ASCE & OCWR - Special Tour of Coyote Canyon Landfill
Friday, July 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)
Newport Beach, CA
WE RECEIVED SPECIAL ACCESS AND YOU MAY NEVER BE ABLE TO VISIT AGAIN
Time: Check-In @ 8:45 AM, Presentation/Tour begins @ 9 AM
Location: Coyote Canyon Closed Landfill, 20661 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92657
ASCE Orange County Branch and Orange County Waste & Recycling (OCWR) are pleased to invite members to visit the Coyote Canyon Landfill on Friday, July 18, 2014 from 9 to 11 AM. The landfill tour features monitoring systems, environmental controls, coastal sage scrub restoration area and the landfill gas-to-energy facility. OCWR staff will also present an overview of the department and its work throughout Orange County.
Weena Dalby is an Environmental Engineering Specialist/Biologist at OCWR. She manages the department's biological resources, monitors sensitive plants and wildlife on the landfills. Weena also oversees biological resource permits that require habitat restoration in the context of landfill development. Weena has 13 years of experience as a plant restoration biologist in So. California. She holds a B.S. in Botany from UC Riverside.
Greg Garber, P.E. is the site engineer for OCWR at Coyote Canyon, San Joaquin and Lane Road closed landfills. He managed solid and hazardous waste permitting for 14 years for the Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality and has experience in construction management and environmental engineering. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering and J.D. from Notre Dame.
Mike Kashani is the Renewable Energy Program Manager for OCWR. In his capacity he is responsible for all landfill gas-to-energy contracts and the day-to-day operations of the County's LFG-to-energy plants. His 20 years of service with the County of Orange includes both engineering and project management. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Southern Illinois University.
Sam Pascual, P.E. is a Senior Civil Engineer at the Olinda Landfill where he oversees site engineering design, water and air regulatory compliance and technical support for landfill operations. His 20 years of service with the County of Orange was preceded by experience as a senior engineer and project manage in the private sector. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Fresno State University.
John Tzang, P.E. is a 30-year veteran in the civil engineering profession with more than 20 years of experience in solid waste management. He is an ASCE member and registered civil engineer in both California and New Jersey. John is currently the Senior Civil Engineer at OCWR where he oversees all engineering operations at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill. He holds a M.S. in Engineering from Cornell University.
David Tieu, P.E. is the Senior Civil Engineer for the South Region Landfill Operations where he oversees site engineering design, water and air regulatory compliance and technical support for landfill operations. He has 13 years of experience in the solid waste industry. Prior to working for OCWR, he worked as a regulator with the OC Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency. He holds a M.S. in Transportation Engineering from CSU Long Beach. He is also a state certified Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Developer.
This Branch was created in 1952 to allow civil engineers to network, exchange ideas, build leadership skills, create lifelong professional connections, and improve the quality of life on Orange County.
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