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Free Earth Day Outreach Training (Lunch Provided) (RESCHEDULED: New Date TBA)

Dates: April 22, 2020

Meets: W from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: UT Arlington CEWF-E200G

Fee: $0.00


The University of Texas at Arlington's Environmental Training Institute offers compliance assistance training for those managing environmental challenges or implementing environmental regulations in Air, Waste, Water and Management.

Each year, we participate in Earth Day outreach events. Our major, annual event is our free annual Earth Day outreach training event featuring speakers from industry professionals and regulatory to bring current and relevant Environmental Training to both seasoned and entry level environmental professions, as well as our university students.

Check back to this page for updates or register to receive up to date information on the next Earth Day Outreach Training Event.


Event Postponed

In light of current events, we must postpone the upcoming Earth Day event schedule for (date). A new date will be determined when it becomes apparent that moderate to large social gatherings no longer pose an issue. We sincerely hope that you will be attend once the event has been rescheduled. We will keep you updated as events unfold.

Event Details

This year we will have speakers from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) present on Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures, and Pollution Prevention.

Lunch has been sponsored by:

Mitsubishi  Heavy Industries Compressor International

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures - Chris Perry

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

8 AM - Noon

Chris Perry is an Environmental Protection Specialist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6 Oil Program in Dallas, TX. As an Oil Inspector, his primary responsibilities include the inspection of facilities that utilize above ground storage tanks to produce and/or store oil products. This inspection process includes the review of all administrative documents for the facility along with an inspection of the required oil production/storage equipment and all spill prevention/response equipment maintained by the facility.

Pollution Prevention - Calen Roome and Michael Bish

Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

1 PM - 3 PM

Calen Roome is the Pollution Prevention Work Leader in the Public Education Section.
Prior to his current position, Calen was TCEQ's Program Coordinator for the Waste Reduction Policy Act. He also worked as a Drinking Water Specialist in the TCEQ Water Supply Division and for the University of Texas-Arlington where he supported the TCEQ Water Supply Division. Calen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Michael Bish is the Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Program Coordinator and the K-12 Education Coordinator. Prior to joining TCEQ, Michael served as a tank crewman in the United States Army for five years and attended Texas A&M University where he graduated with a B.S. in Urban and Regional Planning.

Fee: $0.00

UT Arlington CEWF-E200G

The University of Texas at Arlington
Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWF)
140 W. Mitchell Street
Arlington, Texas 76019
Phone: 866-906-9190

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