The latest important information from A&WMA
» Congratulations to all of our 2017 awards recipients! Check out who was honored this year.
» Nominations for three positions on the Board of Directors are being accepted until July 17.
» Section support and volunteers are needed for the educational outreach exhibit at the National Scouting Jamboree, July 19-28, 2017, at the Summit near Beckley, WV. Learn more.
» IT3/HWC Call for Abstracts is open! Submit your ideas and become a presenter.
» Registration is open for our fall specialty conferences! Attend Climate Change, Air Quality Measurements and Air Quality Models to learn the latest information.
» There are limited spots open for a few good abstracts for the Air Quality Measurements conference. Submit your idea today!
All About ACE
Thanks to all of our volunteers, presenters, sponsors and exhibitors for making ACE 2017 a successful event.
If you attended ACE 2017, please take our survey. Your feedback is important to us in helping to improve future events. Plus, respond by June 30 and be entered into a drawing to win a $50 Visa Gift Card.
Congratulations to A&WMA Past-President Merlyn L. Hough, P.E., BCEE, for receiving this year’s Stanley E. Kappe Award, presented annually by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists. The award is presented to the Board Certified Environmental Engineer or Board Certification Environmental Scientist who has performed extraordinary and outstanding service contributory to significant advancement of public awareness to the betterment of the total environment and other objectives to the Academy.
In addition to being an A&WMA Fellow, Hough is the Director of the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) in Springfield-Eugene, OR, a Trustee of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists and a Past-President of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies,
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