WVDEP Presenting Environmental Compliance and Permitting Seminars on May 21 and July 23


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 15, 2019) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (WVDEP) ombudsman Dr. Terry Polen is presenting two one-day seminars on Tuesday, May 21 and Tuesday, July 23 to detail compliance and permitting requirements. The seminar in May will be held at Cabela’s in Wheeling, while the July seminar will be at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg.


Sponsored by the West Virginia University Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP), the seminars are routinely held around the state each year and are designed to inform and guide West Virginia businesses and manufacturers to a better understanding of permits that are required by the WVDEP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Upon completion, participants should be able to better understand the permitting process and regulations, including those regarding: Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Groundwater Protection Plans (GPPs), and Spill Pollution Control and Countermeasures (SPCCs) Plans. Cost is $199 per person and lunch will be provided.


Registration for the May event ends on May 15, while the cutoff for the July seminar is July 16.

For more information, contact Jerry Biser at 304-290-8425 or Gerald.Biser@mail.wvu.edu, or Dee Hayes at 304-376-3346 or Deedre.Hayes@mail.wvu.edu. Online registration is available at www.wvmep.com.

For more WVDEP news and information, go to
www.dep.wv.gov. Also, connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter, Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/depwv/, and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.”


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Casey Korbini