Call for Nominations | A&WMA Ontario Section Board of Directors

It is that time of year where we are calling for member nominations to participate on the 2019 Ontario Section Board of Directors! We have a great team on the Board working hard to grow our membership.  We have a lot of plans for more conferences, workshops, breakfasts and newsletters in 2019 and beyond. We are looking for energetic individuals eager to advance the mandate of the A&WMA and make 2019 an exceptional year for all members!  The position consists of volunteering 2 or 3 hours a month and it is a great opportunity for you to give back to your Environmental Profession, with passion.

 A number of Board positions are now up for election, plus informal Committee work.

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Agenda now available for the Niagara Frontier Section Annual Enrichment Seminar

This full day seminar will feature a series of presentations and discussions with a focus on today’s leading edge topics in the environmental industry. PDH and CLE credits will be available. All proceeds from the seminar go towards environmental scholarships for our future professionals. We thank you for your support and look forward to your attendance.

Click HERE for more information.

Newsflash - New regulation to help reduce sulphur dioxide emissions from Ontario petroleum facilities

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing a new regulation to ensure technological changes to reduce sulphur dioxide emissions from Ontario petroleum facilities are made in a timely manner. The regulation pertains to how flaring events are managed and strengthen accountability through reporting, monitoring and environmental penalties.

The proposal details and supporting materials are available at:  https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-4126

The comment period is open until December 15, 2018.

Upcoming A&WMA Webinar November 8, 2018: Trends in On-Road Transportation Energy and Emissions

A&WMA Webinar
Trends in On-Road Transportation Energy and Emissions
Follow-up to the 2018 Critical Review
Thursday, November 8, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET
Members: $99, Non-members: $149

For more information or to register:

https://www.awma.org/content.asp?admin=Y&contentid=453

In the 48th Annual Critical Review presented at the Hartford Annual Conference and Exhibit, Dr. H. Christopher Frey covered the major advances in engine design, control technologies, and fuels that have made it possible to reduce emissions and fuel use despite sustained growth in miles travelled. A distinguished panel provided viewpoints ranging from health, industry, monitoring, and the environment.

This webinar will review and expand upon this important topic and provide updates from Dr. Frey and four expert panelists. Learn from this diverse group as they further review and explore vehicle energy usage and emissions that affect us all. 

 Presenters: 

  •  Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University

  • Dr. Alberto Ayala, Deputy Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board

  • Susan Collet, Executive Engineer, Toyota

  • Rashid Shaikh, Director of Science, Health Effects Institute

  • Eric Stevenson, Director of Meteorology and Measurement, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

 Moderator: Sam Altshuler, Principal, Sam L. Altshuler Consulting