Ryan Hamel and Nancy Larson, PPI EEX, hosted a meeting for southeast Kansas environmental, health and safety professionals at Systech Environmental Corp. in Fredonia, as part of its work under a USDA Solid Waste Management grant.
The Kansas Radon Program, EEX, directed by Bruce Snead, hosted the EPA Region 7 Radon Stakeholders Meeting in March in Manhattan for more than 90 radon professionals from Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri.
Brian Hanson, Engineering Extension, conducted five combined public presentations and local media events across the state in Jan., in partnership with county Extension offices, in recognition of Kansas Radon Action Month.
David Carter, pollution prevention specialist with PPI, Engineering Extension, received his national certification from RABQSA as an auditor for energy management systems established under ISO 50001. He is one of only 46 ISO 50001 certified auditors in the United States.
Carter also, along with Andrew Smith, CHE student intern, presented at the Energy, Utility and Environment Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., in Jan.
Barb Goode, PPI, presented "Gray to Green Infrastructure" to the Kansas Clean Twenty, a group of 20 cities who meet quarterly to discuss storm water issues and how to address requirements of storm water regulations for municipalities.
Bruce Snead and Brian Hanson, Engineering Extension, displayed K-State's National Radon Program Services at the International Radon Symposium in Las Vegas. Snead also coordinated three courses, and presented on K-State’s role in national radon technical assistance to states and industry in the face of EPA budget challenges.