WVU Industrial Extension Events

To learn more about upcoming WVU Industrial Extension and WVMEP events, open enrollment classes, and workshops, you can browse our e-store, or review the current events below.

Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water, & Waste in the State of West Virginia


December 7, 2017 | Bridgeport, WV

Justice Federal Credit Union
180 White Oaks Blvd. Bridgeport, WV 25701

9:00am – 3:30pm


Registration Deadline:
December 4, 2017

Michelle Kyker
[email protected]

What DEP regulations and permits are required for your organization?
Would your company be ready if the DEP showed up at your facility?
Do the new Above Ground Storage Tank rules apply to your facility?
What is required in a Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Ground Water Protection Plans?

About the Seminar:
This one day course is designed to inform and guide participants to a better understanding of the required permits by the WVDEP and EPA for West Virginia businesses and manufacturers in air, water, and waste.

Upon completion of this class you should have a clear understanding of the appropriate regulations applicable to your facility, understand the permit process, develop and implement a compliant SWPPP/GPP, SPCC plan, and/or a Spill Prevention Response Plans, (SPRP), in your facility.

If your facility already has a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan/Ground Water Protection Plan, or Spill Pollution Control and Countermeasures plan participants will have a clear understanding of the requirements and possible violations when plans are not properly maintained.

About the Presenter:
Dr. Terry L. Polen
This 6 hour seminar is being conducted in coordination with WVU-Industrial Extension and the WVDEP with Dr. Terry L. Polen, DM, PE, QEP, Ombudsman from the WVDEP.  Some of the topics Dr. Polen will cover :

– Required Permits
-Spill Pollution Control and Countermeasures (SPCC)
-Regulations for Used Oil
-Hazardous and Solid Waste
-Oil & Gas Permitting
-Toxic Release Inventories
-Developing Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) & Groundwater Protection Plans (GPP)
-Above Ground Storage Tanks (AST) rules

West Virginia Manufacturers Association Winter Convention

December 7 – 9, 2017 | The Greenbrier, White Sulfur Springs, WV

300 W Main St.
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

$275 member
$350 non-member
$199 spouse/guest

Registration Deadline:
October 22, 2017

Rebecca McPhail
[email protected]

About the Convention:
Join WV Manufacturers Association members for an informative update session, networking opportunities, and the holiday splendor of the beautiful Greenbrier Resort. The Winter Convention offers a diverse agenda including an over view of West Virginia’s competitive place in the global economy, a deeper dive into the WVMA’s 2018 Legislative agenda, focus on important workplace issues such as millennial integration and effective communication, and corporate responsibility. This program offers something for everyone and we urge you to include the appropriate individuals from your shop. Our goal is to have 150 attendees this year as we continue to develop this event as a marquee function for the WVMA.  The agenda includes:

Thursday:  WVMA Board Meeting/Dinner

Friday: Education Sessions – Critical Issues for Manufacturing, Creating a Competitive Manufacturing Investment in WV, Productivity Roundtable, Political Mobilization.

Saturday: Business Over Breakfast/WVMA Annual Meeting

NOTE:  Friends of the WVMEP can attend for at the WVMA Member rate by selecting “marketing partner” during the registration process. Must register by October 15 for this discount.

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