Clean Air Compliance Manager™

Conquer the air pollution regulatory matrix!

The 3-day Clean Air Compliance Manager™ course provides a comprehensive overview of the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA), its history and drivers, and an outline of each of the titles of the 1990 CAA Amendments. The various associated regulatory structures are examined in detail, and the implications of each for your organization are reviewed.

The structured, logical approach of the course enables both new and seasoned professionals to better understand the complex web of interconnected federal air quality regulations, and to more effectively manage their compliance activities. This program will help you to proactively ask the right questions about air quality compliance and your operations, and to plan for, and more effectively manage compliance to stay ahead of potential enforcement action.

What’s covered in the course?

The 3-day program includes discrete training modules, group discussions, and breakout sessions that are used to make the course more interesting and engaging, and to reinforce concepts. Attendees are provided with binder handouts of useful references, examples of regulatory and compliance documents, and related reference materials. If you are new to air regulatory compliance, this course will provide the foundation necessary to assume air compliance responsibilities. If you have previous experience with air quality compliance, the program will prepare you to take a leadership role in your organization’s air compliance program.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Air Pollution and the History of Air Quality Management and Regulation
  • Details of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and Ambient Monitoring
  • State Implementation Plans (SIPs)
  • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Control of Criteria Pollutants
  • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS) and Control of Air Toxics
  • Prevention of Accidental Release of Hazardous and Flammable Chemicals
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Reporting and Regulation
  • Protection of Stratospheric Ozone
  • Air Emission Inventories (AEI)
  • Major Source Preconstruction Permitting (PSD and Nonattainment New Source Review)
  • Air Dispersion Modeling for Permitting and Compliance
  • Title V Operating Permits
  • Mobile Source Regulations
  • Air Pollution Control Technologies
  • Clean Air Act Enforcement
  • Clean Air Act Compliance Managemen

Course Agendas are subject to change

Day One 8:15 am – 4:15 pm

  • Comprehensive Overview of the Clean Air Act
  • The New Source Performance Standards Program
  • New Source Review Programs: A Review of Major Source Permitting
  • The Regulation of Air Toxics/Hazardous Air Pollutants

Day Three 8:15 – 3:00

  • Title VI and the Protection of Stratospheric Ozone
  • Accidental Release Programs
  • Regulation of Mobile Sources/Fuels
  • Compliance Assurance and Certification/Inspections
  • Global Warming and Federal Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Day Two 8:15 am – 4:15 pm

  • Title V Permitting Program
  • The National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • State Implementation Plans
  • Developing the Emissions Inventory
  • Modeling Air Emissions
  • Determining and Selecting Control Equipment
  • Process and Control Equipment Monitoring Requirements
  • Recordkeeping for Compliance

John Kumm has 28 years of broad ranging engineering and management experience including responsible positions in process and plant engineering; plant operations; engineering and construction; environmental, health & safety management; and consulting. He has managed multi-disciplinary efforts throughout the environmental project life cycle, including the planning, permitting, design & construction, operational, and post-operational phases.

Mr. Kumm specializes in managing complex air quality, energy, sustainability, and environmental regulatory compliance projects for private and public sector clients.