Air Quality Permitting in Georgia

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 Georgia Air Quality Act
      • Code of Federal Regulations Digest
    • Ambient Air Quality Standards
      • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
      • Challenges of New 1-hour NAAQS
      • Georgia Nonattainment Areas
    • Air Permitting and Regulatory Concepts
      • State Implementation Plans (SIPs)
      • Definition of Major and Minor Source
      • “Potential to Emit”
      • Types of Air Permitting Processes
      • Requirements Related to Greenhouse Gases 
    • Georgia and Federal Air Regulatory Agencies
      • Georgia Environmental Protection Divisions
      • U.S. EPA Region IV 
    • Georgia’s Air Regulations - Organization
      • Organizational Overview
      • Commonly Applicable Rules
      • Recent Updates to Georgia SIP
      • Issues for Ozone/PM2.5 Nonattainment Areas
    • 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
      • Cource-based "Part 63" MACT Standards
    • Air Permits for Construction
      • Who Needs an Air Permit? When?
      • Major Source/Minor Source Concepts
      • Georgia Air Permit Exemptions
      • Basic Permit Application Format
      • Permit Approval Process in Georgia
    • Operating Permits in Georgia
      • Obtaining initial Title V Permit
      • How to Modify an Existing Title V Permit
      • Monitoring Requirements
      • Compliance Management Systems
    • Update on Recent Hot Topics
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    Nov 06, 2019 -- Valdosta, GA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mar 25, 2020 -- Atlanta, GA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    May 06, 2020 -- Rome, GA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • I was very impressed with the hand outs the instructor gave us to take home, they really helped me get a better understanding of the material.
    • I learned a lot from this course and don't know how it would be improved.
    • Good information and references.
    • I like how all the topics were presented and all the additional material included in the binder.
    • Great reference material was included with the training material.