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Air Quality Permitting in California - San Joaquin Valley

This intensive 1-day course is intended for environmental professionals responsible for air quality permitting and compliance management for their facilities. Each course is focused on state and/or district requirements for the location of the course. A brief overview of federal requirements and detailed information on state/local regulations provide the information needed to prepare or manage the air permit application process for new or modified sources. Common reporting and compliance management tasks are reviewed, and recent and ongoing regulatory developments are discussed. Topics include:

  • Key Clean Air Act and state/district regulatory requirements
  • Air permitting concepts and processes for construction and operating permits
  • Streamlining compliance management tasks


Course topics

•  Overview of Air Quality Regulations
•  Federal Air Quality Programs
   o  National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
   o  National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
   o  New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
   o  Nonattainment Areas
   o  Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
   o  Title V - Operating Permits
•  Key CARB Programs
•  SJVAPCD Programs
   o  Authority to Construct Permits
   o  Permits to Operate, including Title V Permits
   o  PSD and Nonattainment NSR Permitting
   o  Source-Specific Regulations
•  Discussion and Emerging Issues


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Apr 21, 2021 -- Fresno, CA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 05, 2021 -- Bakersfield, CA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • Great material that I can refer back too.
  • Liked the practical information about the process, the Air District steps, and the "real life" application of air permitting

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Introduction to Environmental Reporting in California

This 1.5-day course is designed for professionals responsible for California environmental reporting who would benefit from learning California specific environmental media and associated regulatory requirements. The course covers major air quality, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, and storm water programs. If applicable, the course will cover local agency specific program. The course will utilize various case studies, group exercises, and will discuss industry-specific issues. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Be familiar with multimedia environmental reporting requirements in California
  • Know the differences in federal and California reporting requirements
  • Be knowledgeable of agencies and governing authorities for different reporting requirements
  • Acquire sufficient knowledge to implement an effective recordkeeping and reporting program