15th Annual Environmental, Health and Safety Networking Social

We will be holding our 15th annual networking social from 5 to 8 pm at the Flat Iron Café (Kells Club Room upstairs), 1114 Center Street, Cleveland, OH 44113.

Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this annual event

Northern Ohio Chapter of Hazardous Materials Managers

Northern Ohio Chapter of Air and Waste Management Association

Northeast Ohio Chapter- American Industrial Hygiene Association

Northern Ohio Chapter – American Society of Safety Engineers

Lake County Safety Council

You can sign up by using our Current Events tab on this home page and signing up through our Registrations page.   There is no charge for this event but you must sign up and complete the registration to attend.

Registration deadline is February 19th.

NOC AWMA Chapter Planning Meeting and Holiday Get-together Dec 14th

NOC AWMA will hold its annual Holiday get together at Quaker Steak and Lube in Valley View.   We will meet on December 14 from 3:30 to 6?   Quaker Steak and Lube is located down in the Valley on 5935 Canal Road.  We look forward to seeing you all there for a brief planning discussion and an opportunity to share some beverages for the Holidays.  Our Chapter will provide appetizers. Beverages are on your own. Feel free to contact Bob Perry at rperry44@att.net or by phone or text at 216-338-7057 if you have any questions. Please sign up for the event on our registration page.  There is no charge to attend!   Hope to see you there!

30 Year Anniversary of NOC A&WMA Celebration-Update

The Northern Ohio Chapter of Air & Waste Management Association (NOC AWMA) marked its 30th year of existence in 2016.   We are celebrating this event (though a year late) on July 22nd at our annual Akron Rubber Ducks game.    We have reserved one of the Tiki Terrace Picnic areas at the game which includes an all-you-can-eat picnic style buffet before and about an hour into the game.  A cash bar will be available for those that are interested in adult beverages.   While we normally provide tickets to members at no charge due to the additional cost we will be charging a nominal fee which includes the game and buffet.   The members price for the first two tickets is $10 per ticket, non-members are $15 for the first two tickets.   Additional tickets will be $25 which is our cost.  Signups for the event are now available.   Please use the drop down menu at the top of the page for Current Events and the Registration tab.   You can pay for the event by credit card.   Payment by mail will be accepted if completed at least a week before the event.   Please contact Bob Perry by email at rperry44@att.net or by phone at 216-338-7057 if you wish to pay by check.   Thanks.

Game time is 7:05 pm.  The all-you-can-eat buffet is available from 6:05 to 8:05 pm.   Bob Perry has the tickets and wrist bands for the game and buffet.  Bob can mail them out or can make arrangements for the tickets at the Will Call Window just prior to the game.  

We invite you to come and reminisce with other Chapter members and enjoy the game and buffet.   To top off the evening fireworks are scheduled to follow the game, weather permitting.

All Ohio Environmental Conference Registration Now Open

The next All Ohio Environmental Conference will be held in Columbus, OH on August 10, 2017.   The events are co-sponsored by the Southwest and Northern Ohio Chapters of the Air and Waste Management Association.  Outstanding corporate support is also provided by Shumaker Loop and Kendrick, LLC for which this event would likely not be possible.  The location is the Doubletree Suites Hotel in Downtown Columbus.   Registration is now available for the August event please go to the Current Events tab on the home page and click on the registration tab then choose the All Ohio Conference.  Should you have question feel free to contact Bob Perry at 216-338-7057 or by email at rperry44@att.net

2017 Science Fair Award Winners

Your Northern Ohio Chapter of Air & Waste Management again provided special awards at the 64th annual Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair held at John Carroll University (NEOSEF) on March 7, 2017.  The Chapter provided cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for best environmental projects.  Congratulations to our winners and to all who participated in this worthwhile event!   The winners are listed by name on the NEOSEF web site at www.neosef.org

NOC AWMA Holiday Get Together and Planning Meeting December 15

NOC AWMA will hold its annual Holiday get together at the Independence Winking Lizard.   We will meet on December 15 from 4 to 6?   The Winking Lizard in Independence is easy to get to as its right off I-77 at Rockside Road.  We look forward to seeing you all there for a brief planning discussion and an opportunity to share some beverages for the Holidays.  Feel free to contact Bob Perry at rperry44@att.net or by phone or text at 216-338-7057 if you have any questions.   Hope to see you there!

NOC AWMA Fall Event November 10



NOVEMBER 10, 2016



Our Northern Ohio Chapter will be holding its Fall event at Platform Beer Company starting at 5 pm (registration 430).  The event will feature Michael McMahon of McMahon and DeGulis, LLP.   Mike has graciously agreed to share his thoughts concerning Environmental Consent Orders between the federal government and local governments and the lengthy obligations they require.  We also plan an additional speaker covering a related environmental topic. 


Our Chapter will be providing food for the event.  A cash bar will be available so you can sample some of Platform’s fine beverages.  The cost of the event is $15 to cover the cost of the food.  Please sign up on line by using our Current Events tab at the top of the webpage and clicking on the Registration dropdown tab.  You can pay by credit card through our paypal link or we will accept cash at the door.  Please sign up ahead so we have a count of those attending.   Seating is somewhat limited so sign up early.    Should you have questions feel free to contact Bob Perry at rperry44@att.net or by phone at 216-338-7057. 



NOC AWMA Night at the Akron Rubber Ducks Aug 13, 2016

We now have tickets for NOC AWMA night at the Akron Rubber Ducks versus Portland Sea Dogs on August 13, 2016.  Fireworks are scheduled right after the game weather permitting of course.   Come and enjoy an evening with your fellow colleagues, watch some baseball and enjoy the fireworks.  Canal Park is a great place to watch a baseball game.    Please sign up using the Current Events button at the top of our web page then the drop down Registration tab.   While supplies last, as an NOC AWMA member you can have up to four free tickets.   Additional tickets, if available, can be purchased for $7.00 each. Please provide your address so I can mail out your tickets.   If available, ticket requests received as we get close to August 13th will be placed at Will Call at the Rubber Ducks box office.  Please call me to ensure I have your order and that there are tickets remaining.    Feel free to contact me via email at rperry44@att.net or by phone at 216-338-7057.  See you at the game.

George Voinovich Bridge Construction Tour

Attention NOC AWMA Members NEOAIHA and NEOCHMM have invited our members to a tour of the George Voinovich Bridge construction to be held July 28, 2016 at 2 pm.  See details on how to register below.

The Northeast Ohio American Industrial Hygiene Association (NEOAIHA) has invited NEOCHMM to join them for a 
Tour of a future Cleveland landmark, the George Voinovich Bridge Construction Site
WHEN: July 28, 2016 at 2 pm.

The bridge has been growing as a feature on the skyline of Cleveland.  The public has been offered a rare opportunity to visit a major infrastructure project to see how this project has come together.  “It’s really a tremendous thing to see up-close. This opportunity gives Clevelanders a new prospective to see the hard working women and men who build and maintain our infrastructure.”
We will be stepping off promptly at 2 pm –WEATHER PERMITTING, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour begins.  Tour members will need to be dressed appropriately, with long pants and sturdy, closed toe shoes.  Additional safety equipment will be provided by the tour operator.
Register here:  

Password: GVV_Shamberger

Following the tour, come join your colleagues for a networking social hour.

Flannery’s Pub
323 Prospect Ave.E.
Cleveland, OH

You can join the group at Flannery’s Pub even if you can’t make the tour.

Announcing NOC AWMA’s Spring Conference June 7, 2016; Registration is now open

The Registration is now open for NOC A&WMA’s Spring Conference on June 7, 2016.
Northern Ohio Chapter of Air & Waste Management Association will be holding its Spring Conference on Tuesday June 7, 2016 at Merwin’s Wharf at the Cleveland Metropark in the Flats. The event is Titled Air, Water, Waste and Sediment Issues in our Ports and Lakes. The event will run from 2:30 to 7 pm with presentations from:

Pamela Allen, Director’s Office-Lake Erie Dredged Materials and Nutrients, Ohio EPA

Kurt Princic, Chief, Ohio EPA Northeast District Office

Will Friedman, President and CEO, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (KEYNOTE)

Thomas Rayburn, Director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, Lake Carriers’ Association

Merwin’s Wharf is a perfect setting for this late Spring event next to the Cuyahoga River. Attendance will be limited so we encourage you to sign up early.   You can sign up by highlighting the Current Events tab at the top of this page then clicking the Registrations tab.  We encourage you to pay using the pay pal option but if you wish to pay by check please print the registration form at the link on this page and mail with your payment.  Please also complete the registration process so we have your registration recorded.  Thanks.   Should you have questions contact Bob Perry, Chapter Treasurer at rperry44@att.net or by phone at 216-338-7057.

Spring 2016 Conference Agenda

Spring Conference Registration v3