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February 25, 2019 - February 28, 2019

CEC is proud to have the following speakers present at SWANApalooza:

Tuesday, February 26:
Boston Project Manager Paul Shamoian will be presenting his poster “When are Leachate Evaporators Applicable” from 7:30-8:30am in the Boylston Hallway on the third floor.

Charlotte Principal Ivan Cooper is scheduled to present as part of a panel titled “Deep Dive: Are Leachate Regulations Flowing Both Ways?” at 1:45pm in room 210.

Pittsburgh Project Manager Brandi Pecovish is scheduled to present as part of a panel titled “Deep Dive: What’s New in Landfill Operations and Compliance?” at 4:30pm in room 210.

Wednesday, February 27:
Export Project Manager Tim Mitchell is scheduled to present as part of a panel titled “Liquid Waste Management to Address Stability and Operational Concerns in Landfills” moderated by Charlotte Principal Ivan Cooper. This panel is scheduled for 8:30am in room 210.

Be sure to stop by booth #423 to chat with our team!


Featured Speakers

Ivan Cooper, P.E., BCEE


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Mr. Cooper is a Principal in CEC’s Charlotte office and is the National Practice Leader for Water and Wastewater. He oversees environmental consulting activities in landfill leachate, municipal and industrial water and wastewater, power, regulatory compliance issues. He has detailed experience in wastewater permitting, treatability, preliminary and detailed studies and design, construction observation, operation and maintenance manuals, start-up, and operational assistance for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. With over 43 years of technical and management experience, he has evaluated sites, performed and reviewed historical and cost evaluations for over 100 landfills and National Priority List (NPL) Superfund sites and has conducted the preliminary and detailed design of over 100 leachate, industrial, and municipal waste treatment systems. He is a licensed professional engineer in 13 states and a Board Certified Environmental Engineer by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.
Brandi Pecovish

Application Development Manager

Tim Mitchell, P.E.

Senior Project Manager

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Mr. Mitchell is a Project Manager with CEC, who has 13 years of experience in solid waste engineering. He has engineering experience associated with the design, permitting, and construction of municipal and residual waste disposal, transfer, and processing facilities. He has managed or performed design and/or permitting services for the solid waste industry to include preparation of permit drawings, landfill construction plans and details; analyses and design of landfill liner systems; analyses and design of erosion and sedimentation control systems; slope stability analysis of soils and geosynthetic systems; analysis of solid waste landfill gas (LFG) generation, collection and control systems; and leachate collection, control, storage; and pumping systems. Mr. Mitchell has experience in the preparation of technical specifications for the procurement, installation, and testing of multi-layer geosynthetic/soil landfill liner and cap systems, and large earthworks. He has managed and/or performed construction observations and certification of numerous landfill construction projects related to soil geosynthetic liner system materials; cap systems; leachate collection, pumping and storage systems; gas extraction systems; and erosion and sedimentation control systems. He has prepared regulatory documentation, including record drawings and reports, for approval of state environmental agencies. Additionally, he has provided various engineering support services to waste industry clients including managing and performing forensic investigations for waste mass slope failures.
Paul Shamoian, P.E.

Project Manager

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Paul Shamoian has experience in project engineering with a focus on solid waste facilities and has experience in the design and permitting of landfills, including lined cells, final cover systems, leachate collection systems, gas extraction systems and stormwater management. He has also provided construction quality assurance for landfill grading, baseliner systems, final cover systems, gas extraction systems and leachate pump station projects. Mr. Shamoian's other experience includes GPS surveying, groundwater sampling and monitoring and landfill gas monitoring.


February 25, 2019
February 28, 2019
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