Air Quality Permitting in Clark County

Trinity's Clark County specific air permitting and compliance course offers detailed training on maintaining compliance with the Clark County and Nevada air regulations and permitting requirements, as well as updates on recent local, state and federal regulatory developments. The course will be essential for operations and environmental personnel from industry that are responsible for obtaining permits and maintaining air quality compliance, as well as those who will benefit from a general understanding of Clark County air permitting and compliance issues. Specific local examples and practical information will be provided throughout the course.


Course topics
  • Introduction to Air Quality Regulations
  • Minor Permits/Major Construction Permits
    • Overview of Clark County’s Permit Program
    • Minor Source Permit Applicability
    • Major Source Permit Applicability
    • Potential to Emit and Net Emission Increase Calculations
    • Permit Application Contents
    • Reasonable Available Control Technology (RACT)/Best Available Control Technology (BACT)/Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) requirements
    • Dispersion Modeling Requirements
  • Air Operating Permits / Title V
    • Overview of Operating Permits
    • Permit Renewals
    • Permit Modifications
    • Facility Operating Reports
    • Compliance Certification
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
    • Baseline Actual Emissions
    • Projected Actual Emissions Calculation
    • Demand Growth Exclusion
    • Emissions Netting
  • Federal Emission Standards
    • New Source Performance Standards
    • Maximum Achievable Control Technology
    • Area Source MACT
    • Commonly Applicable Subparts (e.g. Boiler MACT)
  • Other Clark County/EPA Requirements and Regulatory Resources
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May 14, 2020 -- Las Vegas, NV
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • Instructors were very knowledgeable.
  • The instructors were fantastic and effective communicators. Their thorough explanations of the example problems made a strong impact as well.
  • The instructors did a great job fielding questions on the fly and clearly explaining course materials.
  • The tables in the slides were excellent visual tools to present the info.