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March 19, 2024 - NYS DEC's GSR Initiative

  • 19 Mar 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Virtual (Zoom Registration Link Provided in Confirmation)



Green and Sustainable Remediation: Program Overview and Case Studies

This informative training is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) commitment to green and sustainable remediation practices. Aimed at equipping participants with the knowledge and tools necessary to integrate sustainability into the remedial process, the presentation will cover a broad spectrum of topics and objectives crucial for environmental conservation efforts.

Presentation By: The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Key Objectives:

  • Familiarization with DEC Policies: Participants will gain an understanding of key DEC policies, including DER-31, CP-49, and CP-75, and their implications for environmental remediation.
  • Opportunity Identification: The training will guide attendees in recognizing opportunities for green and sustainable practices throughout all stages of the remedial process.
  • Green Practices Tracking: Attendees will learn how green practices are monitored within the DER framework.
  • Application of Techniques: The presentation will provide practical insights into applying green and sustainable techniques and technologies at remedial sites.
  • Guidance and Tools: Additional guidance and external tools will be introduced to assist participants in implementing sustainable practices in their work.

Presentation Highlights:

  • Introduction to Green Policies: A primer on current green policies set by the DEC.
  • Green Practices and Technologies: An exploration of common green practices and technologies and their application in remediation.
  • Case Studies: Real-world examples demonstrating the application of green and sustainable remediation practices.
  • Climate Resiliency: Best management practices and lessons learned regarding climate resiliency.
  • Tracking Updates: Latest developments in tracking methods for green and sustainable practices.
This training is an essential session for professionals seeking to enhance their understanding of green and sustainable remediation and its practical application in environmental projects. Through a combination of policy overview, practical guidance, and real-world examples, participants will leave equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively integrate sustainable practices into their remedial efforts.

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