2019 Northern Michigan Environmental Compliance Conference (NMECC) - June 5-6, 2019


Thank you to all who joined us for the Northern Michigan Environmental Compliance Conference! The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) was pleased to host its premier Northern Michigan compliance assistance event at Northern Michigan University in Marquette.  This conference has been designed to help businesses, municipalities, and environmental professionals comply with their environmental requirements.

18 concurrent technical presentations were delivered by program experts on topics related to air, waste, water quality, and remediation regulations.​  Presentation slides and the outlines are posted below: 



This conference qualified for up to:

8 CEHs/PDHs, CHMMs, CHMPs, and CDGPs
WW Operators – 0.5 CECs Technical
DW Operators – .4 CECs Technical


Michigan Response to PFAS Presentation

Track 1

Hazardous Waste/Liquid Industrial Bi-product (HW/LIB) Characterization and Generator Status – Jim Ferritto, Materials Management Division
HW/LIB Characterization and Generator Status Presentation Outline

HW/LIB Accumulation, Labeling, and Shipping – Mary Ann St. Antonine, Materials Management Division
HW/LIB Accumulation, Labeling, and Shipping Presentation Outline

HW/LIB Inspections and Recordkeeping – Jenny Bennett, Materials Management Division
HW/LIB Inspections and Recordkeeping Presentation Outline

Release Reporting – PEAS – Mike Young and Dana Bradt, Environmental Support Division
Release Reporting - PEAS Presentation Outline

Incident Response – Scott Schaefer, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
Incident Response Presentation Outline

Status of PFAS Investigations in the Upper Peninsula – Tom Asmus and Chuck Thomas, Water Resources Division

Track 2

Asbestos Removal During Demolition – Joe Scanlan, Air Quality Division
Asbestos Removal During Demolition Presentation Outline

Michigan Air Permitting Overview – Michael Conklin, Air Quality Division
Michigan Air Permitting Overview Presentation Outline

Cleanup Criteria Amendments (Part 201) Overview – Joshua Mosher, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
Cleanup Criteria Amendments (Part 201) Overview Presentation Outline

Intro to the New Joint Permit Application in MiWaters – Mark Schieber and Ryan McCone, Water Resources Division
The new Joint Permit Application (JPA)  in MiWaters Presentation Outline

How to Comply with Industrial Storm Water Regulations – Ryan Grant, Water Resources Division
How to Comply with Industrial Storm Water Regulations Presentation Outline

Storm Water Visual Assessment Requirements – Ryan Grant, Water Resources Division
Storm Water Visual Assessments Presentation Outline

Track 3

Digging Deeper: Oil, Gas, and Minerals – Adam Wygant, Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division
Oil, Gas, and Minerals Presentation Outline

Mineral Well/Test Hole Program – Melanie Humphrey and Mark Snow, Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division
Mineral Wells/Test Hole Program Presentation Outline

Cross Connections – Mike Bolf, Drinking Water and Environmental Health Division
Cross Connections Presentation Outline

Baseline Environmental Assessments (BEAs) and Due Care Obligations – Clif Clark, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
BEAs and Due Care Presentation Outline

Water Infrastructure Funding and Asset Management – Kelly Green, Administration Division
Water Infrastructure Funding and Asset Management Presentation Outline

Reinvesting in Michigan: Overview of Brownfield Redevelopment Incentives – Megan Webber, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
Brownfield Redevelopment Incentives Presentation Outline