Air Quality Permitting in Pennsylvania

Learn the latest on federal, Pennsylvania, and local agency's air regulations and permitting requirements, as well as strategies for obtaining permits and achieving compliance. Trinity's 1-day course is beneficial to operations and environmental personnel responsible for obtaining permits and maintaining air quality compliance, and managers who need a general understanding of these issues.


Course topics
  • Doing Business in Pennsylvania
    • Agency Overview - PaDEP, AMS, ACHD, EPA Region III
  • Clean Air Act Overview
    • Overview of Key Federal Air Regulations
    • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
  • Basic Air Permitting and Regulatory Concepts
    • Calculating PTE
    • Determining Major Source Status
  • Pennsylvania Non-Attainment Areas and Issues
    • PA RACT Program
    • Other Key SIP Rules
  • Air Permitting Processes in PA
    • Permitting Exemptions
    • Requests for Determination (RFDs)
    • General Permits
    • Plan Approvals
    • Minor NSR
    • NNSR/PSD
    • State Only Operating Permits
    • Title V Operating Permits
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Sep 20, 2017 -- King of Prussia, PA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Apr 25, 2018 -- Pittsburgh, PA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • A lot of information in a short amount of time - it was handled very well.
  • The materials provided were comprehensive and the instructor was technically sound in explaining the concepts and fundamentals for air quality permitting in PA.
  • It taught me useful information.

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Construction Permitting for Major Sources in Pennsylvania

In recent years, NSR permitting in Pennsylvania and nationwide has become more challenging. From NSR reform and the Tailoring Rule on the federal side, to state-specific NSR requirements with little guidance from DEP, companies are challenged to understand the permitting pathway for proposed capital projects. This ½-day seminar focuses on how NSR permitting projects can be effectively, efficiently, and successfully managed in the state of Pennsylvania. Course topics include:

  • Federal PSD and PA major and minor Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR)
  • Nuances of NNSR in Philadelphia
  • NSR calculus and avoidance strategies
  • PSD modeling and other NSR application requirements
  • Sep 21, 2017 -- King of Prussia, PA