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2022 Environmental and Safety Conference Agenda

2022 MMA Environmental and Safety Conference October 19-21

Sheraton Flowood The Refuge Hotel and Conference Center

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

7:30 a.m. MMA PAC Golf Tournament – Registration and breakfast

9:00: MMA PAC Golf Tournament

5:00 p.m. – 6:30: Beer, wine, & hors d’oeuvres

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

7:30 a.m. – 8:30: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 8:40: Welcome and Introductions

John McKay – MMA President & CEO

8:40 9:30: Keynote Address

Brian Holtzclaw – Section Chief of Environmental Justice & Children’s Health Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region IV

Carol Kemker – Director of Enforcement & Compliance EPA Region IV

9:30 10:15: Solid & Hazardous Waste Regulations Changes

Brad Justice – Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)

10:15 10:45: Break

10:45 11:30: Generational Workforce

Jimmy Richardson, Richardson Consulting

11:30 12:45 p.m.: Lunch Speaker

Congressman Michael Guest

12:45 1:30: MDEQ Update

MDEQ Staff

1:30 – 2:30: Confined Space Emergences: Requirements for Safe Entry and Rescue

Jaron Waller – EnSafe

2:30 3:00: Break

3:00 – 3:45: Are You a Good Neighbor? What Industry Needs to Know

Melissa Fortenberry – MDEQ

Sean Alteri – Nucor Steel

3:45 – 4:30: Due Diligence: What’s New and Here’s What to Do

Moderator:

Laura Heusel – Butler Snow

Gary Rikard-  Butler Snow

Trey Hess – PPM Consultants

4:30 – 5:00: Mississippi State Industrial Health and Safety

Stan Williams – Mississippi State Industrial Health and Safety

5:00 6:30: Reception and Corn Hole Tournament

7:00: Saints vs. Cardinals Thursday Night Football Watch Party on Missy-Sippy Rooftop Sponsored by FC&E Engineering and E3 Environmental (wear name badge for admission)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

7:30 a.m. – 8:30: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 9:35: OSHA Update

Christian Arroyo-Torres – OSHA

9:30 9:45: Break

9:45 10:45: Water News You Can Use: 404, 401, and All Thing WOTUS

Moderator: John Milner – Brunini

Laura Heusel – Butler Snow

Ken Ruckstuhl – Environmental Management Services, Inc.

Florance Bass, – MDEQ

10:45 – 11:30: Medical Marijuana: How Will Mississippi’s Program Work & How it Will Impact Business

Waverly Hawkins – Watkins & Eager

Lisa Tribble – Georgia-Pacific

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.: Lunch and Door Prizes