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2024 Classes

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

10:15 am – 11:15 am
Navigating Your Companies EHS Journey (Basic)

John Bozick, PVS Chemicals

This session will include a description of the three steps to become best in class for EHS, to include: 1) Compliance 2) Management Systems 3) Best in Class.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
MPART: PFAS Update (Intermediate) 

Abigail Hendershott, Michigan PFAS Action Response Team, MPART, Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the PFAS investigations in Michigan and PFAS updates from Michigan and the national level.

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
What’s Up in the World of PFAS?; a 2024 Update (Intermediate)

Jeffery Bolin, Dragun Corporation
The speaker will provide an update and summary of PFAS regulation at Federal and State of Michigan agencies.  He will also discuss types of PFAS concerns that he is seeing from clients, trade organizations and litigation.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
MIEnviro (Permit Portal) Overview for the EHS Professional (Basic)

Kathleen Anderson, Axis Environmental Consulting Corp.

This session will be an overview of EGLE’s MiEnviro portal; online permitting, recordkeeping and submittal portal for stormwater permitting, various NPDES Permits, air permitting, renewals, daily monitoring reports, MAERS air emission reporting and more…the future is online!

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Requirements for Reporting Hazardous and Extremely Hazardous Materials to First Responders and the State of Michigan (Basic)

Michael Young, SARA Title III Program, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy

The speaker will cover the requirements for reporting hazardous and extremely hazardous materials to first responders and the State of Michigan.

10:15 am – 11:15 am
Emergency Incident Planning and Preparing for Hazardous Waste (Basic-Intermediate)

Richard Mahaney, Mahaney Loss Control Services

The MI EGLE organization requires both small and large hazardous waste generators to prepare and be able to respond to emergency incidents involving hazardous waste releases, including reporting releases. (Part [1], Rules 306, 307 and 311).  This presentation will look at the specific requirements for the generators and tips for successfully dealing with an emergency release.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Dispose of Hazardous Waste Like a Large Quantity Generator Without Being One; Episodic Waste Disposal Events (Basic)

Laurie Rudolph, Safety and Risk Reduction Specialists.

Very Small and Small Quantity Generators can dispose of large quantities of hazardous waste without becoming a large quantity generator. This session will review the EPA/EGLE Episodic Event permit process as well as discuss lessons learned during an actual Episodic Event.

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
MiEnviro for Air – Moving Forward with the AQD (Basic)

Kaitlyn DeVries, Air Quality Outreach Specialist, Michigan Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy.

The speaker will share a holistic approach to how MiEnviro will be used in the Air Quality Division.

Division Members


Laurie A. Rudolph

Safety and Risk Reducation Specialists

Kathleen Anderson

NTH Consultants

Dana Brandt

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Regina Carriere


Jessica Jannaman


Robert (Bob) Kirby

Forensic Science Division -Michigan State Police

Steve Roach

Arch Environmental Group, Inc.

Eric Scott


David Woods

Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, Inc.