Clean Air Act Workshop for Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) Facilities - 2 Day

This 2-day workshop for environmental personnel at SOCMI facilities navigates the complex web of applicability, compliance, and control requirements under the SOCMI NSPS, Hazardous Organic NESHAP (HON), and Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP (BWON).  Utilizing key applicability concepts, regulatory background, real world examples, and interactive best practices discussion, attendees will maximize their understanding of this challenging material. Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Identify subject emission and compliance requirements
  • Evaluate process changes and potential applicability triggers
  • Develop complete deviation and compliance reports


Course topics
    • Applicability Criteria
    • Compliance Requirements
    • Relief from the Consolidated Air Rule (CAR) or HON Overlap
  • Hazardous Organic NESHAP (HON)
    • Applicability and Overlap Provisions
    • Process Vents, Storage Vessels, Transfer Operations
    • Wastewater Compliance and Best Practices
    • Monitoring, Recordkeeping, and Reporting
    • Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction (SSM) Plans
  • Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)
    • Core Tenets and Common Problem Areas
    • Periodic Reporting Details
    • Best Practices
  • Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP (BWON)
    • TAB Calculations, Updates, and Notifications
    • Key Concerns for Chemical Facilities
  • Managing Title V Operating Permits
    • Managing Title V permit requirements
    • Deviation Reporting and Compliance Certifications
  • Emerging and Enforcement Issues
    • The Enforcement Process
    • Recent Enforcement Issues
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    Oct 15 - 16, 2019 -- Westchester, NY
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mar 17 - 18, 2020 -- Mobile, AL
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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    NESHAP for Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing (the MON)

    This 1-day workshop for environmental personnel managing MON compliance will fill in the gaps for this gap-filling rule. Our course focuses on basic requirements, key applicability concepts, and regulatory guidance and provides real-world examples and open discussion throughout to maximize understanding. Participants will be able to optimize their MON compliance program as they gain these important capabilities:

    Oct 17, 2019 -- Westchester, NY