Licensed Remediation Specialist Training

The West Virginia Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA) will host a one day Licensed Remediation Specialist Training Workshop in which LRS’s can obtain 1 continuing educational units (CEU) needed to meet LRS renewal requirements.

The LRS Training Workshop will be held Wednesday, Sept 5 at the Civic Center in Charleston, WV. The 2018 West Virginia Brownfields Conference will be held the following two days, on Thursday and Friday, September 6th & 7th, at the same venue.

The LRS Training Workshop fee includes a one-year membership to AWMA, breakfast, and lunch.

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IMPORTANT: When registering, please provide contact information for each individual being registered so we ensure they receive their CEU credit and AWMA membership.

7:30 - 8:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 AMProper Low Flow Sampling Techniques,
Matt Wright, Triad Engineering
8:30 - 9:00 AMVapor Intrusion Assessment (Based on updated WVDEP requirements and policy),
Ken Pasterak, CORE Environmental.
9:00 - 9:45 AMPollution Liability,
Allyn Turner, Steptoe and Johnson
9:45 - 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 - 11:00 AMCase Study - Overview of site assessment and remediation of P&G’s million square foot manufacturing facility in Inwood, WV,
James Hemme, ERM
11:00 - 11:30 AMRegulatory background of PCBs, what triggers 40CFR761 regulation, options to address a PCB release, contact persons, and EPA resources,
Kelly Bunker, PCB coordinator for EPA Region 3
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMCase Study - Attributes of a successful Self-Implementing Clean-up Plan (SICP) for PCBs in Region 3,
David Connelly, ERM
12:00 - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 - 1:45 PMRisk Assessment 101 and WVDEP expectations.
Ross Brittain, Toxicologist, WVDEP
2:00 - 3:00 PMVRP 101 - Brief review of the VRRA statute, history of the program, VRP process, exceptions to the process, organizational changes, new website, and handouts,
John Meeks, WVDEP
Previous year’s events were sold out, so please register early.

In order for an LRS attendee to receive educational credit for license renewal, he or she must register and attend the entire day. The training has been approved by the WVDEP for 6 contact hours, or 1 CEU. Eight of the Brownfields Conference sessions have also been approved for contact hours:
  • BAD Buildings: Balancing Demolition and Preservation
  • Diving Deep with WVDEP
  • Finding New Purpose for Historic Schools
  • Reimagining Your Waterfront
  • Site Development
  • Small Scale Development
  • Under Investigation! It Can Be a Good Thing – Due Diligence
  • With a Little Help from My Friends