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PDH Certificate for 17th Hot Air Topics Conference, Feb 6, 2014

Presentations

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Date Speaker Topic
October 2014 Erin Selvera, TCEQ Air Permits Division -- Updates and Hot Topics
September 2014 Mike Taylor, Senior Vice President, Element Markets, LLC Update on Scarcity of Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) and Allowances, and use of NOx ERCs for VOC ERCs
July 2014 Ramiro Garcia, TCEQ Deputy Director, Office of Compliance & Enforcement TCEQ Regulatory Update
June 2014 Steve Smith, Lyondell
Chairman Technical Advisory Committee Houston Regional Monitoring
Air Quality in Houston and an Update on the NAAQS
April 2014 Jodie Connor, President
J. Connor Consulting, Inc.
Oil Spill Response Preparedness Gulf of Mexico Post Deepwater Horizon
     
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Derek Seals and Betsy Peticolas,
Winstead Attorneys
TCEQ-EPA Legal Challenges
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Steve Hagle, P.E.
TCEQ
Hot Air Topics
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Rock Owens, Manager, Environmental & Infrastructure
Practice Group
Environmental Enforcement
     
November 2013 Robert E. Mace, Ph.D., P.E.,
Texas Water Development Board
The Water-Industry Nexus: What Texas is Doing to Meet Current and Future Water Needs
October 2013 Element Markets The Scarcity and Expense of HGB Emission Reduction Credits: Issue and Opportunity
September 2013 James Payne, Shareholder
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
Overview of President Obama's Climate Action Plan
July 2013 Beryl Thatcher, Chemical Section Manager
TCEQ Air Permits Division
Current TCEQ Air Permitting Activities
June 2013 Michael Goldman, Shareholder
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
Source Aggregation Developments in the Oil & Gas Industry
May 2013 David Friedman, VP Regulatory Affairs
AFPM
2013 Legislative and Regulatory Outlook
April 2013 Ron Sass, Professor Emeritus
Rice University
2012: The Year Climate Change Became Real
     
October 2012 Rebecca Rentz, Of Counsel
Winstead PC
Texas' Challenges to EPA Rules and Rulings: A Summary of Recent Decisions and What They (May) Mean
August 2012 Glenn Sanford, Associate Professor
Sam Houston State University
Optical Remote Sensing: Glimpsing Future Enforcement of the Clean Air Act?
July 2012 Toby Baker, Commissioner
TCEQ
Annual Regulatory Update (joint meeting with TAEP)
(no presentation)
June 2012 Steven Lord, Attorney
Kilburn Law Firm, PLLC
Aggregation Consternation: Clean Air Act Source Determination Issues in the Oil & Gas Patch
(no presentation)
April 2012 C. William (Bill) Smalling, Attorney at Law
C. William Smalling, PLLC
Will the Refining Industry Survive the CAA?
March 2012 Adam Bullock & Danielle Nesvacil
TCEQ
Emissions Inventory: Reporting Requirements and What's New for 2011
     
November 2011 Jed Anderson, The AL Law Group
Malcolm Richards, TITAN Engineering
Deviation/STEERS Reporting: Potential Enforcement, Litigation, and News Media Impacts
October 2011 Bruce Davis
DuPont
Summary of Flare Issues & EPA Regulatory Plans
September 2011 Kurtis Schlicht
ERM - Houston
Implications of EPA's proposed Clean Water Act 316(b) Regulations on the Power and Manufacturing Industry
April 2011 Jeff Voorhis, P.E.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
TCEQ Pollution Prevention Tools You Can Use
March 2011 Michael Budin
Manager, Environmental and Energy Services, RMT Inc.
Summary of Final Boiler MACT Regulations
     
November 2010 Gwen Eklund
Director, Power Generation Services, TRC
The Utility Challenge 2010-2020: Climate and Environmental Legislation, Regulation, & Litigation
September 2010 Gindi Eckel Vincent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Uncertain Times -- What to do about EPA's Permit Objections (no presentation)
July 2010 Donna Phillips, Area Director
Linda Vasse, Region 12 Director
TCEQ
Annual Regulatory Update (joint meeting with TAEP) (no presentation)
June 2010 Lucy Frasier, Ph.D., DABT
Senior Toxicologist/Program Manager, AECOM
Toxicology & Risk Assessment in the News: Recent EPA Proposals with Broad Implications
May 2010 Dana Blume
Environmental Affairs Manager, Port of Houston Authority
Port of Houston Air Quality Initiatives
April 2010 Patricia McIsaac
Product Manager-Sediments and Tissues, TestAmerica Laboratories
Chemical Analysis of Sediments and Tissues - How to Sample and Get Useful Data
March 2010 Rebecca Rentz
Counsel, Bracewell & Guiliani
A Survey of Current Activities by EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)
February 2010 Tracy Hester
Bracewell & Guiliani
Climate Change in the Courts: Climate Change Liability & Litigation
January 2010 Craig Beskid
President, The Mickey Leland National Urban Air Toxics Research Center (NUATRC)
New Research to Assess Air Toxics Exposures in Texas Communities
December 2009 Paul Sarahan, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP Regulatory Environmental Outlook for 2010 - Current and New Issues
November 2009 Sandra Y. Snyder, Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule
October 2009 Richard Murray, University of Houston Environmental Issues in the Houston Mayoral Race (no presentation)
September 2009 Bruce C. Davis, DuPont Engineering Technology Flares - Current Knowledge, Emerging Regulatory Issues, and Current EPA/TCEQ Activities (no presentation)
August 2009 Snehal Patel, Harris County Attorney's Office Environmental Priorities of the New Harris County Attorney, Vince Ryan (no presentation)
July 2009 Donna Phillips
TCEQ Area Director - Coastal and East Texas
Annual Regulatory Update (joint meeting with TAEP)
June 2009 Chris Amandes, Vinson & Elkins, LLP Climate Change Developments and Proposed EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
May 2009 Bill Dawson, Independent Journalist
Matthew Tresaugue, Houston Chronicle
The Media's Coverage of Environmental Issues, From the Insiders' Perspective (panel discussion; no presentation)
April 2009 Charles Maguire
TCEQ Water Quality Planning Division
The Realignment of TCEQ Water Programs and the New Approach with Bacteria TMDLs
March 2009 Lindsey Jones, TCEQ Toxicology Houston Air Quality and the Air Pollutant Watch List
March 2009 Walt Crow, Houston Regional Monitoring Air Quality Monitoring Overview
September 2008 Chris Amandes, Vinson & Elkins Changes to the EPA Audit Policy for New Owners
August 2008 TBA TBA
July 2008 TCEQ Multi-Media Directors TCEQ Region 12 Multi-Media Update
June 2008 Jim Blackburn, Blackburn & Carter An Attorney's Perspective on Air Quality Issues Along the Texas Gulf Coast
May 2008 Dan Mueller, CDM Non-Air Implications of Global Climate Change
April 2008 Kevin Colbert, Gardere City of Houston Public Nuisance Ordinance
March 2008 Carl Edlund, EPA Region 6 EPA Region 6 2008 Air Quality Initiatives
February 2008 Susana Hildebrand, TCEQ 2008 TCEQ Air Initiatives
January 2008 Matt Kuryla, Baker Botts LLP Climate Change 2008
June 2007 Kathey Ferland, University of Texas Energy Management Systems: The Next Step in Energy Performance Improvement
May 2007 Cliff Walk, Rohm & Haas The Anatomy of a Title V Permit (no presentation available)
April 2007 Dr. Loren Raun, City of Houston The City of Houston's Voluntary Benzene and Toxics Initiatives
March 2007 Patricia Fontenot, TCEQ Changes to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) Rule
February 2007 Betin Santos, Environmental Defense The Diesel Initiative
January 2007 Sanjay Sampath, Sage Environmental A Global Outlook on Key Environmental Issues
November 2006 Chris Amandes, Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. First Non-Liable Party Agreement to Clean Up a Superfund Site
October 2006 For Presentations from October, please visit the Hot Air Topics Website
September 2006 Steve Smith, TCEQ Water Section The Recent Release of the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Storm Water
August 2006 Alex Cuclis, HARC Air Quality Research in East Texas
July 2006 TAEP Joint Meeting
June 2006 Sharon Jones, CDM 8-Hr SIP Ozone Re-designations and Resulting Permitting Opportunities
May 2006    
April 2006 Steve Ramsey, ENVIRON Residual Risk Standards:
EPA Begins Implementing Section 112(f) of the Federal Clean Air Act
March 2006 Rebecca Rentz, Air Quality Director, TCEQ TCEQ Region 12 New Air Quality Director Role
February 2006 Herb McKee Global Warming:  A Non-Politically Correct Viewpoint!
January 2006 Jed Anderson, Attorney at Law Finding a Better Way to Cleaner Air - Revisiting the SIP Process
November 2005 Elena M. Marks, City of Houston Mayor White's Air Quality Program
October 2005 For Presentations from October, please visit the Hot Air Topics Website
September 2005 Rich Fiore, Search Consultants International EHS Employment Market Trends
August 2005 Doug Carvel, MECX Rapid In-Situ Remediation
June 2005 Steve Hagle, TCEQ Episodic Emissions
May 2005 Steve Ramsey, CH2M Hill How to Prepare for the New NSPS YYY Standard -
VOC Emissions for SOCMI WAstewater
April 2005 Carl Edlund, EPA Region 6 Current Status - Houston/Galveston Air Quality Plan
February 2005 Bill Ebbs, GB Biosciences Corporation The Benefits of Environmental Compliance
January 2005 Jill Gilbert, Lexicon Systems IT Solutions for EHS:  State of the Science for Compliance
November 2004 Rick Strouse, Motiva Refinery, Port Arthur Sustainable Development
October 2004 For Presentations from October, please visit the Hot Air Topics Website
September 2004 Cynthia Erickson,  
May 2004    
April 2004 David Schabacher, TCEQ Houston-Galveston State Implementation Plan
February 2004 Atiq Sediqi, TCEQ P2 Assistance and Texas EMS
December 2003 Rick Bost, ERM Criminal Investigations/Penalties in the Environmental Arena