Sunday, October 24, 2010

EnviroPolitics Events Calendar for Oct 24 2010

October 25-27, 2010
International Symposium on Sustainability Science:
The Emerging Paradigm and the Urban Environment
8 p.m. Kasser Theater
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Organized by Montclair State's PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies
For more information and to register visit
http://csam.montclair.edu/sustainabilitystudies/conferences/

Added attraction:
Bob Reiss, journalist and best-selling author will present Montclair State's Annual Sokol Science Lecture The Arctic in a Warming World on Tuesday evening, 26 October. His non-fiction books include The Coming Storm, about global warming, and The Road to Extrema, the state and fate of the Amazon rain forest. All symposium registrants are invited to attend the lecture that will begin at 8 p.m. in MSU’s Kasser Theater. Tickets will be provided free of charge in advance.

October 26, 2010
How to Revitalize Urban Centers

Pines Manor, Edison, NJ

How do you revitalize urban centers in New Jersey? How do you overcome a down economy, challenging demographics and tension between developers and cities? How do redevelopers make the number work? These questions and more will be addressed in a workshop called “Redevelop, Reshape, Revitalize Your Community” being presented at 4th Annual Everything Jersey: Business Statewide Conference & Expo at Pines Manor in Edison on Oct. 26.

The workshop, to be moderated by Bill Dressel, executive director of the New Jersey League of Municipalities,  will include George Jacobs, CEO of Jacobs Enterprises, a development, consulting, management, and brokerage company in Clifton; Ted Zangari, co-chair of the Redevelopment Law Practice at Sills Cummis & Gross, the Newark law firm; Eldridge Hawkins, mayor of Orange; and Valerie Jackson, director of planning & economic development for Orange.

The workshop is one of a series seminars and high-profile speakers at Everything Jersey, sponsored by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and The Star-Ledger. The event will feature more than 100 exhibitors, 1,000 attendees and matchmaking and networking opportunities. For information on attending, exhibiting or sponsoring, visit the
Everything Jersey web page or call or e-mail Eliza Stasi at (609) 989-7888 ext. 150.


October 27, 2010


NJBPU President Lee Solomon
What Issues Will Impact Regulated Industries?
State Chamber Breakfast Roundtable
Forsgate Country Club
Monroe, NJ
Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Remarks: 9 a.m.
Adjournment: 10 a.m.
Take advantage of the opportunity to address your questions
directly
to the President of the NJ Board of Public Utilities.
Registration






October 28, 2010

PSE&G Solar Conference Session
8:30 a.m. to noon
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Secaucus - Meadowlands,
2 Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, NJ
This special, invitation-only event is open to non-residential customers in PSE&G’s electric delivery territory with an interest in solar power installers. PSE&G is partnering with the New Jersey State Chamber and several local chambers of commerce to share information on how you can "go solar" affordably using available programs. PSE&G’s Solar Loan Program – which finances 40 percent to 60 percent of solar arrays through the revenue generated by the system itself – helps make solar technology affordable. You will be able to meet directly with New Jersey solar developers who are experienced in using the PSE&G Solar Loan as well as with other state and federal solar incentives.
For more information, click here. To register, click here.
 


November 2, 2010

USGBC-NJ Education: Part 1: Fundamentals of Sustainability & LEED
9 a.m.
14 Maple Ave., Suite 2  01
Morristown, NJ

This 4 hr workshop is intended for those who are just beginning their journey into the sustainability realm beginning with an introduction to the effects our built world has on our environment; what green building technologies can achieve; the basics of sustainability for our future and more. Often individuals take Part 2: LEED GA Exam Prep workshop also.
See Nov 16th listing. These trainings sessions have a minimum of 10, maximum of 25 attendees.
Click Here for Details for process to become a LEED GA
Express Registration


November 4, 2010

Crash Course on PA's New Soil and Stormwater Regulations
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (breakfast buffet provided)
Saul Ewing LLP's Chesterbrook office
1200 Liberty Ridge Drive, Sui9te 200
Wayne, PA 19087


Need a crash course on Pennsylvania's new Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Regulations before they take effect on November 19, 2010? Attorneys in Saul Ewing's Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group can help. We invite you to attend a breakfast seminar in the firm's Chesterbrook, PA office that will focus on these new regulations, which are certain to affect all commercial and industrial activities that "move dirt."
Please RSVP to Chris Lautenbacher at clautenbacher@saul.com or 215.972.1885 by Thursday, October 28, 2010.


November 4, 2010
 
The Spotlight Roundtable Series
The Future of NJ Solar Policy
11:45-1:30, Trenton
Lunch will be served / Seating is limited

Join us for an in-depth discussion in an intimate setting on the future of NJ solar policy. Issues will include what's the true cost of the state's solar program and what does it deliver in terms of economic growth? Some argue that New Jersey's solar policy drives up the cost of doing business in the state. Others point to solar's hidden success as the fastest-growing segment in a faltering economy. This year, with potential changes to the Energy Master Plan that may modify fees that fund incentives, an open discussion of NJ's solar policy is critical.

Tom Johnson, co-founder and energy writer for NJ Spotlight, will moderate a round-table discussion with solar industry leaders and Upendra Chivukula, chairman, Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee. Join with industry leaders, policy-makers and those who shape the debate.

Managing Energy Costs November 12, 2010
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Pines Manor, Edison (Route 27)
Cost (includes continental breakfast): $129 (member),
$169 (nonmember)



Register Now

How to Cut Your Energy Costs and Go Green

It seems like everyone is trying to save energy these days. Conserving energy and becoming more efficient can save your business money and improve your company's image at the same time.  At this half-day program, energy experts, energy providers, and top government officials will explain:

bulletHow to use new strategies and tactics to make your company more energy efficient
bulletHow to get government financing for energy projects, and
bulletHow to get help from your utility providers

Ask questions. Get answers. Make contacts.
Register now or download brochure for details.



November 17, 2010
Greenbuild 2010
Chicago
Event information & registration



November 23, 2010
EBC Environmental Roundtable
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
PSE&G Training & Development Center
234 Pierson Ave.
Edison, NJ

The EBC Environmental Roundtable meets to discuss relevant environmental issues, regulatory changes and new developments provided by our subcommittees that may impact our members focusing on: Regulatory Affairs, Brownfields & Site Remediation, Natural Resource Damages, Water, Air, Environmental Technology, International Trade, Sustainability, Energy, Enforcement & OSHA News and Regulations. 
Lanny Kurzweil, McCarter and English, LLP, Moderator. Tracy Straka, Creamer Environmental, EBC Chair SEATING IS LIMITED.  This meeting is complimentary to CIANJ members. The cost is $ 80 for non-members.






November 30, 2010
LSRP Summit:
Update and Assessment of the 'New World Order'
 
Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard
Trenton, NJ

Hear from NJDEP Assistant Commissioner David Sweeney and key leaders in New Jersey on the latest legislative, regulatory and technical developments in the LSRP program as we prepare for legislative hearings, new regulations and sweeping technical changes that are under way. All of this plus key insights from a distinguished panel on their experience with the LSRP program. RSVP: Alicia Johnson, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
ajohnson@langan.com  or 215.491.6529 

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