Air Quality Permitting in Minnesota

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 requirements for the location of the course. A brief overview of federal requirements and detailed information on state 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 regulatory requirements
  • Air permitting concepts and processes for operating permits
  • Streamlining compliance management tasks
  • CEUs:

    Course topics
  • Overview of the Regulatory Process --Clean Air Act Primer
    • 1970 Clean Air Act
      • NAAQS
      • NESHAPs
      • NSPS
    • 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments
      • PSD
    • 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
      • Title V
      • MACT
  • Periodic Monitoring and Compliance Assurance Monitoring
    • U.S. EPA guidance
    • Minnesota approach
    • Part 70 applications
    • Recent court action
  • Permitting and Reporting Requirements
    • Construction Permitting
      • Application triggers
      • Exemptions
      • Air Emissions Risk Analysis (AERA)
      • Environmental Review
    • Operating Permitting
      • Specific Minnesota features
      • Major/Minor/Insignificant permit amendments
      • Compliance certifications
      • Title V dispersion modeling
      • Part 70 permit renewals
    • Annual Emission Reports
    • Ongoing Regulatory Developments
    • New Source Review reform
      • Multi-pollutant legislation
      • Latest MACT standards
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    Aug 19, 2020 -- Lake Elmo, MN
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • The instructor is easy to follow and very organized in her delivery of the content. Air permitting is complex, and she did a great job of breaking down the regulations and concepts for everyone to follow.
    • This is a very dry topic but I was able to remain focused the entire time. Awesome instructor!