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    AIChE Dallas Section March 27th Meeting Announcement

    posted Mar 19, 2012, 12:43 PM by José Ramiro Rodríguez Perazza

    Dallas AIChE – March 27, 2012 Meeting Announcement

    DATE:            Tuesday March 27th, 2012


    TIME:             6:00 PM Officer / Directors’ Meeting

                             6:30 PM Section Meeting

                            7:00 PM Social Hour (Bring your business cards) and dinner

                             8:00 PM One technical hour presentation


    PLACE:          Two Guys From Italy Restaurant

                             (West side of Webb Chapel Rd, South of Forest Lane)

                            11637 Webb Chapel Rd.

                            Dallas, TX 75229



    COST:           Cost of your meal (typically $8-15) The restaurant will bill you      

                           individually, including the tip in their charge slip.


    SPEAKER:     Cynthia Bishop – President – C Bishop Law PC (www.cbishoplaw.com)


    TALK:                   Implications of the New National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and revisions and additions of New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) for the Oil & Gas Sector – 1 PDH (0.1 CEUs)


    Later this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to finalize new air emission controls for the oil and gas industry.  By revising the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and revising and adding New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), EPA hopes to reduce Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from oil and gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing wells.  With these new regulations, EPA will reach most operations associated with oil and gas production.  The speaker will address the applicability of the new regulations, the timing for compliance, the operational changes needed to comply, and the penalties for noncompliance.


    RSVP:            By email write to Jrodriguezperazz@aol.com. If by phone, please call J. R. Rodriguez at 940-725-0493.




    Cynthia Bishop – President – C Bishop Law PC (www.cbishoplaw.com)


    For 25 years, Cindy has been assisting clients with resolving environmental problems and reducing or eliminating environmental and safety risks through audits, self-evaluations, and compliance management systems.  Before her legal career began 17 years ago, she worked as an environmental consulting engineer, completing air permits, removing underground storage tanks, and conducting asbestos inspections, among other projects.  Ms. Bishop’s legal and technical background enables her to effectively and efficiently understand and solve her clients’ environmental problems.  She has a broad range of litigation experience and has litigated federal and state statutory and common law claims involving property damage and personal injury allegedly caused by contamination.  She has closed impacted sites using innovative, risk-based approaches, saving one client over $4 million in estimated cleanup costs.  Ms. Bishop is also an accomplished speaker and author on a variety of environmental legal topics.



    J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (1994)

    B.S.Ch.E., The Ohio State University (1986)

    Licensed Professional Engineer – Texas (Inactive Status)

    Recognized, The Best Lawyers in America - Environmental Law  (Steven Naifeh & Gregory White Smith eds., Woodward/White, Inc.) (2008 – 2012)

    Ranked, Chambers USA (Environmental Law 2011)


    Join us for the meeting and presentation! You will:

            Add to your PDHs.

            Network with peers and seniors, bring your calling cards.

            Get updated on new regulations.

            Be ready to compete fairly and within the law.


    At this meeting you may also volunteer to offer a talk on your favorite engineering or management subject, making yourself known to your peers and seniors attending the meeting and even to those only receiving the meeting invitation. Do not miss the meeting!