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. Each course is focused on state and/or district requirements for the location of the course. 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. Common reporting and compliance management tasks are reviewed, and recent and ongoing regulatory developments are discussed. Topics include:

  • Key Clean Air Act and state/district regulatory requirements
  • Air permitting concepts and processes for construction and operating permits
  • Streamlining compliance management tasks
  • 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
      • Emissions Netting
      • PSD and Nonattainment NSR 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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    Oct 30, 2018 -- Seattle, WA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    May 01, 2019 -- Pasco, 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.