West Virginia DEP Leading Environmental Compliance and Permitting Workshop Feb. 10


SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is leading a day-long seminar on Feb. 10 to detail compliance and permitting requirements.

The seminar at the Advanced Technology Center in South Charleston is designed to inform and guide participants to a better understanding of permits that are required by the DEP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Upon completion of the seminar, 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 $239 per person and lunch will be provided.

Leading the workshop is Dr. Terry Polen, the DEP’s ombudsman. In addition to topics such as Aboveground Storage Tank registration requirements, topics discussed will include air quality, hazardous and solid waste, used oil, and other environmental regulatory programs.

Registration for this event ends Feb. 8. For more information or to register, email Michelle Kyker with the West Virginia University Manufacturing Extension Partnership at Michelle.Kyker@mail.wvu.edu.
Registration is also available online at www.wvmep.com.

A flyer for the event can be seen here.

For more DEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.


Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335