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Air Quality Permitting in Nebraska

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
      • Clean Air Act Primer
        • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
        • Federal Performance and Operating Standards
          • New Source Performance Standard (NSPS)
          • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
        • Federal Permitting
          • New Source Review (PSD)
          • Operating Permits
        • Nebraska State Implementation Plan (SIP)
      • Nebraska Air Permitting Requirements
        • Agency Contacts and Responsibilities
        • Key Definitions
        • Construction Permits
          • Exemptions from Permitting
          • Nebraska Modeling Requirements (when and how)
          • Dispersion Modeling Overview
          • Permit Procedures (Forms, Attachments)
          • Timing of permit issuance
        • Operating Permits
          • Insignificant Activities
          • Title V Permit Conditions
          • Modifying an Operating Permit
          • Emissions Reporting Obligations
        • Permitting Examples
      • Compliance Monitoring and CAM (why and how)
      • Operating and Maintenance Plans (including Start-up, Shutdown, & Malfunctions)
      • Typical Permit Conditions & Smart/Strategic Permitting
      • Title V Compliance Certification (Intermittent vs. Continuous Compliance)
      • Rulemaking Initiatives In Nebraska
      • NSR Reform – PSD Changes and Timetables
        • PSD Changes and Timetables
        • Applicability Changes
        • Clean Units
        • Pollution Control Projects
        • Plantwide Applicability Limits (PAL Permits)
      • Enforcement Initiatives Update (Ethanol, Electric Utilities, Agricultural Products)
      • Upcoming Dispersion Model Changes
        • AERMOD
        • CALPUFF
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    Jan 27, 2021 -- Omaha, NE
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • It was a small class, which allowed me to feel comfortable asking questions. The instructors were very helpful when I asked about things specific to my facility.
    • Helped me to understand the complex air permitting issues and how it applies to me.
    • Very good materials.

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    Environmental Reporting Requirements in Nebraska

    This 2-day course provides an overview of the environmental reporting fundamentals and requirements during a typical calendar year for the state in which the course is being presented. The course addresses major environmental reports required during a calendar year through the implementation of practical work exercises that cover program applicability through completion of required forms. A discussion of best practices, or compliance techniques, is also provided. Attendees learn to:

  • Prepare standard federal/state reports including Tier II, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), annual air emissions inventory, Title V Annual Compliance Certification and Semiannual Monitoring Reports
  • Prepare incident and other site-specific reports including spill or release reports, excess air emissions, deviation, and SSM reports, ERMS & NOX budget reports, and more
  • Apply best practice compliance techniques to reporting tasks
  • Jan 28 - 29, 2021 -- Omaha, NE