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Air Quality Permitting in North Carolina

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
    • Federal Air Quality Regulations
      • Brief Overview of the Regulatory Process
        • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
        • National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
        • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
        • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
          • Major Source/Major Modification concepts
          • Emissions netting and PSD applicability
        • BACT control technology analyses
        • Air Quality Analyses
          • Dispersion modeling concepts and requirements
          • PSD Increments
          • Class I Areas
        • Nonattainment New Source Review (NA NSR)
      • Title V - Operating Permits
    • North Carolina Air Quality Regulations
      • North Carolina’s Air Quality Programs
        • Overview of DENR and the Division of Air Quality (DAQ)
        • Structure of the DAQ’s air regulations
        • DAQ’s Air Toxics program
        • Important regulatory definitions
      • North Carolina Construction Permits
        • Basic permit application format
        • Permit application preparation and concepts
        • Permit exemptions/general permits
        • Permit review and approval process
      • Title V Operating Permits
        • Title V permit contents and condition negotiating
        • Periodic Monitoring and Compliance Assurance
        • Monitoring (CAM) guidance
        • Title V permit renewals and revisions
        • Reporting and Certification
        • Diviations
        • Permit Modifications
      • Updates on Current Regulatory Issues
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    May 07, 2021 -- Raleigh, NC
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • Instructors were excellent
    • Tied all of the various NC permitting requirements together
    • Could not have gotten more in one day. Great job Trinity!