Meeting Details

Next Meeting:  March 14, 2018

Location:       Winston's At Sullivan University

      3101 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 

                     RSVP to rsvp@kchmm.org by March 9th.

(Note:  If you want a drink for happy hour and/or dinner, make sure to note in your RSVP that you intend to purchase a $5 drink ticket.  Limit two per person.)

Schedule:     Happy Hour for All!– 5:30 PM
Dinner is Served – 6:15 PM
Chapter Business Meeting – 6:45 PM
Technical Presentation -  7:00 PM
Adjourn – by 8:00 PM  
(Board of Director's Meeting - 4:00 PM)    
Cost:           $25 for PAID CHAPTER MEMBERS RSVP’d by deadline
($30 for paid members with late or no RSVP)
$30 for non-members RSVP’d by deadline
($35 for non-members with late or no RSVP)
$10 pricing for students with RSVP
Pay at the meeting or pay in advance with PayPal.  $2 service fee applies for PayPal.  Send Payment to Treasurer@KCHMM.org


Technical Presentation:  “E-Manifesting: What You Need to Know about the New Rule” Recently, U.S. EPA issued a final rule establishing the methodology it will use to determine the user fees applicable to the electronic and paper hazardous waste manifests that EPA is developing under the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act. EPA estimate per manifest fees for paper manifests will range from $7 to $20, with mailed paper manifests incurring the higher fee. The estimated fee for electronic manifests is $4 per manifest. This rule takes effect on June 30.


About the Speaker : Dr. W. Blaine Early, III is a new Director on the KCHMM Board (2018) and continues as the Chapter’s legislative affairs chair. He is a member of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, in the firm’s Lexington, Kentucky, office, where he practices in the Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Service Group. He practices environmental law with regard to ongoing compliance and permitting, transactions, and related administrative and civil litigation on issues that include the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, CERCLA, RCRA, mining and reclamation, sustainability, and agriculture. He regularly represents commercial surety companies in matters related to natural resources and environmental compliance. He is former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Water Quality and Wetlands Committee of the Section of Environment, Energy & Resources and is a past chair of the Kentucky Bar Association’s Environmental Section. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, Dr. Early was a judicial law clerk to Hon. Jennifer B. Coffman, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. Before entering the legal profession Dr. Early was a professor of biology and chair of the biology department at Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He earned a B.A. degree from DePauw University, a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Louisville, and a J.D. from the University of Kentucky.

Attendees need not be a member to attend.  Non-members and colleagues are welcome!  Please extend this invitation on to any interested friend or colleague.