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qualifications for professional development hour (PDH) credits in the state of
New York; attendees this year received
13 PDH for participating. Stay tuned for
details about WCSD IV, which will be
held in Syracuse, N.Y., in 2020.

Advocacy creates
opportunities
GMA members have been hard at work
traveling the country to promote geosynthetic materials over the years, and
2019 was no exception. GMA's visit to
Wyoming earlier this year yielded both an
opportunity to work with the Wyoming
chapter of the American Council of
Engineering Companies to review state
specifications for geosynthetic materials and an opportunity to connect with
the state's transportation department
about geosynthetic interlayers. GMA
members made multiple trips to New
Jersey between June and August to work
with the Federal Aviation Administration
on full-scale testing of geotextile and
geogrid products, and GMA attended
American Association of State Highway
and Transportation Officials meetings
in Montana and Maryland in an effort
to solidify our industry as a key material
for state highway transit officials. These
advocacy efforts give our member companies the opportunity to promote best
practices and innovative solutions around
the country. Advocacy leads to increased
awareness and acceptance of geosynthetic
materials and plays a key role in growing the industry. In the second half of
the fiscal year, GMA members will visit
states in the northeastern and southern
parts of the country, as well as continue
to lobby Congress and the White House
for a strong infrastructure bill.

Mark your calendars for GMA's fall
Lobby Day to be held Oct. 28-29, in
Washington, D.C. This event is free to
all GMA members and is an excellent
opportunity to connect with your colleagues and promote the industry on
Capitol Hill. For more details, contact
GMA assistant, Jessica Kivijarvi, at
jmkivijarvi@ifai.com. G
>> For more, search GMA at
www.GeosyntheticsMagazine.com.

Participants in the Waste Containment System
Design (WCSD III) seminar in Syracuse, N.Y.
Photograph by L. David Suits

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