Risk-Based Disposal for PCB Remediation Waste

Learn about the EPA’s new final risk-based disposal approval for non-liquid PCB remediation waste.
September 19, 2018
2:00pm EDT - 3:30pm EDT


  • This webinar is open only to Association members. 
  • Register for the Risk-Based Disposal for PCB Remediation Waste webinar.

Webinar Description

Learn about the Association’s risk-based disposal approval for non-liquid PCB remediation waste generated at secure public power utility assets. The approval only applies to as-found PCB concentrations of less than 50 parts per million, which can be disposed of in non-TSCA approved landfill facilities. Also hear how members may use the approval and the associated cost savings.

Who Should Participate

This webinar is designed for regulatory affairs, legal, policy staff, as well as others interested in or tracking environmental policy.


  • Dalton Johnson, Environmental Supervisor, Lincoln Electric Systems
    Dalton is the Environmental Supervisor at LES. He has a B.S. in Chemistry and M.S. in Environmental Engineering. Prior to LES he had 5 years of experience managing environmental compliance in the chemical manufacturing industry. His current role covers a wide range of environmental compliance in the utility industry; everything from waste remediation and NPDES, to Part 75 air regulations.

  • Katie Gutierrez, Environmental Technician, Lincoln Electric Systems
    Katie is an Environmental Specialist at LES. She has a B.S. in Environmental Science and 8 years of experience in environmental compliance. She has spent the last 4 years in the utility industry focusing on waste management and remediation of both PCB and petroleum spill sites
  • Karen Swetland-Johnson, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Karen works at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) as the headquarters team lead for the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) cleanup and disposal program. She is the current point of contact for the APPA risk-based disposal approval. Karen previously worked on international waste issues with Mexico and Canada.

    Karen’s formal education includes a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, and a masters and doctorate in Environmental Engineering. Her research focused on optimizing drinking water treatment processes.

Registration/Fee Information

This webinar is free of charge, and available to Association members only


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How to Join a Webinar

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  • Registration is for one phone line and one computer. If you have multiple employees participating from the same location, all can listen in via speaker phone.
  • You may use voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) instead of a phone line. This option allows you to listen to the webinar audio through your computer’s microphone and speakers.
  • Submit your questions for speakers before the webinar — email them to [email protected]. You may also ask questions via online via chat during the webinar.


  • Each webinar is worth 1.5 CPEs/.2 CEU/1.5 PDH credits
    CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • The completion certificate is only available to the person who registered for the webinar and attendance is confirmed by the webinar report log.
  • Links to all handouts and an audio recording will be sent out shortly after the webinar.

Contact Us

Contact 202-467-2965 or [email protected].