Title: Solid and Hazardous Waste and Growth Management Course Copy
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Title: Solid and Hazardous Waste and Growth Management Course Copy
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Abstract: Jake Varn Collection - Solid and Hazardous Waste and Growth Management Course Copy (JDV Box 89)
General Note: Box 19, Folder 8 ( Solid And Hazardous Waste and Growth Management - 1990 ), Item 4
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COURSE COPY


A. REVIEW OF AGENCY RULEMAKING: comprehensive overview of
proposed and recently adopted regulations relating to solid
wastes, hazardous wastes and materials, and storage tanks;
covers ash disposal, degradable materials, composting, used
oil management, storage tanks, biohazardous wastes, sludge
management, groundwater clean-up, petroleum liability
insurance, financial responsibility, full cost accounting
and other rulemaking topics, many of which are covered more
specifically in other breakout courses. Instructors: Larry
Sellers, Red McCormack, Rick Wilkins


B. PERMITTING NEW SANITARY LANDFILLS: regulatory criteria
for new facilities; leachert treatment; monitoring;
synthetic and natural materials; other design criteria;
trash fills; application of groundwater standards; subtitle
D and other federal requirements. Instructors: David Dee,
Harvey Bush, Robert Schneider, Clabe Polk


C. LANDFILL COVER AND CLOSURE: regulatory criteria for
sanitary landfill cover and closure; monitoring; clean-up
and mitigation; cover materials; design considerations;.
current agency practices; compliance strategies; liability.
Instructors: Dennis Stotts, Bob Hauser, Clabe Polk, Sam
Levin


D. INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL: covers permitting;
state and federal regulations; on-site exemptions; update on
technology developments; risk assessments; environmental
audits; strategies for compliance and avoiding liability;
relationship to groundwater discharge and other permitting.
Instructors: Tom Patka, John Garlanger, Mike Oaks, David
Keough


E. MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE ("MSW") COMPOSTING: introduction
to two MSW composting technologies -- one lower volume and
one higher volume; compost uses and review of DER composting
rule and DER perspective on composting in waste reduction
and landfill management; impact on solid waste concurrency
management; review of land use regulations affecting siting
of composting facility. Instructors: Howard Landers, Bram
Canter, Bill Hinkley


F. WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITIES; COGENERATION: emerging
technologies; cost and revenue analysis; facility siting;
respective roles of state, regional and local agencies;
covers ash disposal, dioxin, gas clean-up and other related








environmental issues; issues relating to cogeneration; role
of Public Service Commission in rate-setting and other
related regulatory approvals; case studies; examples, future
trends. Instructors: Bernie Jacobson, Rich Zambo, Robert
Schneider, Daniel Strobridge


G. THE BASICS OF RECYCLING: conceptual approach;
establishing collection centers; economics of recycling;
market identification and development; developing
technologies, quantitative analysis of solid waste; program
start-up; state grant program; respective roles of public
and private sector; effect of local laws on recycling;
emerging trends; practical considerations and examples.
Instructors: Steve Levetan, Sam Harris, Langdon Herndon


H. RECYCLABLE COMMODITIES REVIEW: course designed to
provide insight into various commodity recycling markets;
covers glass, metals, paper, plastics, used oil, tires,
compost, and other materials; taught by government and
industry experts; case studies and examples; emphasis on
market development and emerging trends. Instructors: Ivan
Lawyer, Dave Baker, Rusty Butler, George Elder, Steve
Levetan, Luke Schmidt, Bert Luer


I. RECYCLING CASE STUDIES: recycling "success stories";
what works and what doesn't; private and public sector
approaches; national and Florida examples; cases selected to
provide insight into the practical aspects of recycling.
Instructors: Bert Luer, Sam Harris, Sandy Glatzay, Janie
Gafford


J. PUBLIC RELATIONS OF RECYCLING: practical advise on how
to gain public acceptance of recycling; state, regional and
local public relations efforts; formulating media programs;
designing advertising campaigns; public service
announcements; alternative strategies; purchasing media
coverage; public and private sector examples. Instructors:
Lynda Long, Jerry Schnitzius, Dick Rabon


K. HAZARDOUS WASTE REGULATION/RCRA: description of
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of '84, and '86
amendments; respective roles of the Department of
Environmental Regulation and Environmental Protection
Agency; detailed analysis of the hazardous waste regulatory
program; what wastes are regulated; determining what wastes
are hazardous; regulations for generators, transporters,
treatment, storage and disposal; manifests; reporting,
recordkeeping and permits needed; inspections; state role;









regulatory changes; enforcement. Instructors: Nancy Graham,
Jim Colella, Doug McCurry, Satish Kastury


L. SUPERFUND PROCESS AND PROGRAM: covers DER functions
including site investigation; review of remedial
investigation/feasibility study, siting de-listing;
respective responsibilities of DER and EPA; contractor
selection process; potential liability issues under
superfund; legal and technical response options; includes
review of Superfund Authorization and Reauthorization Act
(SARA). Instructors: Mary Smallwood, Camilla Warren, Kurt
Batsel, John Ruddell



M. BIOHAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT: review of legislation;
status of new regulations; special requirements relating to
biohazardous and infectious wastes; strategies for
management and disposal; handling and transport; review of
applicable state and federal regulations; legal and
financial liability; illustrative case study. Instructors:
Ross McVoy, Vivian Garfein, Bea Hanley, Fran Stanton


N. ASBESTOS: review of legal and regulatory developments
with regard to asbestos; EPA asbestos report; potential for
new legislation; status of state asbestos program; pending
state regulations; examples of facilities impacted; examples
and-case studies. Instructors: Bill Barwick, Bill Harris,
Leon Lobban, Edward Palagyi


O. COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW: review of legislative changes;
planning for hazardous materials management under SARA Title
III; current status of emergency planning; potential
accident scenarios; nature and extent of government and
industry responsibilities; potential liabilities for failure
to comply; ways to minimize liabilities. Instructors:
Charles Perry, Lloyd Stebbins, Rod Westall, Henry Hudson


P. CERCLA RIGHTS AND REMEDIES: potential liability of old
landfills, airports, other waste disposal sites; liability
and course of action where water supply has become
contaimated; governmental immunity issues; limitation on
liability under 1986 SARA amendments; liability resulting
from disposal of household refuse. Instructors: Bill Earl,
Ron Weaver, Doug Wyckoff, Bob White


Q. GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE CONSIDERATIONS: groundwater
quality classifications; state and federal permit criteria
and procedures; monitoring requirements; activities subject







to regulation; application of primary and secondary
standards; current agency practices; emerging trends and
issues. Instructors: Rick Lotspeich, John Garlanger, Chuck
Aller


R. REGULATION OF STORAGE TANKS: overview of legislation;
revisions to DER regulations; regulatory and clean-up
criteria; statutory and administrative deadlines; activities
subject to regulation; superact implementation; emerging
trends and issues. Instructors: Ken Tucker, Tom O'Donnell,
Dave Troutman, Marshall Mott-Smith



S. TRANSACTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITS: liability arising
from the sale, purchase or other exchange of a business or
undeveloped property; emphasis on hazardous waste and
groundwater contamination; purpose, need and basic approach;
selection of consultants; review of pertinent laws and
regulations; recent court decisions and legal precedents.
Instructors: Dick Pettigrew, Tom Missimer, Robert Stephens,
Mark McCrickard


T. ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENTS: emphasis on the
legal liability issues associated with regulatory
compliance, including actions/case histories leading to
civil and criminal penalties; techniques to perform
comprehensive compliance assessments, to design an effective
corrective action, and to implement a program to achieve a
state of continuous compliance; compliance from an
enforcement agency viewpoint, including state and federal
agency procedures in conducting facility inspections and
issuing noncompliance notices. Instructors: Bill Preston,
Terry Schomer, Susan Klinzing


U. ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY RISK ASSESSMENTS (ELRAs):
overview of environmental laws associated with establishing
liability for cleanup of contaminated properties, including
CERCLA, SARA innocent landowner defense, Florida's Pollutant
Spill Prevention and Control Act, and future trends; phased
approach to performance of ELRAs to identify and manage
environmental risks prior to sale of properties, including
an evaluation of environmental impairment liability
.insurance coverage; industry perspective on utility of ELRA
data to assist in negotiating purchase price/agreements and
deciding on whether to buy or lease. Instructors: Tom
DeRose, James E. Gilley, Allen Blake


V. POLLUTION PREVENTION THROUGH WASTE REDUCTION: a new
approach to achieving environmental protection results.








Non-regulatory technical assistance to identify waste
reduction opportunities; incentives to motivate business and
government to choose to implement source reduction and
recycling of all wastes -- hazardous, solid, air toxics,
fresh water, wastewater, energy, financial, and human
resources. Instructors: Ralph DeMeo, Lloyd Stebbins, Janeth
Campbell, Betsy Shaver



GROWTH MANAGEMENT

W. GROWTH MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW: chronological review of
growth management in Florida, including 1985 landmark
legislation and subsequent amendments; respective roles of
state, regional and local government; purpose and intent;
status of implementation; key milestones; review of major
pending issues. Instructors: Larry Keesey, Jim Murley, Bill
Merrill


X. LOCAL COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING AND COMPLIANCE REVIEW:
detailed review of local planning requirements; required and
optional plan elements; timetable for implementation; plan
compliance review and certification process; plan
amendments; implementing land development regulations;
citizen standing and appeal; key legal and administrative
decisions. Instructors: Scott Steady, Georgianne Ratliff,
Steve Logan, Bob Nave


Y. LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS: timetable for
implementation; force and effect of adopted regulations;
consistency requirement; challenge and appeal process;
development orders; development order appeals; relationship
to other applicable environmental regulations. Instructors:
Nikki Clayton, Bill Merrill, Scott Harrington, Dick Kelton


Z. CONCURRENCY AND LEVELS OF SERVICE: legal principle of
concurrency; purpose and intent; levels of service;
establishing and maintaining service levels; timetable for
implementation; respective responsibilities of state and
local government; discussion of practical application;
examples and case studies. Instructors: Bob Apgar, Rick
Hall, Mark Winn, Howard Glassman


AA. CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: review of DCA minimum
criteria relating to concurrency management systems; indepth
analysis of selected representative approaches to
concurrency management; emphasis on practical examples taken
from selected cities and counties. Instructors: Ron Weaver,
Steve Godfrey, Steve Logan, Jake Stowers










BB. COPING WITH CONCURRENCY: strategies and solutions;
application of concurrency management methodologies;
calculating available infrastructure capacity; determining
impact of proposed development; practical examples and case
studies. Instructors: Wade Hopping, David Risinger, Steve
Godfrey, Larry Arrington


CC. VESTED RIGHTS, TAKINGS AND MORATORIA: vested rights
under Chapter 163; DRIs and "commenced" developments;
discussion of concurrency as it applies to takings and
moratoria; legal precedents; examples and case studies.
Instructors: Charles Siemon, Bill Earl, Eileen Mehta


DD. IMPACT FEES AND DEVELOPER EXACTIONS: scope and
limitations of use; legal basis; restrictions; application
as concurrency management tool; current agency practices;
importance relative to other sources of funding; examples
and case studies. Instructors: Cari Roth, Randy Young, Rick
Bernhardt


EE. DEVELOPMENTS OF REGIONAL IMPACT: detailed review of
1989 statutory changes and implementing rules and policies;
procedural requirements; explanation of review criteria and
current agency practices; role of Department of Community
Affairs, regional planning councils and local government;
thresholds; binding letter process; new aggregation
legislation and rules; case studies and examples.
Instructors: Hal Kantor, Tom Beck, Julia Greene


FF. GROWTH MANAGEMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT: environmental
protection aspects of growth management; coastal development
restrictions; water and wastewater management; wetlands
protection; upland habitat protection; recreation and open
space; control of urban sprawl; wellfield and aquifer
recharge protection; relationship to other federal, state
and local environmental permitting programs. Instructors:
Michael Radell, Sandra Augustine, Steve Kelly, Julia Greene


GG. GROWTH MANAGEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION: respective
responsibilities of state and local government; role of
MPO's; impact of concurrency on transportation capacity and
development; establishing service levels; access management;
review of existing practices; access management rules and
legislation; examples and case studies. Instructors:
Jake Varn, Don Crane, Jake Stowers, Pat McCue


HH. WATER AND GROWTH: impact of water availability on
Florida's growth; review of findings of Governor's Water









Resources Commission; water conservation and water resources
development; wellfield protection; protection of aquifer
recharge areas; emerging trends and issues; summary of water
shortage conditions in central and south Florida.
Instructors: Buddy Blain, John Shearer, Tom Missimer, Pete
Hubbell


II. 1990 LEGISLATIVE REVIEW AND EARLY 1991 FORECAST:
regardless of the outcome of Florida's gubernatorial and
other elections, 1991 will be a landmark year for the
Legislature with regard to tax and funding issues; detailed
examination of 1990 growth management and environmental
results from viewpoint of what results mean for 1991; course
emphasis on growth and solid and hazardous waste issues.
Instructors: Fred McCormack, John Shearer, Jim Murley




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