Previous Events

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05/08/19. Tina Wu with Washoe County RTC

02/13/19. Jenny Arnold with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

11/14/18. Christi Cakiroglu with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

09/28/18. Eat, Drink, Connect with A&WMA

08/08/18. Waste Management Recycling Talk - Kendra Kostelecky

06/13/18. Patagonia's Reno Service Center Tour - Megan Sells

05/09/18. Scholarship Award Recipient Talk - Jayne Boehmler

04/11/18. Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Tour - Michael Drinkwater

02/14/18. Washoe County: EPA's Newest Ozone Advance Participant - Daniel Inouye

9/27/17. A&WMA Eastern Sierra Chapter Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner 

7/10/17. SWITCH Facility Tour 

5/24/17.  VOC Emissions from Marijuana Cultivation and Processing - Michael Wolf 

4/12/17.  Environmental Remediation: Unintended Consequences of Drilling on High Profile Projects and the Drilling Techniques that were Used - Brian Redlinger

9/20/16.  An Anecdotal Perspective of the Early Smog Years in the Los Angeles Basin - Mel Zeldin

7/19/16.  Reno Tahoe Clean Cities Coalition - Tabitha Aspling

6/16/16.  University of Nevada, Reno's Hazardous Waste Facility Tour - Chad Stephens and Marty Schwender

5/25/2016.  "A&WMA Scholarship Recipient Presentations" -Ashley Pierce, Sandra Marcela Loria-Salazar and Qian Zhao, all PhD Candidates at the University of Nevada, Reno. 

3/28/2016.  "Nevada Rural Ozone Initiative.  Why every citizen of Nevada should be concerned about ozone" - Mae Sexauer Gustin, Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

10/27/2015.  Webinar: Ozone 101, "Understanding the sources, formation, and health and ecosystem effects"

10/13/2015. "Lunch and Tour of Frank A. Tracy Generating Station"

9/15/2015. "Sustainability and Education: Renewable Energy, Recycling, Energy Efficiency and Transportation" - Jason Geddes, Ph.D. Washoe County School District

8/13/2015. Webinar - "Regulation of Condensable PM - The Big Picture"

6/17/2015. "NV Solar Nexus Project" - Mary Cablk, Associate Research Professor, DRI

5/1/2015. " Aftermass" - Daly Costanza, Cuter Commuter LLC, Geneviene Parker, Reno Bike Project and John Sagebiel, Ph.D., UNR

3/11/2015. "Understanding the Recycling Behaviors and Barriers in Washoe County" - Lee Bryant, WCHD

2/03/2015. "Fighting Fire with Fire" - Alex Hoon, Fire Weather Program Manager, NWS Reno, Issac Powning, FMO/PTO, North Lake Tahoe FPD, Tamara Wall, CEFA, DRI and Julie Hunter, Washoe County AQMD.

1/22/2015. "Valley Pools, Snow Cover and PM2.5" - Dr. Mark C. Green, Research Professor, Atmospheric Science, DRI.

11/18/2014. Webinar - "Are You Ready For RICE".

10/22/2014. "Myths and Realities of Electric Cars" John C. Sagebiel, Ph.D, Assistant Director, EH&S (Environmental Program), UNR

09/16/2014. "Biofuels" Kent Hoekman, Ph.D., DRI.

07/24/2014. "Geothermal Law and Permitting in Public Lands" Mark Demuth, Principal Environmental Planner, Western Cultural Resources Management, Inc. (WCRM), Adjunct Professor, NRES Department, UNR

05/06/2014. "Bicycling in the Truckee Meadows", Janet Phillips, Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway, Julie Hunter, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance, and Amy Fitch, School of Community Health Sciences, UNR

02/25/2014. "Hot Energy, Smaller Footprint!", Dean R Parker, Executive Director of Facilities, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno, Nevada

10/24/2013. "Mine Closure: Requirements and Challenges", Bruce Holmgren, PE, Chief, Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation, Division of Environmental Protection, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

09/16/2013. "Greeting to our Community: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Single Stream Recycling", Dr. Jason Geddes, City of Reno, Environmental Services Administrator Chair, Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents.

04/05/2013. “Effects of Black and Organic Carbon and Their Emission Inventory Development”, Judith C. Chow, Sc.D. and John G. Watson, Ph.D., DRI.

11/14/12. “Northern Nevada’s Green Building Program: What Does It Mean to Build Green?”, Jess Traver, P.E., Director, Built Green Nevada.

10/9/12. “Ozone Conditions in Rural Nevada”, Dr. Dan Jaffe, University of Washington.

9/19/12. "Tour of Ormat Steamboat Geothermal Facility”.

7/31/12. “Perspectives on Pollutant Market Trading Programs”, Lenny Hochschild of Evolution Markets, Inc.

6/19/12. “NAAQS, New Regulations, Implementation successes and Expectations”, Regulations Panel: Deborah Jordan, Air Director, USEPA Region 9; Bob Bamford, Chief, Bureau of Air Quality Planning, NDEP; and Kevin Dick, Director, Washoe County Health District AWMD.

5/22/12. “Solar Power at Local High Schools and Curriculum Development and Implementation”, Reid Hamilton of Hamilton Solar and Alex Gamboa of Envirolution.

6/28/11. Tour of ElectraTherm’s heat recovery technology.

4/28/11. The Peppermill’s Geothermal Project.

2/16/11. “Mercury Emissions from Mining Operations”, Mike Elges, Nevada Department of Environmental Protection.

1/26/11. Environmental Permitting of Reno’s Brownfields Project”, Josh Fortmann of Kleinfelder.

8/25/10. “Nevada’s Recycle Program”, Chet Sargent, of Nevada Department of Environmental Protection.

7/20/10. “Anticipated Environmental Issues in the 2011 Session”, NV Assemblyman David Bobzien.

7/1/10. ESC’s Participation in Green Summit at UNR Crowley Center.

4/15/10. Facility tour and presentation of “The Cave”, a high-tech theater that displays air dispersion scenarios and other environmental graphical data. At Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Reno.

3/18/10. “The Challenges Associated with the Changing Face of Natural Resources in Nevada”, Allen Biaggi, Director, State of Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

11/13/09. “Meeting the Climate Change Challenge”, Greg Odegard of Terra-Gen Operating Company.

9/21/09. “Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory for the University of Nevada, Reno”, John C Sagebiel, Ph.D., University of Nevada.