EBC Solid Waste Management Webinar: MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership


Date: November 30, 2021


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

This annual EBC Solid Waste Management program provides a unique opportunity for attendees to hear from John Fischer, Deputy Division Director of Solid Waste Materials Management at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and from the leadership of the regional MassDEP Solid Waste Sections. Particularly during this turbulent time, there is no better way to hear what’s on the minds of the Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership, as the waste industry continues to serve as an essential business during the pandemic.

In addition to talking about the critical solid waste issues in each region, discussion topics with the DEP Solid Waste Management Section Chiefs & Leadership will include but not be limited to updates on:

  • Solid Waste Master Plan
  • Waste in the Time of COVID
  • Permitting
  • Capacity
  • Special Projects
  • Rail Haul
  • PFAS
  • Post-Closure Issues
  • Frequent Violations

There will be ample time for open discussion and Q & A with attendees.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the “Agenda Details” tab above.
Program Chairs:
  • Gretchen Carey, Recycling and Organics Coordinator, Republic Services
  • Peter Durning, Managing Shareholder, Mackie Shea Durning, PC
Speaker Agenda:

Overview – MassDEP Solid Waste Management Program

  • John Fischer, Deputy Division Director, Solid Waste Materials Management, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Regional DEP Leadership of the Solid Waste Management Section

  • Mark Fairbrother, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Northeast Region
  • Mark Dakers, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Southeast Region
  • Daniel Hall, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Western Region
  • Douglas Fine, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Air & Waste, Central Region
  • Dan Guglielmi, Environmental Engineer IV, Solid Waste Management Section, Central Region

Moderated Discussion

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Solid Waste Management Webinar: MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership completed on November 30, 2021, can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Solid Waste Management Webinar: MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

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