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PSD Applicability for the Power Industry

This course is targeted to specifically address PSD applicability for the power industry. The course is geared for experienced environmental staff who are familiar with NSPS, NESHAP, CAMD programs, and state construction permit requirements, or for those who have completed the Air Quality Fundamentals for the Power Industry course.  


Course topics
  • Potential triggers for PSD permitting
    • Major Sources
    • Identification of potential triggers
    • Information gathering to characterize
  • Quantification of Emissions Increases
    • Baseline actual emissions
    • Projected actual emissions
    • Demand growth exclusion
  • Routine Maintenance, Repair, Replacement Exclusion
    • 4/5 Factor Test - Nature/Extent, Purpose, Frequency, Cost
  • Reasonable Possibility Rule
    • Applicability
    • Tracking and Submittals
    • What if tracking shows projections was inaccurate?
  • Management Systems for PSD Project Assessments
  • Overview of Requirements if PSD is Triggered
  • Emerging Topics
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Sep 24, 2020 -- Chicago, IL
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Air Quality Fundamentals for the Power Industry

This course is intended to provide an overview of all air regulations impacting power generation facilities. The course is suitable for new staff with environmental responsibilities in the power industry as well as experienced power staff that are new to air environmental responsibilities. For newer staff, this course provides the background needed for the Power PSD course.  

Sep 23, 2020 -- Chicago, IL

CEMS Management for the Power Industry

This course is a power-specific version of Trinity’s Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) – Best Practices and Program Management course and is focused on Part 75 requirements specifically. The course is intended for environmental managers, CEMS technicians and managers, and anyone who works with CEMS or CEMS data at a power facility on a regular basis.

Sep 22, 2020 -- Chicago, IL