Spills And Thrills: Dealing With Environmental Hazards

Date/Time: 
Jan 24 2018 - 3:00pm

In their daily work, landscape companies use many substances that when spilled have the potential to cause environmental hazards. From pesticides to gasoline, the key to success is knowing what to do and who to contact when the spill happens. In this session, the MDEQ will discuss how to properly manage incidents of potentially contaminated sites and environmental emergencies impacting groundwater, surface waters, soil & sediments.

Session Track: 
Safety & Compliance

Presenter

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) promotes wise management of Michigan’s air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy.  Their vision is to reduce public health and environmental risks, assist Michigan communities with addressing infrastructure needs, and build external partnerships to address Michigan's environmental issues through the authorities granted to us by the Michigan Legislature and Constitution.