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Air Quality Permitting in Alabama

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 Alabama Air Pollution Control Act
      • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Ambient Air Quality Standards
      • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
      • Alabama Nonattainment Areas
        • 8-hour ozone
        • PM2.5 fine particulate matter
        • Implementation Plan Updates
    • 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
    • Alabama and Federal Air Regulatory Agencies
      • Alabama Department of Environmental Management
      • Jefferson County Department of Health
      • City of Huntsville
      • U.S. EPA Region IV
    • Alabama’s Air Regulations - Organization
      • Organizational Overview
      • Commonly Applicable Rules
    • Air Permits for Construction
      • Who Needs an Air Permit? When?
      • Major Source/Minor Source Concepts
      • Alabama Air Permit Process
      • Air Permit Application Format
      • Special Requirements for Alabama 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
        • Applicability
        • General Requirements
    • Operating Permits in Alabama
      • 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
      • Title V Monitoring Review
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    Nov 05, 2020 -- Decatur, AL
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mar 04, 2021 -- Birmingham, AL
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    May 11, 2021 -- Auburn, AL
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • My instructor did a great job!
    • It was very helpful how the course began with an overview of permitting and gave background instead of just diving right in.
    • It gave me a better understanding of clean air laws and requirements.
    • The instructor was very good and approachable.
    • The instructor did a great job of presenting the material with real examples that made the material easier to understand.
    • Materials were great and a good source.