IT3/HWC Conference Technical Tour

Clean Harbors, Deer Park Facility
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 • 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm ​

The Clean Harbors, Deer Park facility is fully permitted to manage a wide variety of regulated materials including RCRA hazardous waste, PCBs, APHIS soils, and non-regulated waste materials. Properly packaged infectious waste and witness-burned DEA-controlled substances can also be incinerated at the Deer Park facility. The facility is designed for incineration of all types of waste (solids, liquids, sludge, and gas), drums, tankers, and rail.  It is a stand-alone disposal facility with an on-site landfill, a wastewater treatment plant, and storage/processing units.
The tour will include a 10 minute safety video, followed by a 45-55 minute walking tour.  Closed-toed shoes, long sleeves, and long pants are required.  Clean Harbors will provide safety hats, glasses, and ear protection. 
Preregistration and ticket required; Cost $60

Deer Park Facility Website


IT3 Technical Course
IT3 2019 Emissions Control 
Friday, October 4, 2019 • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This course is designed for engineers and other technical personnel responsible for preparing and/or reviewing the plans for installation of air emissions control equipment and systems. This course will also be useful of technical personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of the air emissions control systems.  The course reviews procedures for evaluating the performance of the systems used to reduce particulate and gaseous emissions from industrial sources.  The workshop will cover electrostatic precipitators and fabric filters for particulate control and wet and dry combustion gas treatment for acid gas (SO2, SO3,HCl, etc.) and mercury emissions reduction. 

The course will include the following topics:
   • Electrostatic Precipitation
   • Fabric Filtration
   • Wet Flue Gas Cleaning
   • Dry Flue Gas Cleaning

Course Outline

Course Instructor: Paul Farber, Principal, P. Farber & Associates, LLC, Willowbrook, IL USA
Mr. Farber is the Principal of P. Farber & Associates, LLC, an emissions control consulting company. Paul has more than 35 years of professional environmental engineering experience that includes all phases of environmental engineering from research through field troubleshooting.  Mr. Farber has been involved in numerous projects with industries around the world including evaluation of emissions control technologies, the installation and testing of emissions control equipment at power plants and incinerators, analyses of control options for compliance; and independent engineering review of potential environmental liabilities.  
He is a registered Professional Engineer, a Fellow Member of the AWMA, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.  In addition Mr. Farber is a Board Certified Engineer with the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and an Emeritus member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.