Environmental Leadership Learning Conference

Tailored to the needs of environmental managers and their teams


MEA Energy Association (MEA) has been closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as well as the impact on the companies we serve. Your wellbeing and the safety of your communities are paramount to us. For that reason, we have cancelled the Environmental Leadership Learning Conference scheduled for March 24-26 in St. Louis, MO. We truly value your support and commitment to MEA and our in-person learning events. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We plan to host the 2021 conference in St. Louis, MO during the month of March. We will publish more information as we finalize details for next year. In the meantime, if you have a session idea for next year, please submit it now.

Expert Presentations | Relevant Topics | Industry Specific

The MEA Environmental Leadership Learning Conference provides timely and relevant information on environmental issues facing the energy industry nationally. This two-day conference is tailored to the needs of environmental managers and their teams, covering a range of topics from Coal Combustion Residuals and Manufactured Gas Plants to waste management and emergency preparations.

The conference offers an unparalleled opportunity for environmental professionals at utilities, and industry experts, to share their experiences and learn from others through informal networking, roundtable discussions, and technical presentations.

One attendee described the sessions as “timely and informative” and another said, “Good mix of topics and speakers. Very relevant to my work.”

Topics planned for 2020 included:

  • Project management
  • Public relations
  • Phase III, GIS, Eagles
  • Permitting, conservation banking
  • Removal of wind farms
  • And more!

Distinguished Environmental Professional Award

Acknowledge an outstanding environmental professional

This award was established in 2016 to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions in the environmental area of the energy industry. Nominate a deserving individual for the 2021 MEA Distinguished Environmental Professional Award before January 22, 2021.

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The Environmental Committee consists of a number of environmental professionals from utilities and consulting firms. The purpose of our committee is to provide resources and educational opportunities to the energy industry on the diverse set of environmental issues related to both the management of environmental liabilities as well as those encountered in the field.

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