulations, SWPPPS and the BMP Clearinghouse

Presented by: Margaret McMenamin, PE, CFM, Senior Engineer, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.   

2:15 - 3:00PM The BMP Clearinghouse in Action at WSSI
Learn about Virginia's first Gold-certified building under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

Presented by: Margaret McMenamin, PE, CFM, Senior Engineer, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

3:00 - 3:30PM - Onsite Walking Tour of WSSI's LID and LEED BMPs


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