18th Annual Environmental Excellence Day

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18th Annual Environmental Excellence Day

If you run a business, METRA is a non-profit whose existence is to help you comply with environmental regulations.

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Winter Park Events Center 1050 West Morse Boulevard Winter Park, FL 32789

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

E2 Day is all about helping local businesses comply with environmental regulations.

Come and enjoy a day designed to keep everyone connected with services and resources to help keep Central Florida's businesses in compliance with environmental laws.

Check-in begins at 8:30 and training presentations start at 9 am.

Keynote Address:

Florida’s Springs and the Future of the Floridan Aquifer, Dr. Robert Knight

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Dr. Bob Knight is an environmental scientist with more than 40 years of professional experience in Florida and nationwide. He is the founder and Director of the non-profit Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute where he has written five books and numerous springs restoration plans. Bob also founded and was president of Wetland Solutions for 17 years where he led hundreds of treatment wetland projects, including the planning and design of Gainesville’s Sweetwater Wetlands Park. Dr. Knight also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida for six years, teaching graduate-level courses in Springs Ecology and Treatment Wetland Design.

Regulatory Training Topics Planned:

  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Storage Tanks Compliance and Top Violations Found
  • Determining the Origins of Nitrate Pollution in Central Florida Waters
  • Managing Asbestos
  • Air Quality Regulations
  • Environmental Social Governance for Corporations

5 Professional Development Hours will be offered for Professional Engineers

Regulatory agency personnel, contractors, consultants, and industry representatives from around Florida will be in attendance. E2 Day is intended for anyone who owns property, operates equipment, manages buildings or site operations, purchases raw materials, disposes of waste, designs or builds stormwater ponds, responds to spills, or any other activity that requires compliance with environmental protection or permitting laws. If we don't cover it, there will likely be someone available to answer questions about your particular situation.

Wondering where to park? There is ample free parking as shown in the map below:

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2022 E2 Day Sponsors

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Typical Questions About this Event:

Will free parking be available? Yes, parking will be free for this event if you park in the Library parking lot or the Parking garage across Harper Street

Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes, if you are unable to attend, just contact metra@metra.org with the name of the person who will be taking your place.

Can I update my registration information? Yes, you should be able to update your registration information. If you have any trouble with updating information, contact Jane Gregory at 407-836-1404.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, we will check-in attendees electronically using your cell phone!

What is the refund policy? No refunds are allowed but you are able to transfer your ticket for another to use.

Who can I contact with a question not listed here? Call Kyle Lapic at 407-548-7019 or email metra@metra.org.

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