Delaware Valley Chapter Calendar of Events
November 12, 2013 - DVC Career Night in the City
DVC A&WMA and the Society of Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP) hosted a dinner conversation with environmental, health, and safety professionals with conversations from professionals around future jobs in the environmental field.

October 10, 2013 - DVC First Annual Golf Outing
DVC A&WMA hosted a golf outing at the Lederach golf club in Harleysville, PA to benefit our scholarship fund.  Nearly 30 golfers from local businesses fought the wind and rain to raise over $1,000 for local environmental scholarships.  Congratulations goes out to our winning team from Babcock & Wilcox, our closest to the pin winner, Eric Swisher, from All4, Inc., and our longest drive winners Nick Leone, from All4, Inc., and Jessica Annas from Meridian Bank.  All winners took home $50 gift certificates to Golf Smith.  Look for announcements on next year's outing and a newsletter highlighting pictures from this year's event!  We promise better weather next year!!  (It really can't get much worse).

April 25, 2013 - A&WMA Scholarship Networking Dinner
DVC A&WMA hosted a dinner to award scholarships to local undergraduate students pursuing environmental studies.  Awards were also presented for graduate research by the APERG Program..  Our keynote speaker this year was Jennifer Tullier, the chair of the Young Professionals Advisory Council.  Jennifer provided valuable information on resources and opportunities available to young professionals in the A&WMA.

March 19, 2013- Pennsylvania Specific New Source Review Update.
DVC AWMA hosted a breakfast meeting to discuss current New Source Review (NSR) issues with a particular focus on Pennsylvania Implementation.   

January 24, 2013 - Breakfast Meeting:  Using Social Media and Social Networking Breakfast
DVC AWMA hosted an even where Sarah Freymoyer, co-owner of Suburban Social Media, discussed the use of new social networking tools to promote your company and yourself individually in an ever changing digital world. 

January 18, 2013 - Pennsylvania Regulatory Update Featuring Mr. Cosmo Servidio (Southeast Regional Director).  PADEP's Southeast Regional Director, Mr. Cosmo Servidio, presented an overview of the Region. In addition to the overview given by the Regional Director, specific program regulatory updates were given by Mr. Jim Rebarchak (Air Quality) and Mr. Jim Wentzel (Waste Management).

November 15, 2012 - New Engine Regulations Breakfast Meeting
DVC-AWMA hosted a breakfast meeting to learn the details of the new engine regulations.  Speakers included:  Mr. Brian Kromer, Ms. Carol McCabe, and  Mr. Colin McGroarty.

November 27, 2012 - Career Dinner
AWMA hosted a dinner conversation with seasoned professionals in the environmental, health and safety related fields.  Donner was held at the Elephant & Castle Sonesta Hotel. 

October 18, 2012 Oktoberfest Netowrking Event
Environmental Professionals from the Air & Waste Management Association gathered for some networking while enjoying some food and drinks! 

April 16, 2012 - A&WMA Awards Dinner
Each year, members of the Delaware Valley Chapter (DVC) and Mid-Atlantic States Section (MASS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) gather to recognize the achievements of local students and researchers.  During this annual awards dinner, students were awarded scholarships for continuing their undergraduate and graduate education and research.  These awards included:
Up to $5,000 in scholarships from the DVC A&WMA
Two $25,000 scholarships from the Air Pollution Educational and Research Grant
Additionally, this year's program included a panel discussion with members of the industrial, regulatory, consulting, and academic sectors on the new and exciting developments in their field. 

March 13, 2012 - CEMS and Utility MACT Breakfast
A&WMA's Delaware Valley Chapter hosted a breakfast meeting on continuous emission monitors (CEMS).  During this event, Mr. Joel Millard, an environmental regulatory specialist from KVB-Enterec Products, provided information on CEMS and their integration with the Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards and the Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS).

December 9, 2011 - Regulatory Update Conference
The Chapter hosted a regulatory update conference with leading state and federal policy makersat the Cusano Environmental Education Center at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum, PA. 

Speakers included:
-  William O’Sullivan, NJDEP Air Quality (PDF File; 1,149 KB)
-  Sachin Sankar, PADEP Air Quality (PDF File; 104 KB)
-  Steve Socash/Jason Dunham, PADEP Waste  (PDF File; 574 KB)
-  Ali Mirzakhalili, DNREC Air Quality (PDF File; 614 KB)
-  Marjorie Crofts, DNREC Waste (PDF File;  3,112 KB)
-  Diana Esher, EPA Region 3 Air Quality  (PDF File; 780 KB)

November 14, 2011 - Career Night in the City
We hosted a career night and dinner conversation with professionals in the environmental, health and safety related fields at Tir Na Nog Irish Restaurant and Pub in Center City Philadelphia.  The professionals discussed how they arrived at their current positions, what the job outlook looks like, and what opportunities are available for students and people looking for a job in these fields.  We also gave information on our annual scholarship program and information on our free first year student membership opportunity.

November 2, 2011 - Networking Social
The chapter held a networking social gathering at the Rock Bottom Brewery and Restaurant in King of Prussia, PA. 

Spring 2011 - Regulatory Update Conference
This was a full-day regulatory update conference that was held in the southeastern Pennsylvania area in spring 2011.  Representatives from the Air Quality and Waste Management groups of US EPA Region 3, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control presented at this event.

April 21, 2011 - Chapter Annual Scholarship Dinner
The Delaware Valley Chapter (DVC) and the Mid-Atlantic States Section once again presented their annual scholarships! The Section's scholarships from the Air Pollution Educational and Research Grant (APERG) program were awarded to doctoral students for amounts up to $25,000. Each year, the DVC's scholarships are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students in environmental programs.
Also part of the evening, student teams participated in the Environmental Challenge (EC). The EC is a student team challenge that gives teams the opportunity to develop solutions to a mock environmental problem and have the experience of presenting their solution to a panel of environmental professionals. As with the real world, problems are complex and situations are ever changing.

April 5, 2011 - Alternatives for VOC Control

Doug Boyd of Praxair, Inc., discussed alternatives for VOC control.  Mr. Boyd compared and contrasted cryogenic condensation, a commercially proven technique, with other known solutions, including thermal oxidation, adsorption, or scrubber systems.

March 24, 2011 - Double Feature Breakfast Meeting
Advanced GeoServices and Trinity Consultants teamed up for a special double feature DVC-A&WMA breakfast meeting.  Advanced GeoServices prepared a presentation on unique recycling and reuse opportunities by taking advantage of the energy potential from the organic matter contained in many waste streams. Trinity Consultants presented a brief overview of the requirements for the newly finalized version of the GHG Mandatory Reporting Rule for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems (Subpart W).

This page was last updated: September 4, 2014

The DVC AWMA has two exciting events planned for the near future.  Click below to learn about and register for:

- Air Regulatory Update - Implications for Permitting and Compliance

- Scholarship Golf Outing at Broad Run Golfer's Club

Air Regulatory Update – Implications for Permitting and Compliance

The Delaware Valley Chapter of Air and Waste Management (DVC-AWMA) will host a breakfast meeting to discuss emerging air issues in Pennsylvania and neighboring states, along with recent federal court decisions which have changed the permitting and compliance landscape for stationary sources. Many states including Pennsylvania have proposed new regulations to control nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from combustion sources. Additionally, there are numerous changes relating to national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) and recent court decisions, which have presented new challenges to permitting major modifications and new sources. This presentation will discuss the overall regulatory landscape and discuss broader approaches for planning for and complying with these regulations.

Topics will include, but are not limited to: 
Recent court decision on greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting;
Proposed NOx and VOC Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) regulations and implications for combustion sources; and
NAAQS and State Implementation Plans (SIPs) for sulfur dioxide (SO2),                 PM2.5, and ozone - changing standards and designations, and implications           to permitting of new and existing sources.

Please join us and find out how this regulation affects may affect your facility sources!

Location: ERM Philadelphia Office
   75 Valley Stream Parkway, Suite 200
   Malvern, PA 19355

Date: September 23, 2014

Time: 8:00-10:00 AM

Speakers will include: Carol McCabe, Anand Yegnan, Tom Wickstrom.  If you have any further questions please contact Jennifer Flannery at

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DVC Scholarship Golf Outing at Broad Run Golfer's Club

Join local environmental professionals for a day of networking and golf at Broad Run Golfer's Club in West Chester, PA.  The DVC has created this event expressly to benefit the DVC A&WMA's Scholarship Fund for students pursuing an education in the environmental field.  Each year, the DVC A&WMA awards up to $5,000 in scholarships to local students to help encourage development of our future professionals.

Not able to attend but interested in helping?  Additional sponsorship opportunities are available and tee gifts are welcomed.  For more information, please email

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