Public Hearing on PA’s Clean Fill and Regulated Fill Standards

Senate Majority Policy Committee

Public Hearing

 PA’s Clean Fill and Regulated Fill Standards

July 9, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.

 Wind Gap Middle School
1620 Teels Road
Pen Argyl, PA 18072


10:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks  

Senator David G. Argall, Chairman, Senate Majority Policy Committee

Senator Mario Scavello

10:10 a.m. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

George Hartenstein, Deputy Secretary, Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation

Ramez Ziadeh, Acting Executive Deputy Secretary, Programs

10:30 a.m. Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry

Kevin Sunday, Director, Government Affairs 

10:45 a.m. Citizens Panel

Ty Bartosh, Green Walk Trout Hatchery

Paul Smith, Ret. Director of Transportation & Logistics, Fortune 500 Companies

11:15 a.m. Industry Professionals

Brian Hilliard, Valley Industrial Properties, LLC

Walter Hungarter, RT Environmental Services, Inc.

John Tallerico, Barnsdale Associates 

11:45 a.m. Local Elected Officials

John Bermingham, Supervisor, Upper Mount Bethel Township

David Due, Supervisor, Upper Mount Bethel Township

Mike Harakal, Jr., Mayor, Whitehall Township

Barry Schweitzer, Council Member, Bangor Borough
Member, Bangor Borough Authority

12:15 p.m. Adjourn

Written Testimony Submitted

Catherine Libertz, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Eric Andreus, Nestle Waters

John Kulak, resident

State of New Jersey, Commission of Investigation – Dirty Dirt: The Corrupt Recycling of Contaminated Soil and Debris