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April 23, 2015 Meeting

Topic: StormTank Module and StormTank Pack – A new and innovative subsurface storm water storage system.

Presenter: Mr. Dylan Faircloth

Mr. Faircloth is a regional sales manager for Brentwood Industries, headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. Mr. Faircloth is a Georgia native and graduate of Davidson College. He has spent the last 30 years of his professional career in the commercial real estate and construction industries, and currently resides in York, Pennsylvania. He is responsible for his company’s storm water products sales in Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas.

March 19, 2015 Meeting

Topic: Coal Ash Leachability: Technical and Policy Considerations

Presenter:  Dr. John Daniels, P.E., Chair, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Daniels currently serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNC Charlotte. He also chairs the National Ash Management Advisory Board for Duke Energy.  While at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Daniels has led numerical, laboratory, and field-based projects for utilities and consultants, as well as state, national, and foreign agencies. Much of this work has focused on physical and chemical controls on soils and industrial byproducts, with a focus on coal fly ash. His laboratory participated in the validation testing as part of the approval process for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 1314, one of the latest methodologies for evaluating the leaching potential of coal fly ash. His work with organo-silanes to render soil and ash hydrophobic has been recognized as a potential method for reducing infiltration and leachability, as cited in the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule on Coal Combustion Residuals.

Spring Stream Clean-Up

Thanks to everyone who made our Spring Clean-Up a success!

About 20 volunteers woke up bright and early to help keep our portion of Little Sugar Creek clean and beautiful.

Stay tuned for information about our next stream clean-up, which should be sometime in September or October.

Electronic Payment Option for Southern Branch Meetings

The Southern Branch has a new option for meeting payments.  You can now also pay electronically for meetings through PayPal! The following information will explain to you the process of using PayPal to make an electronic payment for our upcoming meeting:

Please select either the member or non-member registration price by clicking on one of the two links below. The link will direct you to a payment page, at which time please select the number of registrations you would like to pay for (if you are registering more than one person). Then, either log in with your PayPal account to check out, or click on the “Don’t have a PayPal account” tab to open a credit card payment window. Once your payment information is entered, on the next screen please indicate that you would like to include specific instructions for your purchase and include the names of the people you are registering. This will ensure that we have an attendance list of everyone planning to attend.

For member registration, click here.

For non-member registration, click here.

Refunds will not be available to anyone that does not attend the meeting and does not request a refund at least 24 hours before the meeting date. Please contact Robert Price with any questions regarding paying for your registration via PayPal.