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15th International Conference 1999

"Landfill - The Issues that Must be Addressed"


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Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station

Opening Address
Mr. Dan Wallace, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Environment and Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

Baling Municipal Waste: 15 Years of Experience in Casper, Wyoming, USA
Mr. James Yocum, Solid Waste Manager, City of Casper, Solid Waste Division, WY, USA.

Solid Waste Management Issues & Trends in the USA: Recycling, Landfills & Combustion
Mr. John Filippelli, Team Leader, Solid Waste Management Team, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, New York, USA.

The Future of Waste in Cork County
Mr. Brendan Devlin, County Engineer, Cork County Council, Cork, Ireland.

Incineration: A Major Player in Municipal Waste Disposal in the Millennium - A UK Perspective
Mr. Robert Wheatley, Chief Executive Officer, United Waste Ltd., Kent, UK & Mr. Pearse Buckley, Director and General Manager, United Waste Ireland Ltd., Dublin, Ireland.

Sweden's Handling of Municipal Waste - Now & in the Future
Mr. Gunnar Fredriksson, Principal, Administrative Officer, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Stockholm, Sweden.

Landfill in the Millennium - A New Approach
Mr. Patrick Coulter, Regulatory Business Manager, The Environment Agency, Bristol, UK.

Licencing of Landfill Sites: Standards & Enforcement
Mr. Gerry Carty, Programme Manager, Environment Management & Planning, Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford, Ireland.

Landfill Closure & Aftercare - the Next 50 Years
Mr. Andrew Moag, Director, NI, Aspinwall & Company Ltd., Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Constraints on the Future of Landfill
Mr. Ken Spratt, Assistant Principal Officer, Waste Management Section, Department of the Environment & Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

Repak: An Industry Approach to Packaging Waste
Mr. Tony Prendergast, Chairman, Repak, Dublin, Ireland.

The Kill Landfill, Co. Kildare: A New Approach
Mr. Donal Monahan, Project Engineer, South Dublin County Council, Kildare, Ireland.

Solid Waste Management in the Regional Municipality of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dr. Tony Blouin, Manager, Environmental Policy, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Speakers' C.V's

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