NSR/PSD Compliance Workshop

This 2-day course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. The course covers essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds. It also addresses best available control technology (BACT)/lowest achievable emission rate (LAER) assessments, dispersion modeling, Class I areas, and non-attainment offsets. The course includes “real life” case studies and group exercises to maximize understanding of this challenging material.


Course topics
  • Key program definitions and interpretations
  • PSD applicability assessments and exclusions
  • How to conduct a netting analysis
  • History and evolution of the PSD rules
  • Technical requirements of the permitting process.
  • Determining appropriate emission rates for NAAQS and Increment analyses
  • Relationship between major NSR and the operating permits program
  • EPA enforcement initiatives, including CAA Section 114 information requests
  • Achieving operational flexibility through effective use of exclusions and permit procedures
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Apr 26 - 27, 2017 -- Las Vegas, NV
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
May 31 - 01, 2017 -- Pittsburgh, PA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 12 - 13, 2017 -- Beaver Creek, CO
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sep 12 - 13, 2017 -- Kansas City, MO
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nov 07 - 08, 2017 -- Dallas, TX
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • Comprehensive resource for take away. Not only did I get a great introduction to the topics, but now I have something that I can read to deepen my understanding.
  • Great broad overview with appropriate deep dives. A lot of material to cover and course outline was effective.
  • Presenter was well-versed in the topic and made the atmosphere open to learning.

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Title V Compliance Workshop

This 1-day course is for new and experienced professionals interested in learning how to minimize the impact of Title V operating permits, reduce duplicative or unnecessary monitoring, and standardize permits across agencies. It provides strategies on how to ensure compliance while minimizing operational intrusions required by Title V permits. Example permit conditions are discussed to illustrate how agencies and companies have approached compliance demonstration requirements. Information on when to re-open a permit and the modification process will be provided.

Apr 28, 2017 -- Las Vegas, NV
Jun 02, 2017 -- Pittsburgh, PA
Jul 14, 2017 -- Beaver Creek, CO
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