The presentation will offer the perspectives of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), an environmental consultant and the CCDD facility operator. It will provide historical insight into an ever evolving program while discussing strategies to minimize costs when determining where construction fill material can be disposed.
About the speakers:
Josh Quinn is the Vice President of Safety, Environmental Services and Compliance for Southwind Industries, which is affiliated with Bluff City Materials and Reliable Asphalt Corporation. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Elementary Education from Knox College and Master of Business Administration from North Central College. He has worked in various environmental support roles in the aggregate industry since 2001, starting at Material Service Corporation (now Lehigh Hanson) and Vulcan Materials Company before joining Bluff City Materials.
As a founding partner of True North Consultants, Brian Mihelich brings over 18 years of professional experience in public and private industry, government and consulting sector work for True North. He manages public and private sector uncontaminated soil, clean construction demolition debris (CCDD) and environmental due-diligence projects locally and nationally. Prior to starting True North, he worked as an environmental consultant for over seven years and also spent four years working as an industrial hygienist for both the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and private industry. Brian is a board member of the Clean Fill Division for the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP), a board member for the Sustainability Council of the Illinois Road Transportation Builders Association. He is also an active member of several large contractor professional organizations. Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Physical Resource Management from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay with distinction (Summa Cum Laude) and his Master of Science in Environmental Sciences from Indiana University’s prestigious School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He currently maintains his certification as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM).
This is a half day seminar offering 4 (FOUR) PDHs.
Registration opens at 8AM
Continental breakfast will be available from 8-8:30AM
The seminar will run from 8:30-12PM with a 10 minute break.