Air Quality Permitting in Kansas

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


Course topics
  • Current Construction Permits & Approval Process
    • Overview of Kansas' Current Permit Program
    • Permit vs. Approval Applicability
    • Construction Approval Application Contents
    • Construction Permit Application Contents
    • Timing of Permit Issuance
  • Proposed Construction Permitting Process
    • Proposed Exemptions
    • Registration Program
    • Approval Program
    • Major Source Permits
    • Discussion of the Benefits of the Proposed Program
  • Major New Source Review (Major NSR)
    • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
    • Emissions Increase Calculation
    • Modifications
    • PSD Exemptions
    • Dispersion Modeling Requirements
      • AERMOD vs. ISC
  • NSR Reform
    • Status of Reform in Kansas
    • Applicability Changes
  • New Source Performance Standards
    • NSPS Applicability
    • Commonly Applicable Subparts
  • Mact Standards
    • Overview of MACT Program
    • Commonly Applicable MACT Standards
  • Title V Operating Permits
    • Overview of Kansas's Operating Permit Program
    • Class I, Class II and Class III Applicability
    • Permit Modifications / Revisions
    • Permit Renewals
    • Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM)
      • CAM Applicability Determinations
      • Required Elements of the CAM Plan
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Oct 10, 2019 -- Wichita, KS
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Spill Plan Compliance in Kansas

This 1-day course is intended for environmental professionals responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining spill plans for their facilities. The course covers essential spill plan topics,including applicability, plan requirements and development, and guidelines for ensuring your spill plans are effective and sustainable. Primary focus areas include Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs) covered under KDHE’s General Storm Water NPDES Permit and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans covered under 40 CFR 112. Other spill plans covered include Slug Control Plans, RCRA Contingency Plans, among others. The course format includes practical exercises, real-world examples, and open group discussion sessions intended to maximize understanding of the material.

Oct 09, 2019 -- Wichita, KS