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 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 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
    • New ozone and PM2.5 standards
    • AERMOD and CALPUFF – the new models
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    Aug 15, 2018 -- St. Paul, MN
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM