Fuels & TransportationRenewable Energy
An Environmental and Economic Opportunity for New York State Communities
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Pace Law School, Tudor Room, White Plains, NY

Panel 1: Separated Organics & Anaerobic Digesters

Panel 2: Making Vehicle Fuel from Landfill and Wastewater Treatment Plant Gases

Exploring the Economic/Policy Landscape

Final Questions and Path Forward

  • Zywia Wojnar, Research Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center
  • Joanna D Underwood, President, Energy Vision

8:30-9:00
Coffee

9:00-9:20
Welcome by Sponsors
Zywia Wojnar, Research Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center
Joanna D. Underwood, President, Energy Vision

9:20-9:30
Moving Toward a Sustainable Transportation Future: Workshop Goals

9:30-11:00
Panel 1: Separated Organics and Anaerobic Digesters
Rob Costanzo, Deputy Manager, Engineering Operations, City of Surrey, BC
Converting Surrey’s separated organics to vehicle fuel: a Closed Loop System
Wayne Davis, VP Government Affairs, Harvest Power
Organics to Wheels: Anaerobic Digestion of Source Separated Organics for RNG
Ted Niblock, General Counsel, Turning Earth LLC
Developing an Anaerobic Digestion Project

11:00-11:15
Coffee Break

11:15-12:45
Panel 2: Making Vehicle Fuel from Landfill and Wastewater Treatment Plant Gases
Katry Martin, Director, Solid Waste Commission, St. Landry Parish, LA
Turning Landfill Gas into Fuel for the Parish’s Municipal Vehicles
Chris Voell, Eastern Sales Manager, BioCNG-Cornerstone Environmental Group
Small Scale Wastewater Biogas-to-Vehicle Fuel Projects
Nicholas Lumpkin, Head of Business Development, Clean Energy Renewable Fuels
Sauk Trail Hills Landfill and Pipeline Injection of RNG

12:45-1:45pm
Lunch

1:45-2:45pm
Exploring the Economic/Policy Landscape
Christina Ficicchia, Executive Director, New York City & Lower
Hudson Valley Clean Communities
Funding Options and Technical Assistance
Wayne Davis and Ted Niblock, Co-Chairmen, American Biogas Council Regulatory Affairs
Leveling the Playing Field for the use of RNG as a vehicle fuel

2:45-3:00pm
Final Questions and Path Forward