Day 3

GWPC Proceeding: 
Session Title: 
Aquifer Exemptions
Ron Bergman
Aquifer Exemptions - Ron Bergman, Acting Division Director, USEPA Drinking Water Protection Division, to provide education and outreach regarding aquifer exemptions to the regions, states, and the regulated community on the record of decision memo/document checklist that will be used by the regions to document aquifer exemption decisions. Abstract 18
Joe Tiago
Proposed Rule - 40 CFR 192: Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings Joe Tiago, USEPA OGWDW Abstract 19
Kurt Hildebrandt
USEPA Region representative – Kurt Hildebrandt, USEPA Region 7
Lynn Thorp
Environmental NGO representative - Lynn Thorp, Clean Water Action Abstract 20
Mark Pelizza
Class III operator representative – Mark Pelizza, Pelizza & Associates Abstract 21
Session Title: 
Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Initiative
Debby Yost
A Status Update on the Marcellus Shale Coalition Dissolved Methane Method Study – Debby Yost, Chesapeake Energy Abstract 23
Mike Nickolaus
State Oil & Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources: Reflecting the Continuing Progress of the States – Mike Nickolaus, GWPC Abstract 24
Kate Konschnik
Regulatory Developments in Baseline Water Quality Testing and Monitoring – Kate Konschnik, Harvard Law Abstract 26
Jon Fennell
Smart-Monitoring to Address Risks of Unconventional Gas Development - Jon Fennell, Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd. Abstract 28
Paul Jehn
RBDMS, FracFocus, The National Oil and Gas Gateway, Water Tracker, and the Wellfinder APP: Providing the tools to access information on oil, gas, and UIC activities- Paul Jehn, GWPC, and Stan Belieu, NOGCC Abstract 29