Strategies for Managing Capital Projects at Primary & Secondary Metals Facilities

This 1-day course is for environmental, engineering, and management staff at primary and secondary metals facilities responsible for evaluating capital projects for air quality permitting and compliance requirements. The course covers basic emissions quantification and air pollution control strategies for common sources at integrated steel, EAF, and secondary metals mills, federal NSR/PSD permitting applicability and requirements for capital projects, and an overview of general applicability triggers under the NSPS and NESHAP programs. Industry-specific case studies (including agency applicability interpretations and enforcement cases) are used to highlight successful project management and permitting strategies.


Course topics
  • The impact on emissions from various types of projects
  • NSR/PSD applicability determination steps and key considerations
  • The importance of strategic capital planning for NSR avoidance
  • The criteria for triggering reconstruction or modification under NSPS and NESHAP
  • The critical questions to ask when evaluating capital projects for Clean Air Act implications
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    Dec 04, 2019 -- Pittsburgh, PA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Apr 30, 2020 -- Indianapolis, IN
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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    TRI Workshop for Primary & Secondary Metals Industries

    This 1/2-day course is for personnel in the primary and secondary metals industry responsible for ensuring compliance with EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting program. This course will cover essential topics such as key regulatory definitions, exemptions, threshold determinations, release calculations, and common compliance pitfalls. This course includes real-world industry-specific examples to maximize understanding of this material.

    Dec 05, 2019 -- Pittsburgh, PA
    May 01, 2020 -- Indianapolis, IN