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Geotechnics Lab Tour Mini-Tech
November 2 @ 11:30 am
Presentations by Randy O'Rourke & JP Kline
Lab Tour by Randy O'Rourke
Lab Tour by JP Kline
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AND THE WINNERS OF THE 2017 REGIONAL ROAD-E-0 ARE...
The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Road-E-O was held on June 9 at the Midshore II Regional Solid Waste Facility. Many thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make it a great day for everyone!
The 1st and 2nd place Regional Road-E-O winners from across the US will compete at the 2017 International Road-E-O. This year's International Road-E-O will be hosted by the Florida Sunshine Chapter at the Orange County Landfill.
Photo credits: A. Kays of Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Congratulations to all the winners! We're especially proud of our PA contestants!
Cody Alexander, Clinton County SWA
Cole Alexander, Clinton County SWA
Eric Dixon, Jr., Clinton County SWA
Eric Dixon, Sr., Clinton County SWA
David Kessling, Clinton County SWA
Jane LaMotte, Republic (Conestoga)
Jimmy Lawman, Modern Landfill
James Reidnauer, Chester County SWA
Benny Thompson, Northern Tier SWA
Walter Winemiller, Modern Landfill
John Zell, Republic Services
Visit the Road-E-O page to see a complete list of results, more pictures, and clips of some of the events that day.
Landfill Leachate Mini-Tech
The Grand Central Landfill welcomed over a dozen guests to the Keystone SWANA Landfill Leachate Mini-Tech training on May 18, 2017. The training was held at the landfill’s wastewater treatment plant.
Waste Management’s Director of Environmental Protection, Rohan Menon and Grand Central Landfill’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager, Chad Beer presented the current and future challenges of landfill liquid management as well as treatment plant best practices and environmental regulations.
- Excerpt from newsletter article by Adrienne Fors, Community Relations for Grand Central Landfill
Solar Power Mini-Tech
The Solar Power on Landfills Mini-tech, April 26, 2017 at the Closed York County Landfill, was presented by Rich Hazenstab, York County Solid Waste Authority and Richard Mazza, Solar Renewable Energy, LLC.
YCSWA along with York County Solar Partners, LLC developed a 240,000 watt (DC) solar panel energy system consisting of 806 panels constructed on two acres of land at the closed York County Sanitary Landfill.
2016 Mid-Atlantic Road-E-O Results
Hosted by Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority, with the help of Wayne Township Landfill, the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Road-E-O was a huge success. Congratulations to all the competitors!
Check out some of the photos from that day...
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Also, the top two competitors from each category went on to compete in the SWANA International Road-E-O in Georgia. Below are the names of the Pennsylvania competitors who placed in the top 3 in their events in Georgia.
Phil Vinsek, Northern Tier SWA - 1st in Rear Loader
Cody Roe, Northern Tier SWA - 1st in Roll-off
Cole Alexander, Clinton County SWA - 1st in Rubber Tire Loader
Eric Dixon, Sr., Clinton County SWA - 3rd in Tractor Trailer
Dave Kessling, Clinton County SWA - 2nd in Dozer
Chase Weise, Clinton County SWA - 1st in Articulated Dump Truck