2017 Annual Fundraiser Dinner – September 14 at 6:30pm

Posted on

The Great Basin Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association is excited to extend an invitation for this year’s A&WMA Great Basin Chapter’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Scott Collingwood, Director of Environmental Monitoring, Research Assistant Professor and Investigator in the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. He will be presenting on “Understanding the role of environmental exposure and health outcomes – NCS, UCP & ECHO”. Who: A&WMA members and friends […]

Webinar on the Trump Administration and GHG Policy and Regulation – August 23rd at 11:00am

Posted on

The Great Basin Chapter will be hosting a recording of  the webinar “The Trump Administration and Greenhouse Gas Policy and Regulation” jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association and the Air & Waste Management Association. The webinar will examine the latest developments coming from the Administration regarding executive orders, rulemakings, Congressional Review Act repeals, policy, and litigation regarding greenhouse gas policy and regulation.   Who: All A&WMA members, family, friends, colleagues, and students Where: Utah Department of […]

Presentation on Utah’s PM2.5 Serious Nonattainment Designation – May 24th at noon

Posted on

A Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) representative, Marty Gray, will provide an update on the development of the PM2.5 Serious Nonattainment State Implementation Plan (SIP) and other impacts to the Wasatch Front. The presentation will focus on implementation dates, the application of best available control technologies and most stringent measures, and area source rules and other impacts to minor sources. The UDAQ is tailoring this presentation to answer specific questions or address topics important […]

Upcoming Conference – Air Quality: Science for Solutions

Posted on

Air Quality: Science for Solutions is holding a one-day conference emphasizing scientific progress in the understanding of Utah’s complicated and unique air quality issues. When: March 30, 2017 Where: Downtown Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City Time: Scientific Conference – 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM  |  Panel Discussion – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM This is the first of an annual conference series organized by the University of Utah, […]

Great Basin Chapter Volunteer Opportunity: Be a Judge at an Upcoming Science Fair!

Posted on

It’s the time of year to show your support for future scientists and engineers (a.k.a science fair time)! The Great Basin Chapter is sponsoring awards at the upcoming science fairs across Utah. We invite you to be a judge at a science fair near you and select an outstanding project that represents A&WMA’s mission. Below is a list of the upcoming science fairs: Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (Rice Eccles Stadium): March 21 through March 23, 2017 Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair (BYU Conference […]

2016 – 2017 Great Basin Chapter Scholarship Applications

Posted on

The Great Basin Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is pleased to announce the 2016 – 2017 Scholarship Award Program to recognize outstanding students pursuing a career in air quality, waste management, environmental management/law, or sustainability.   Each selected student will be awarded a scholarship of up to $1,000 and one free student A&WMA memberships for 1 year.   To apply, please download the scholarship application package for additional information and instructions […]

Trans Jordan Landfill Tour – October 12th at noon

Posted on

Information Join us for a tour of the Trans Jordan Landfill at 10473 South Bacchus Highway in South Jordan on October 12, 2016 at noon until 1:30.   A light lunch will be provided, so please send your RSVP to Jenny at Jenny.Esker@riotinto.com before October 11, 2016.  There is no cost associated with this tour.   Background Information Since 1956, the Trans‐Jordan Landfill has served the solid waste needs of the communities of the southern half […]

Annual Dinner – September 15 at 6:30

Posted on

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Kerry Kelly, Assistant Professor in the University of Utah Chemical Engineering Department and Vice Chair of the Utah Air Quality Board.   She will discuss her research as well as highlighting other Air Quality research and policy actions. Cottonwood Country Club located at 1780 East Lakewood Drive in  Holladay Members (and up to one guest) – $35 per person, Non-members – $45 per person, Students – $15 per person Please RSVP by […]

Utah and Ozone: A Summary of Impacts as a Result of the New Ozone NAAQS

Posted on Leave a comment

Utah Division of Air Quality representatives, Patrick Barickman and Jay Baker, summarize impacts to Utah and the Intermountain West as a result of the new, lower Ozone NAAQS. The presentation will include unique difficulties posed to the Intermountain West by the lower ozone standard, current monitoring data from areas of concern within Utah, an overview of implementation timelines, and the potential State Implementation Plan process. Who All A&WMA members, friends, colleagues, and students Where Utah […]