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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-MEP

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. 


8:30 a.m.
On-site Registration and Check-in

9:00 a.m.
Welcome – Gary Rikard, Executive Director, MDEQ

9:10 a.m.
Importance of Food and Beverage Industry in Mississippi/Importance of Sustainability — Brent Bailey, 25x'25 Alliance/Solutions from the Land

9:35 a.m.
Solid Waste — Charlie Bock, Manager, Solid Waste Policy, Planning and Special Programs Branch, MDEQ

10:00 a.m.
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Your Facility — Jennifer Milner, State Recycling Coordinator, Recycling/Waste Reduction Branch, MDEQ

10:25 a.m.

10:45 a.m.
Hazardous Waste/Universal Waste/RCRA — Brad Justice, Environmental Engineer 2, Waste Division, Hazardous Waste Branch, MDEQ

11:10 a.m.
Water (point source) — Chris Messemore, Environmental Permits Division, MDEQ

11:35 a.m.
Non-point Source Pollution and Its Impacts to Water Quality — Donetta McCullum-Weatherspoon, Ph.D., Basin Coordinator, Office of Pollution Control, MDEQ

12:00 p.m.
Lunch; Featured Speaker: Building a Culture of Sustainability — Sumesh Arora, Ph.D., Director, Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority

1:00 p.m.
Energy Efficiency — Chao Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Director, LSU-Industrial Assessment Center (LSU-IAC), Louisiana State University

1:25 p.m.
Lean and Green — Ty Posey, Workforce Development Leader, Mississippi Polymer Institute (University of Southern Mississippi)

1:50 p.m.
Food Safety — Susan Bates, Division of Food Protection-Manufactured Foods, Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)

2:15 p.m.
E3 (Economy, Energy, Environment) — Joe Jordan, Assistant Director, MMA-MEP; and Jay Pate, Sustainability Coordinator, Peco Foods, Inc.

2:45 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

   *Agenda subject to change; as of Sept. 14, 2018.

More Information:
For more information, please contact Dr. Joe Jordan at 601-709-2924 or jjordan@mma-web.org.


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9/28/2018 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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