Air Quality Permitting in Washington

This intensive 1-day course is intended for environmental professionals responsible for air quality permitting and compliance management for their facilities. The course is focused on state requirements in Washington. A brief overview of federal requirements and detailed information on state and local regulations provide the information needed to prepare or manage the air permit application process for new or modified sources. The course also includes discussion of recent and ongoing regulatory developments. Topics include:

  • Key Clean Air Act and state/local regulatory requirements
  • Air permitting concepts and processes for Notice of Construction (NOC) and Title V Air Operating Permits
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
    • Overview of Washington Permitting Programs
      • Registration Requirements
      • Local Air Agencies
    • Washington Notice of Construction (NOC)
      • Applicability of NOC Permitting
      • Best Available Control Technology
      • Toxic Air Pollutant (TAP) Requirements
      • Permit Timelines
      • Dispersion Modeling Requirements
      • State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) requirements for air permits
    • Prevention of Significant Deterioration
      • Baseline Actual Emissions
      • Projected Actual Emissions Calculation
      • PSD Permitting Requirements
    • Air Operating Permits / Title V
      • Overview of Operating Permits
      • Permit Renewals and Modifications
      • Compliance Certification
    • Federal Emission Standards
      • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
      • Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT)
      • Commonly Applicable Subparts
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    Apr 28, 2020 -- Seattle, WA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Nov 11, 2020 -- Seattle, WA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • The instructor was excellent. He genuinely cared about issues, was (appropriately) passionate about the topics, answered all questions, and invited future consultation/questions.
    • The instructor is super knowledgeable but keeps the instruction on an appropriate level. Class participation was encouraged and it was very useful to hear experiences from other locations.
    • I appreciated the binder with copies of slides and supporting materials.
    • I thought the instruction was outstanding overall.
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    • Course was instructed very well.
    • Instructor's examples through personal experience were very helpful in understanding the material