Environmental Conference Presentations
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Welcome and Introductions
Jimmy Mardis, Group EHS Director, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Impact of U.S. Ethanol Fuel Policy on Feed and Food Prices
Panel: Environmental Compliance – Case Studies on Avoiding Problems
Moderator: Willis Sneed, Senior Professional Associate, HDR Engineering, Inc.
Speakers: Jimmy Mardis, Group EHS Director, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Panel: Indirect Discharge Problems – Case Studies
Moderator: Jennifer Nelson, Director of Environmental Affairs, Seaboard Farms, Inc.
Steve Patrick, Group EHS Director, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Edward Copeland, Arcadis
Panel: Negotiating with POTWs and other Regulators
Moderator: Erin Black, Director - Environmental, Safety and Security, Sara Lee Food and Beverage
Becky Thomas, Monett Complex Environmental Manager, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Speaker: Brian Klippenstein, Legislative Aide to Senator Bond (R-MO)
Introduction: Mike Richtig, Environmental Manager, Cargill Meat Solutions
Overview of New Regulations: Ozone, PM2.5, DHS Chemical Security, CERCLA air emissions reporting exemption, Total N/P lawsuit NRDC
Introduction: Jennifer Nelson, Director of Environmental Affairs, Seaboard Farms, Inc.
Speakers: Mark Anstoetter, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
Thomas Grever, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
EPA’s New CAFO Clean Water Act NPDES Regulation: Overview & Timetable
Speaker: Allison Wiedeman, EPA Region 7, Assistant Regional Administrator for Agriculture Policy
Panel: Emerging Water Quality Issues to Watch
Moderator: Michael Richtig, Environmental Manager, Cargill Meat Solutions
Friday, June 6, 2008
Innovation in Water Re-Use
Innovation in Energy Conservation
Panel: Waste-to-Energy Innovations – Case Studies
Moderator: Ann Tennier, Vice President Environmental Affairs, Maple Leaf Foods International
Speakers: Gary Louis, Ph.D., Vice President, Integrated Business Strategies, Seaboard Foods
Panel: Emerging Technologies & Innovative Ways to Do Things
Moderator: Paul Gomes, Regulatory Compliance Engineer, Indiana Packers Corporation
Moderator: Bill Gill, Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Moderator: Greg Appleton VP, Safety and Environment, Sara Lee Food and Beverage
Speakers: Paul Rutledge, EHSS Director, Johnsonville Sausage & AMI Sustainability Committee
Richard J. Pastor, QEP, Vice President, Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Group