Tuesday October 20, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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The Rhode Island Foundation 
1 Union Station
Providence, RI 02903

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Rick Carlone, Secretary 

RISEP and EBC Luncheon - RIPDES Permitting Update 


Please join us on October 20th at the Rhode Island Foundation for a joint RISEP and EBC luncheon.  The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) will discuss recent changes to the Department's Rhode Island Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (RIPDES) stormwater permitting program, including:

  • Land development at Brownfields Sites;

  • Clear, Consistent, & Predictable Rules - Unifying State and Local Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Standards for Better Outcomes; and

  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Performance Criteria

Presenters from RIDEM will include:

  • Alisa Richardson, P.E., Supervisor-Alisa has worked at RIDEM for 23 years and USGS for 3 years. She is the supervisor of the newly consolidated construction stormwater engineering review team.

  • Eric Beck, PE, Supervisor-Eric has been supervising the State's RIPDES Program for the past fifteen years.  He has been responsible for development and implementation of the RIPDES General Permit for Construction Stormwater, the Multi-Sector General Permit for Industrial Stormwater and the Small MS4 general permit.

  • Brian Lafaille, P.E., Senior Sanitary Engineer-Brian has worked at the RIDEM for 12 years and 3 years for Envirogen, Inc. in the private sector.  Recently Brian led the effort to revise the 2013 RIPDES Construction General Permit.

Free parking will be provided at the Union Station garage, located at 5 Memorial Blvd.  Space is limited for this event.  

We welcome sponsorships at Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels.  You may purchase a sponsorship while registering or contact Secretary Rick Carlone (401-427-2776) for further information.  


Please consider sponsoring this event when you register. 

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Registration Deadline: October 16, 2015