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Enhancing Sustainability in the Food and Beverage Industry
Pollution Prevention (P2) Workshop hosted by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and MMA-
Friday, September 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
MDEQ Commission Hearing Room
515 East Amite Street
Jackson, MS 39201
$40 per person. Includes lunch and refreshments.
On-site Registration and Check-in
Welcome – Gary Rikard, Executive Director, MDEQ
Importance of Food and Beverage Industry in Mississippi/Importance of Sustainability — Brent Bailey, 25x'25 Alliance/Solutions from the Land
Solid Waste — Charlie Bock, Manager, Solid Waste Policy, Planning and Special Programs Branch, MDEQ
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Your Facility — Jennifer Milner, State Recycling Coordinator, Recycling/Waste Reduction Branch, MDEQ
Hazardous Waste/Universal Waste/RCRA — Brad Justice, Environmental Engineer 2, Waste Division, Hazardous Waste Branch, MDEQ
Water (point source) — Chris Messemore, Environmental Permits Division, MDEQ
Non-point Source Pollution and Its Impacts to Water Quality — Donetta McCullum-Weatherspoon, Ph.D., Basin Coordinator, Office of Pollution Control, MDEQ
Lunch; Featured Speaker: Building a Culture of Sustainability — Sumesh Arora, Ph.D., Director, Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority
Energy Efficiency — Chao Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Director, LSU-Industrial Assessment Center (LSU-IAC), Louisiana State University
Lean and Green — Ty Posey, Workforce Development Leader, Mississippi Polymer Institute (University of Southern Mississippi)
Food Safety — Susan Bates, Division of Food Protection-Manufactured Foods, Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)
E3 (Economy, Energy, Environment) — Joe Jordan, Assistant Director, MMA-MEP; and Jay Pate, Sustainability Coordinator, Peco Foods, Inc.
*Agenda subject to change; as of Sept. 14, 2018.
For more information, please contact Dr. Joe Jordan at 601-709-2924 or
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9/28/2018 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM