Air Quality Permitting in Florida

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
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
    • Overview of Clean Air Laws and Regulations
      • Clean Air Act and Florida Environmental Control Statutes
      • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Ambient Air Quality Standards
      • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
      • New 8-hour ozone standard
      • New PM2.5fine particulate matter
      • Florida Maintenance Areas
    • Air Permitting and Regulatory Concepts
      • State Implementation Plans (SIPs)
      • Definition of Major and Minor Source
      • “Potential to Emit”
      • Types of Air Permitting Processes
      • New Source Review Reform Update
    • Florida and Federal Air Regulatory Agencies
      • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
      • Local Programs in Florida
      • U.S. EPA Region IV
    • Florida’s Air Regulations - Organization
      • Organizational Overview
      • Commonly Applicable Rules
    • Air Permits for Construction
      • Who Needs an Air Permit? When?
      • Major Source/Minor Source Concepts
      • Florida Air Permit Process
      • Air Permit Application Format
        • Paper forms
        • Electronic submittal via EPSAP
      • Special Requirements for Florida Air Permits
    • New Source Performance Standards
      • Overview and Key Definitions
      • Applicability-Modifications/Reconstruction
    • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
      • Pollutant-based “Part 61” NESHAPs
      • Title III of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
      • MACT Standards
    • Operating Permits in Florida
      • State Operating Permits for Non-Title V Sources
      • Living with Title V Permits
      • How to Modify an Existing Title V Permit
      • Compliance Management Strategies
    • Hot Topics Overview
      • Regional Haze and Best Available Retrofit Technology
      • Greenhouse Gases
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    Sep 13, 2017 -- Tampa, FL
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Apr 03, 2018 -- Jacksonville, FL
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • I enjoyed the size of the training and the testing that took place throughout. It kept you engaged and thinking about the material.
    • This was by far the best training I have ever been to. The instructor was fluent in air permitting yet was able to teach it at a basic level. It was a great class.
    • The appendices in the course material are great for reference.