RMSS-AWMA Virtual Luncheon – Todd Parfitt, Director of WYDEQ – 11/9

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Please join RMSS-AWMS for their next virtual AWMA lunch meeting, where we will hear from Todd Parfitt, Director of WYDEQ, on EPA initiatives, regional haze, and wintertime ozone issues.

The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams, from 12PM-1PM, on Tuesday, November 9th.

If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Garrett Clemons (gclemons78@yahoo.com) by 5PM on Monday, November 8th.

Outline of Presentation:

  1. Importance of Relationships and Cooperative Federalism
  2. EPA Initiatives – What it means
  3. Relooking at all recent EPA decisions
  4. GHG/Climate
  5. Proposed Methane Rule
  6. Environmental Justice

III.              Regional Haze Round 2

  1. Wintertime Ozone in the Upper Green River Basin (UGRB)

Presenter’s Bio:

Todd Parfitt was appointed Director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WYDEQ) by Governor Matt Mead in October 2021 and subsequently reappointed in January 2019 by newly elected Governor Mark Gordon. Parfitt served as DEQ’s deputy director and head of the Industrial Siting Division prior to his appointment. Earlier in his career, he was director of operations for BHE Environmental, a private environmental consulting company.

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