SWANA Announces Lawrence Lecturer

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has selected Walter R. Niessen, president of Niessen Consultants, to be the Lawrence Lecturer for WASTECON 2010 in Boston.

A chemical engineer who spent more than 20 years as a senior vice president at CDN, Niessen has more than 50 years of experience in combustion and air-pollution control.

Niessen’s remarks will draw “on his many years of experience in municipal solid waste to address the challenges that communities face when selecting emerging technologies, particularly in today’s changing climate,” according to a SWANA press release.

Niessen will speak on August 16. WASTECON 2010 will take place from August 15-17.