Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM CDT
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Union League Club 
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

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Robin Pelsis 
A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section 

Environmental Breakfast Series

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

An Overview of the Cook County Liquid Hazardous Waste Ordinance

With Special Guest Speakers:   

Gene Ryan,

Cook County Department of

Homeland Security and Emergency Management


Kevin Schnoes,

Cook County Department of Environmental Control

The A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section and the Union League Club Environmental Committee are pleased to invite you to join us to hear Dr. Raul Valdivia speak at the October 24th Environmental Breakfast providing an Overview of the Cook County Liquid Hazardous Waste Ordinance

Reporting of hazardous materials by businesses that use them is required by the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act; however, non-reporting by businesses often occurs due to lack of knowledge of the Act or its requirements.  In 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Liquid Hazardous Waste Ordinance to increase the collection of information on hazardous materials stored and used in suburban Cook County.  The information is critical to help protect the public and allow first responders to respond appropriately to hazardous material- related emergencies.  The County, through its Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, already works closely with 134 municipalities in Cook County to reduce the impacts of critical incidents on the lives, property and economy of those that live in, work in and visit the county, and the information gathered through the ordinance can be shared with those municipalities to protect the public and first responders by evaluating risks, enhancing or developing mitigation activities, and responding appropriately to hazardous materials emergencies.

 COST:  The cost to attend for non-Union League Club members is $40 per person which includes breakfast and any presentation handouts.  Students are invited to join us at a special price of $20 per person.

RSVP:  Due to limited seating and our arrangement with the Union League Club, advance registration is required to guarantee availability. Reservations and payment can be made by clicking the reservation button below.  Reservations may be cancelled for a full refund only if we are notified 48 hours in advance of the event. Union League Club members should contact ULC to make their reservations.

CREDIT:  Attendees are eligible to receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Professional Development Hours (PDH) credit.

A limited number of scholarships are available for anyone who requires CLE credit to maintain professional registration such as attorneys, professional engineers and professional geologists and who could not otherwise afford to attend this conference. Contact Robin Pelsis at (847) 202-0418 or robin.pelsis@lmawma.org for more details.