EBC & RISEP Rhode Island Program: Updates from Rhode Island DEM & OER


Date: April 25, 2018


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


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This EBC Rhode Island program will provide updates and insights into Rhode Island’s environmental and energy program developments, budgets and priorities for 2018 and beyond. Featured speakers include the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and the Office of Energy Resources Commissioner Carol Grant.

Issues to be discussed include:

  • Climate Change Preparedness and Resiliency
  • Renewable Energy
  • Stormwater Management
  • Enforcement
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions
  • Coastal Erosion
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Urban Soils
  • Organics Management
  • Power Sector Transformation
  • Dredging and Ports & Harbors
  • Renewable Energy
  • Site Remediation and Brownfields

Final Agenda – EBC RISEP Evening Program – Updates from Rhode Island DEM and OER

Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.0 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.



Program Chair & Moderator:

  • Christian F. Capizzo, Chair – Environmental Law Practice Group; Of Council, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Speaker Agenda:

Update from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

  • Janet Coit, Director, Department of Environmental Management, State of Rhode Island

Update from the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources

  • Carol Grant, Commissioner, Office of Energy Resources, State of Rhode Island

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by Christian Capizzo of Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP.

Attendee List

Fred Bevans VHB Environmental Scientist
Angela Boyd Environmental Strategies and Management Project Manager
David Boyes HDR Senior Project Manager
Karen Bradbury U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Projects Director
Kevin Braga ESS Laboratory Director of Technical Sales
Paul Connors Strategic Environmental Services, Inc, VP Business Development
Eric DeNardo Environmental Strategies & Management, Inc. Civil Engineer
Alex Doubrava Resource Options Senior Job Coordinator
Patrick Dowling Fuss & O’Neill, Inc. Associate| Department Manager
Brendan Ennis CDM Smith Client Service Leader
Julie Freshman Ransom Consulting, Inc. Project Manager
Adam Gianan Resource Options Inc. Job Coordinator
Liz Gowell ESS Group, Inc. Vice President
Topher Hamblett Save The Bay Director of Advocacy
chris kearns RI Office of Energy Resources Legislative Liaison & Chief, Program Development
Meg Kerr Audubon Society of RI Director of Policy
Charlie Mace Resource Options Inc. Division Manager
Robin Main Hinckley Allen Partner
Shelby Marokhovsky VHB Environmental Scientist
Connie McGreavy
Daniel Mendelsohn RPS Group, Inc. Senior Project Manager
Eric Monkiewicz VHB Project Manager
Amy Moses Conservation Law Foundation Director and Vice President, Rhode Island
Nichole Muraswki GZA
Tim Pac ERM Technical Director
Igor Runge GZA Senior Consultant
Kristen Sebasky ESS Group, Inc. Project Scientist
Stacey Snow ESS Group, Inc. Senior Project Engineer
John Spadea U.S. Environmental Rental Corp National Sales Manager
Sarah Spencer Tighe & Bond
Ed Summerly GZA Principal
Marcel Valois ACEC-RI Executive Director
Barry Wenskowicz Narragansett Bay Commission Pollution Prevention Engineer



The available presentations from the EBC & RISEP Rhode Island Program: Updates from Rhode Island DEM & OER completed on April 25, 2018, can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC RISEP Evening Program – Updates from Rhode Island DEM and OER

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