Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permitting in Alabama

This 1/2-day course is designed for environmental personnel who have facilities that are subject to or potentially subject to PSD permitting. The course covers such essential topics as key definitions contained in the federal and state PSD rules, PSD applicability assessments and exclusions, specific examples of application of the program by the state regulatory agency, and strategies to avoid PSD permitting as allowed within the framework of the regulations. Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Understand basic PSD applicability procedures and complicated PSD applicability assessments and exclusions
  • Learn to conduct a contemporaneous netting analysis
  • Review air quality analysis requirements for NAAQS and PSD increments
  • Learn about Best Available Control Technology (BACT) analyses, including BACT for GHGs
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
    • Understand basic PSD applicability procedures and the potentially industry-friendly changes that NSR reform and recent EPA guidance represents
    • Review the routine maintenance, repair, and replacement (RMRR) exclusion and guidance
    • Understand the importance of environmental management of change (MOC) documentation and how to create a robust review system
    • Learn about complicated PSD applicability assessments and exclusions
      • Baseline actual emissions
      • Projected actual emissions
      • Demand growth (could have accommodated) emissions
    • Learn how to conduct a netting analysis
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    Sep 06, 2018 -- Montgomery, AL
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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    Navigating Compliance and Changes to your Alabama Title V Permit

    Environmental professionals responsible for compliance under the Title V operating permit program will benefit from this 1/2-day course which is tailored to address the day-to-day requirements of living with a Title V permit in Alabama. The course will cover practical examples pertaining to developing and implementing compliance management systems, preparing compliance reports, and determining when and how to submit a Title V permit modification application. Instructors are senior consultants who are active in preparing operating permits and compliance management strategies for industrial sources.

    Attendees learn to: 

    • Prepare for compliance inspections
    • Implement compliance management and recordkeeping systems
    • Prepare compliance and deviation reports
    • Submit permit applications        

    Sep 06, 2018 -- Montgomery, AL
    Mar 27, 2019 -- Birmingham, AL