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Clean Air Compliance Manager™

Air Permitting Training & Clean Air Act Compliance

Our 3-day air permitting training and clean air act compliance course provides managers with critical requirements and strategies for air emissions regulations.

Conquer the air pollution regulatory matrix!

Clean Air Compliance Manager™ offers you 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 is a registered Professional Engineer (PE), Board Certified in Air Pollution Control (BCEE), a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and a LEED Accredited Professional.  He has over 36 years of broad ranging experience including industrial plant operations; project management; and environmental consulting.  John holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Maryland, and an M.E. and Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  He is currently a Senior Engineer and Senior Project Manager with EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC, where he specializes in supporting private and public-sector clients with complex air pollution control, regulatory compliance management, and energy management projects.