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Air Quality Construction Permitting in Iowa

This intensive 1-day course is intended for environmental professionals responsible for air quality permitting and compliance management for their facilities. This course is focused on Iowa air construction permitting requirements. A brief overview of federal requirements and detailed information on state/local regulations provide the information needed to prepare or manage the air permit application process for new or modified sources. Title V operating permits and the PSD permitting process will not be covered in this class. Common reporting and compliance management tasks are reviewed, and recent and ongoing regulatory developments are discussed. Topics include:

  • Key Clean Air Act and Iowa regulatory requirements
  • Air permitting concepts and processes for construction permits
  • Streamlining compliance management tasks
  • Safeguarding your facility for future expansions
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
  • Clean Air Act
    • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
    • Federal Performance and Operating Standards
      • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
      • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
    • Iowa Administrative Code
      • Polk County & Linn County Differences
      • State Implementation Plan (SIP)
  • Iowa Air Construction Permitting Requirements
    • Key Definitions and Regulations
    • Construction Permits
      • Exemptions from Permitting
      • Calculating Potential Emissions
      • Preparing the Application (Forms, Attachments, EASYAir)
      • Authorized Construction Prior to Permit Issuance
      • Application Timing
      • Understanding the Issued Permit Terms & Conditions
    • Permitting Variance Requests
    • Permitting Examples
  • Dispersion Modeling in Iowa
    • Modeling Triggers
    • NAAQS Challenges
    • Procedures and Policies
    • Background Levels
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    Sep 28, 2021 -- Des Moines, IA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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    Environmental Reporting Requirements in Iowa

    This 2-day course provides an overview of the environmental reporting fundamentals and requirements during a typical calendar year for the state in which the course is being presented. The course addresses major environmental reports required during a calendar year through the implementation of practical work exercises that cover program applicability through completion of required forms. A discussion of best practices, or compliance techniques, is also provided. Attendees learn to:

  • Prepare standard federal/state reports including Tier II, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), annual air emissions inventory, Title V Annual Compliance Certification and Semiannual Monitoring Reports
  • Prepare incident and other site-specific reports including spill or release reports, excess air emissions, deviation, and SSM reports, ERMS & NOX budget reports, and more
  • Apply best practice compliance techniques to reporting tasks
  • Jan 20 - 21, 2021 -- Des Moines, IA