Friday, November 2, 2007

Enviro-Events Calendar - November, 2007

The daily electronic newsletter, EnviroPolitics, accepts events information for free listings in its EnviroEvents Calendar. The calendar is updated daily and available 24/7
November 3
4th Annual Pine Barrens Hall of Fame Awards Banquet
5 to 9 p.m., Braddock's Tavern, 39 South Main Street, Medford, NJ. Please join us and other lovers of the Pine Barrens in celebrating heroes of Pinelands preservation. The Pine Barrens Hall of Fame Awards have been created to recognize individuals who have played a vital role in New Jersey Pinelands preservation and awareness. The 2007 Awards recognize volunteer citizen activists who whose advocacy for the Pine Barrens helped bring about the creation of the Pinelands National Reserve and the passage of the Pinelands Protection Act of 1979. Citizen Activist Honorees: Nan Hunter Walnut, Col. Elmer C. Rowley, USMCR, and Janet Jackson Gould. Educator Honorees: Terry O'Leary, Christine Raabe and George Young. PROGRAM: 5 pm: Reception (cash bar); 6 pm: Greetings and Dinner; 6:45 pm: Hall of Fame Induction and Recognition of Pinelands Educators Tickets:$45 per person. Net proceeds benefit PPA's educational programs. Space Is Limited! For more information or ticket purchase, please contact Jane at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance at 609-859-8860 x12.

November 7
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Stakeholder Meeting 10 a.m., New York State Museum Theater, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York. The primary purpose of the meeting will be to allow the research team led by the University of Virginia and Resources for the Future to present their Phase-II findings and for agency staff to hear stakeholder comment on the draft report of that research and auction design issues. The agenda for the meeting, the draft Phase-II auction research report, and instructions for submitting written comments will be posted at by October 26. The comment period will extend to November 15. Directions to the museum and parking information may be found Here. The meeting will start promptly at 10:30 a.m., but as check-in and registration will take some time, please plan to arrive at approximately 10 a.m. when the museum opens To facilitate check-in, please pre-register for the meeting. To pre-register, send an email to . Please include the phrase "Will Attend 11/07/07 RGGI Meeting" in the subject line of your email. There will be no response to this email. It is not necessary to email if you do not plan to attend this meeting. Questions? Contact Mark Lowery, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 518-402-8044,

November 7
11th Annual SWEP Touchstone Award Reception
6 to 9 p.m., The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20thStreet, Philadelphia, PA. The Society of Women Environmental Professionals of Greater Philadelphia (SWEP) will honor Liz Robinson, Executive Director of the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia,Inc., with its annual Touchstone Award at a special reception. State Representative Carole Rubley will be the keynote speaker at the event. Representative Rubley serves on the House Environmental Resourcesand Energy Committee. SWEP’s Touchstone award is given annuallyto a woman who has made outstanding and significant contributions inthe environmental professions. Past recipients include women who have made environmental careers in government, business, science and advocacy including: Kathy Klein, Executive Director of the Partnershipfor the Delaware Estuary, Sarah M. Hetznecker, P.G., a leader in the environmental consulting industry, Louise Thompson, Esq. of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Carol Collier of the Delaware Basin Commission, Marilyn Hewitt, P.G. of Roux Associates, and Dr. Ruth Patrick of theAcademy of Natural Sciences. This year’s Touchstone recipient is Liz Robinson, Executive Director of the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia, Inc. The ECA is a non-profit corporation dedicated to ensuring that low and moderate income people have access to safe, affordable and reliable sources of energy and water. ECA works to develop a sustainable energy future for the region through energy conservation and renewable energy. Together with its citywide network of Neighborhood Energy Centers,ECA provides over 50,000 energy services to more than 30,000 low income households every year. SWEP members: $20/person in advance, $25/person at door. Non-SWEP members: $30/person in advance, $35 at door. RSVP by 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 31 to

Post Your Event Here - No Charge - Open to All
Send information on your upcoming event to:

November 11-14
NARUC 119th Annual Convention Anaheim, California If you are responsible for regulatory affairs functions at your company, you MUST attend the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners' Annual Convention. You will hear federal and State regulators and policymakers, consumer groups, and industry experts give their analysis on climate change, energy efficiency, natural gas markets, and disaster communications. Why read about it in the press when you can be there in person? Register Online - Click Here List of current registrants

November 13-15
2007 WASTEWISE & NPEP Conference: Building Community and Business Partnerships, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, D.C. Welcome Reception will be hosted by Anheuser-Busch and General Motors. Please join us on Tuesday, November 13th from 5– 7 pm at the Marriott Metro Center! PSEG will be hosting the Networking Reception on Wednesday, November 14th at the Capitol City Brewing Company. 2007 award winners include: Rutgers University, the City of Clifton, NJ, New Jersey Natural Gas Company and NJ Resources Corp. Revised agenda Registration

November 14-16
Geothermal Finance and Investment Summit
Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, CA. Visit to view the Summit agenda and register or call 818.888.4444

November 14-16
Carbon Reduction Project - Development & Finance Omni Houston Westside Hotel, Houston, TX. Carbon Reduction Project Development & Finance is the first event to assemble experienced carbon market players, developers and financiers from throughout the world to share their insights into developing, certifying and financing profitable GHG emission reduction projects. Learn how to take advantage of the burgeoning opportunities in both international and US markets. To registeror obtain more information about this unique event, please visit the event website at, or call (818) 888-4444

November 16
Make Recycling Work for Your Business! 8 a.m. to Noon, Atlantic Cape Community College, Cape May Campus. The Cape May Solid Waste Management Plan designates 41 waste materialsfor mandatory recycling. Find out how your business can source separate these materials and comply with the law. $15 for CMCCofC members. $25 for non-members. A panel of business owners and managers representing Accommodations, Camping, Retail, Restaurant, Marina and small business industries will share their expertise on successful and effective methods of handling recycling materials. Invited speakers include: Guy Watson, NJDEP Bureau of Recycling and Planning; Charles M. Norkis, P.E., executive director, Cape May County MUA; Dominick D'Altilio, president, Association of New Jersey Recyclers, and Bridget O'Connor, Cape May County MUA Recycling Director. Information and registration: 609-465-5017. Brochure:

November 28-30
Wind Power Development Tutorial
Hotel Derek, Houston, Texas. What does it really take to bring a wind farm successfully to market? What can the numbers look like, and what kinds of business models and financing vehicles will be best suited to your unique needs? This course will offer utilities and independent developers still new to wind power the essential tools and orientation to move ahead with confidence. It will help existing developers to bulletproof their plans and projects, while potential investors, partners and financiers will gain insights into the inner dynamics of wind business models so they can sharpen their due diligence, credit and valuation analysis. Information and registration at:

November 29-30
5th Annual Volunteer Water Monitoring Summit Camden County Boathouse at Cooper River, in Pennsauken, NJ. Presented by The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, in cooperation with the Watershed Watch Network Advisory Council and Camden County Park Systems. This year’s theme is Protecting NJ's Water Resources: Improving Communication between Stewards. The goal is to increase efforts between local and governmental agencies. Keynote speaker is Maya von Rossom, the Delaware Riverkeeper. The audience for this forum includes local volunteers, watershed associations, volunteer program coordinators, private and public partners, academics, federal, state and local government representatives and other environmental stakeholders. Agenda and registration at: For information, contact: Dalynn R. Knigge at: (732) 932-9271 x.622

Subscribe here to view all our YouTube videos

Repost this article