2018 Spring Technical Workshop and Forum
April 11-13, 2018
Omni Grove Park Inn
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Special Spring Meeting Feature
“EPA One Year Later”
with special guests
Trey Glenn, EPA Region 4 Administrator
Trey Glenn leads the EPA’s environmental protection efforts in the eight southeastern states, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as six federally-recognized tribes.
Serving 63 million people who live and work in the largest EPA region, Mr. Glenn champions protection of our ecosystems and natural resources, encourages partnerships with our states and helps EPA achieve its mission.
Kenneth E. Wagner, EPA
Kenneth Wagner is the Senior Advisor to the Administrator for Regional and State Affairs as well as Director of the Office of Regional Operations within EPA’s Office of the Administrator where he serves as the Administrator’s coordinator with all 10 U.S. EPA Regional Administrators. Additionally, he is the Administrator’s direct ambassador of cooperative federalism with all 50 states as well as tribal governments.
Mr. Wagner was appointed and currently serves at the Administrator’s Designee on the Gulf Coast Economic Restoration Council, also known as the RESTORE Council. In January of 2018,EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was appointed Chairman of the RESTORE Council and is responsible for implementing the RESTORE Act and administering billions of dollars of settlement funds that were paid by BP as a result of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill. Mr. Wagner is also closely involved in the Office of Research & Development’s relationship with the states, the working group to tackle the waste discharges entering the U.S. from our border neighbors in Mexico, and assisting the Administrator in his goal of returning the Agency to its core mission: improving land cleanups, water quality and infrastructure and bringing the country back into air attainment.
Mr. Wagner joins the Agency from the private sector where he practiced law and held private business interests for nearly 25 years. He was a founding member and managing partner of a successful mid-sized law firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he practiced and managed a diverse practice that included commercial, energy and environmental matters. In addition to running a successful law firm, he was involved in various successful business and commercial ventures, including being a minority partner in Oklahoma’s Triple-A baseball team based in Oklahoma City from 2003 to 2010.
He received his degrees from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Other Spring Meeting Highlights
Air Quality Modeling 101: Chapter 1 (NEW SPECIAL TECHNICAL SESSION ON WEDNESDAY MORNING — SPACE IS LIMITED!)
Greenhouse Gases 101: The Science Behind It All
Permitting Modifications and Renewals: A Practical Guide
A New Scorecard – Air Quality Standards and Sustainability Goals
Compliance Certifications & Pitfalls
The Latest in Environmental Law