Identifying Environmental Compliance Issues & Solutions Seminar

September 30, 2010

This complimentary seminar focused on identifying environmental compliance issues, common mistakes businesses make and how to avoid violations.


  • What "triggers" an environmental compliance obligation?
  • Is the paperwork really important?
  • What do you mean I have to keep records?
  • You mean I have to keep records up to date?
  • Why do regulators care if I am not sure what is really in my waste?
  • I am careful, so what else do I have to do?
  • Label, what label?
  • It's just a light bulb?
  • What does homeland security have to do with environmental regulations?
  • So, what can I do about this?

We will provide you with some practical reminders and tips on fixing common mistakes made by businesses. We will tell you what kinds of things the inspector is looking for. We will provide some tips on preparing for and handling the inspection.

J. Ronald Sides, Ph.D., Golder Associates Inc.
Gene Schmittgens, Of Counsel, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Shannon Haney, Associate, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Program Handouts

Handout 1 - Hazardous Waste Management - Handbook for Small Quantity Generators

Handout 2 - Dept. of Homeland Security - Appendix to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

Handout 3 - Large Quantity Generator Inspection Checklist

Handout 4 - Getting Involved in the Hazardous Waste Permitting Process

Handout 5 - Small Quantity Generator Inspection Checklist

Handout 6 - Hazardous Waste Program Fact Sheet

Handout 7 - Hazardous Waste Technical Bulletin

Handout 8 - Toxics Release Inventory Program Chemical List