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Navigating Air Regulations at Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills

This 1-day course is for landfill managers, engineers, technicians, and environmental professionals who oversee elements of air permitting and compliance at MSW landfills. Topics include the use of U.S. EPA’s LandGEM model for estimating LFG generation rates, best practices for determining the potential to emit from MSW landfills (and related sources), tips for negotiating permit conditions, and determining applicability and compliance for related NSPS and NESHAPs. Real world exercises illustrate steps of the permitting process, ongoing compliance monitoring activities, and preparation of compliance reports.

  • Learn to review draft permit applications
  • Understand landfill potential to emit and bigger picture implications of such emissions (e.g., NNSR or PSD)
  • Understand NSPS and NESHAP standards and associated compliance options
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
    • Clean Air Act/Permitting Basics and Strategy
    • Landfills & Related Source Activities
      - Landfill Fugitives
      - Landfill Gas Collection and Control Systems
      - LFG Control Devices
      - Gas-to-Energy Projects
      - Storage Tanks (in brief)
    • Emissions Quantification
      - AP-42 Methods
      - Use of LandGEM for LFG Generation
      - Emission Calculation Exercises
    • Changing Federal Standards
      - NSPS Subpart Cf, WWW, and XXX
      - NESHAP Subpart AAAA
    • GHG Reporting
      - Mandatory GHG Reporting Rule
    • Compliance with Federal Standards
      - Wellfield Monitoring
      - Semi-Annual Monitoring Reports
      - Annual Compliance Certification
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    Apr 21, 2021 -- Seattle, WA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Oct 20, 2021 -- Atlanta, GA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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