Air Quality Permitting in Massachusetts

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
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    Course topics
    • Clean Air Act Requirements
      • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
      • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
      • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
    • Massachusetts New Source Review Permitting
      • Overview of the MassDEP
      • MassDEP Operating Permit Program
      • Nonattainment New Source Review permitting
      • Permit condition monitoring, recordkeeping, & reporting requirements
    • Massachusetts Plan Approvals
      • Initial Plan Approval applications - Limited Plan Approval, Non-Major Comprehensive Plan Approval, and Major Comprehensive Plan Approval
      • Massachusetts air quality regulations
      • Best practice tools for compliance assurance
    • Recent Regulatory Developments
    • Boiler & Utility MACT Status Update
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    Nov 05, 2019 -- Framingham, MA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Introduction to Environmental Regulations, Recordkeeping and Reporting in Massachusetts

    This new 1-day course is designed for professionals who want to gain a better understanding of environmental regulations and/or are responsible for environmental reporting. Attendees will benefit from learning state specific environmental media and associated regulatory and reporting requirements. The course covers major waste and war programs. The course format includes practice sessions and discussions to review key concepts culminating in a multi-media group exercise of a real scenario.