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Industry-Specific Training



Cement


Clean Air Act Workshop for the Cement Manufacturing Industry

This 1-day course is designed for professionals in the cement manufacturing industry who would benefit from learning the key subjects impacting the industry. The course covers essential topics such as PSD, NSPS, NESHAPs/MACT and Title V, climate change related programs, and innovative compliance methods. The course includes presentation elements such as case studies and group exercises, intended to maximize understanding of this challenging material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Understand new Portland Cement MACT compliance requirements
  • Understand the air permitting and compliance obligations and implications associated with modifications and changes at a cement plant
  • Develop effective air quality permitting and compliance strategies for the operations of a cement plant

Type Date Location
Classroom Sep 16, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM St. Louis, MO



Chemical Manufacturing


Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP

This 1-day course is designed for petroleum refining, chemical plant, and TSDF environmental staff and management who need an understanding of the Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP (BWON). The course covers such essential topics as rule applicability, point of generation (POG) determination, total annual benzene (TAB) calculations, 2 Mg and 6 Mg compliance options, and control requirements under the rule. The course format includes lectures and case studies (including agency applicability interpretations and enforcement cases) to maximize understanding of this challenging material. Course completion enables attendees to: 

  • Understand what waste streams to include in a facility’s TAB
  • Determine applicable control requirements for various waste management units
  • Understand BWON compliance options and “benzene quantity” (BQ) calculations
  • Apply industry best practices for a BWON compliance program

Type Date Location
Webinar May 14, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST/CDT Online


Clean Air Act Workshop for Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) Facilities - 2 Day

This 2-day workshop for environmental personnel at SOCMI facilities navigates the complex web of applicability, compliance, and control requirements under the SOCMI NSPS, Hazardous Organic NESHAP (HON), and Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP (BWON).  Utilizing key applicability concepts, regulatory background, real world examples, and interactive best practices discussion, attendees will maximize their understanding of this challenging material. Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Identify subject emission and compliance requirements
  • Evaluate process changes and potential applicability triggers
  • Develop complete deviation and compliance reports

Type Date Location
Classroom Jun 16 - 17, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Mobile, AL
Classroom Sep 15 - 16, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX


Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions and LDAR Programs

This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.

Type Date Location
Classroom Jul 28, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA


NESHAP for Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing (the MON) – 1.5 day

This 1.5-day workshop for environmental personnel managing MON compliance will fill in the gaps for this gap-filling rule. Our course focuses on basic requirements, key applicability concepts, and regulatory guidance and provides real-world examples and open discussion throughout to maximize understanding. This course will begin at 12:00 p.m. for the first half-day of instruction. The first half-day will be a combined session with attendees for Trinity’s Clean Air Act Workshop for the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) and will cover shared topics for MON and SOCMI process units.

Please note: 1st day starts at noon and ends at 5:00 p.m. 2nd day starts at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 5:00 p.m.

Type Date Location
Classroom Jun 10 - 11, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Columbus, OH
Classroom Sep 16 - 17, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX



Iron & Steel


TRI Workshop for Primary & Secondary Metals Industries

This 1/2-day course is for personnel in the primary and secondary metals industry responsible for ensuring compliance with EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting program. This course will cover essential topics such as key regulatory definitions, exemptions, threshold determinations, release calculations, and common compliance pitfalls. This course includes real-world industry-specific examples to maximize understanding of this material.

Type Date Location
Webinar May 01, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST/EDT Online



Landfills


Navigating Air Regulations at Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills

This 1-day course is for landfill managers, engineers, technicians, and environmental professionals who oversee elements of air permitting and compliance at MSW landfills. Topics include the use of U.S. EPA’s LandGEM model for estimating LFG generation rates, best practices for determining the potential to emit from MSW landfills (and related sources), tips for negotiating permit conditions, and determining applicability and compliance for related NSPS and NESHAPs. Real world exercises illustrate steps of the permitting process, ongoing compliance monitoring activities, and preparation of compliance reports.

  • Learn to review draft permit applications
  • Understand landfill potential to emit and bigger picture implications of such emissions (e.g., NNSR or PSD)
  • Understand NSPS and NESHAP standards and associated compliance options
  • Type Date Location
    Classroom May 20, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ
    Classroom Sep 15, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bakersfield, CA



    Liquid Terminals


    Clean Air Act Workshop for the Liquid Terminal Industry

    This course is designed for professionals in the liquid storage industry who would benefit from learning the key subjects impacting operators of bulk liquid terminals, aboveground storage tank facilities, and pipeline companies. The course covers essential topics such as PSD/nonattainment/minor NSR, Title V, NSPS, NESHAPs/MACT, and innovative compliance methods. The course includes presentation elements such as case studies and group exercises to maximize understanding of this challenging material. 

    Type Date Location
    Webinar May 07 - 08, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST/CDT Online
    Classroom Oct 06, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA
    Classroom Nov 05, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX



    Oil & Natural Gas


    Air Quality Permitting and Compliance for Oil & Natural Gas Operations (New Mexico Rules)

    This 1-day course provides an overview of air quality regulations and permitting options for oil & natural gas operations in New Mexico. While this is an introductory course designed for those new to air quality permitting for oil & gas, permitting veterans will benefit from regulatory updates. Course format includes case studies, interactive review, and calculation exercises to maximize understanding of the material.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Aug 25, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Artesia, NM
    Classroom Sep 16, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Midland, TX
    Classroom Oct 22, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO


    Air Quality Permitting and Compliance for Oil & Natural Gas Operations (Oklahoma Rules)

    This 1-day course provides an overview of air quality regulations and permitting options for oil & natural gas operations in Oklahoma. While this is an introductory course designed for those new to air quality permitting for oil & gas, permitting veterans will benefit from regulatory updates. Course format includes case studies, interactive review, and calculation exercises to maximize understanding of the material.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Sep 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tulsa, OK


    Air Quality Permitting and Compliance for Oil & Natural Gas Operations (Texas rules)

    This 1-day course provides an overview of air quality regulations and permitting options for oil & natural gas operations in Texas. While this is an introductory course designed for those new to air quality permitting for oil & gas, permitting veterans will benefit from regulatory updates. Course format includes case studies, interactive review, and calculation exercises to maximize understanding of the material. 

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 24, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
    Classroom Jul 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
    Classroom Sep 08, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tulsa, OK
    Classroom Sep 17, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Midland, TX
    Classroom Oct 27, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX


    Air Quality Permitting and Compliance for Oil & Natural Gas Operations in Louisiana (State Rules)

    This 1-day course provides an overview of Louisiana air quality regulations and permitting options for oil & natural gas operations for Texas-based personnel. While this is an introductory course designed for those new to air quality permitting for oil & natural gas, permitting veterans will benefit from regulatory updates. Course format includes case studies, interactive review, and calculation exercises to maximize understanding of the material.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Aug 13, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX


    Air Quality Permitting for Oil & Natural Gas Operations in the Appalachian Basin (State Rules)

    This 1-day course is for environmental/project engineering staff responsible for air permitting of natural gas operations in PA, and OH. Those new to air permitting in these states as well as veterans benefit from the dynamic discussion of recent developments in evolving state-specific requirements. This course covers all segments of natural gas operations (production, processing, gathering, and transmission) in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays. Case studies illustrate the intricacies of operating in the Appalachian Basin.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Oct 15, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charleston, WV


    Clean Air Act Workshop for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry

    This 1-day course is for environmental professionals responsible for air quality compliance in the oil & natural gas industry from upstream E&P through natural gas processing, transmission, and storage. The course covers air quality regulations and emission calculations as well as several relevant NSPS and NESHAP triggers. The instructor utilizes a mixture of media and group discussion to emphasize key concepts.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Oct 14, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charleston, WV


    Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions & LDAR for Natural Gas Processing Plants

    This 1-day course will provide an overview of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and will focus on managing an LDAR program at Natural Gas Processing Plants to comply with the regulatory requirements. The course will cover federal LDAR standards as well as compare major LDAR regulations. The course will cover the NSPS and MACT standards. To demonstrate compliance with applicable LDAR regulations, facilities are required to implement LDAR programs. Therefore, the course focuses on developing and implementing an LDAR program as well as other facets related to an LDAR program such as emission quantification and managing LDAR contractors.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 10, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
    Classroom Dec 03, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Midland, TX


    OGI and NSPS OOOOa Compliance for Oil & Gas Operations

    This full-day course is intended for both field and corporate environmental personnel in the oil & natural gas industry subject to optical gas imaging (OGI) leak detection and repair (LDAR) under NSPS OOOOa. The course provides practical overviews of NSPS OOOOa, the requirements for performing surveys under this rule, and associated recordkeeping and reporting requirements. The course will include practical applications of the rules, and reasoning behind many of the prescriptive requirements.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 11, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO


    OGI for NSPS OOOOa Compliance for Oil & Gas Operations (Half-Day)

    This half-day course is intended for both field and corporate environmental personnel in the oil & natural gas industry subject to optical gas imaging (OGI) leak detection and repair (LDAR) under NSPS OOOOa. The course provides practical overviews of NSPS OOOOa, the requirements for performing surveys under this rule, and associated recordkeeping and reporting requirements. The course will include practical applications of the rules, and reasoning behind many of the prescriptive requirements.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jul 10, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Houston, TX



    Oil & Natural Gas/Refining


    Webinar Series: The Complex World of Chemical MACT Applicability (Part 1)

    Please join Trinity Consultants for a 2-part webinar series covering the peculiarities of chemical manufacturing MACT applicability under 40 CFR 63.  Given their setup, facilities may easily trigger multiple MACT regulations, sometime for the same process equipment. Often, a understanding of EPA guidance and background documentation is needed to fully vet their complex applicability criteria.  From simple one-product facilities to the most complex, flexible operations, over the course of 2 parts, this webinar series will help you navigate the complex world of chemical MACT applicability by answering the following questions:


    Type Date Location
    Webinar May 12, 2020 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CST/CDT Online



    Petroleum Refining


    Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP

    This 1-day course is designed for petroleum refining, chemical plant, and TSDF environmental staff and management who need an understanding of the Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP (BWON). The course covers such essential topics as rule applicability, point of generation (POG) determination, total annual benzene (TAB) calculations, 2 Mg and 6 Mg compliance options, and control requirements under the rule. The course format includes lectures and case studies (including agency applicability interpretations and enforcement cases) to maximize understanding of this challenging material. Course completion enables attendees to: 

    • Understand what waste streams to include in a facility’s TAB
    • Determine applicable control requirements for various waste management units
    • Understand BWON compliance options and “benzene quantity” (BQ) calculations
    • Apply industry best practices for a BWON compliance program

    Type Date Location
    Webinar May 14, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST/CDT Online


    Clean Air Act Workshop for the Petroleum Refining Industry

    This 2-day course for petroleum refining environmental, engineering staff, and management addresses federal Clean Air Act requirements typically applicable to petroleum refining. The course covers emissions quantification for common refinery sources, federal PSD permitting applicability and requirements for capital projects, and an overview of applicability and requirements under the various NESHAP, MACT, and NSPS regulations for the petroleum refining industry. Case studies (including agency applicability interpretations and enforcement cases) are used to maximize understanding. Learn to:

    • Evaluate the impact on emissions from various types of projects
    • Determine MACT and NSPS requirements applicable to specific equipment
    • Consider permitting concerns triggered by capital projects
    • Understand ongoing EPA enforcement efforts and prepare for upcoming rulemaking efforts

    Type Date Location
    Webinar May 12 - 13, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST/CDT Online


    Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions and LDAR Programs

    This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jul 28, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA



    Power Generation


    Air Quality Fundamentals for the Power Industry

    This course is intended to provide an overview of all air regulations impacting power generation facilities. The course is suitable for new staff with environmental responsibilities in the power industry as well as experienced power staff that are new to air environmental responsibilities. For newer staff, this course provides the background needed for the Power PSD course.  

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Sep 23, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL


    CEMS Management for the Power Industry

    This course is a power-specific version of Trinity’s Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) – Best Practices and Program Management course and is focused on Part 75 requirements specifically. The course is intended for environmental managers, CEMS technicians and managers, and anyone who works with CEMS or CEMS data at a power facility on a regular basis.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Sep 22, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL


    PSD Applicability for the Power Industry

    This course is targeted to specifically address PSD applicability for the power industry. The course is geared for experienced environmental staff who are familiar with NSPS, NESHAP, CAMD programs, and state construction permit requirements, or for those who have completed the Air Quality Fundamentals for the Power Industry course.  

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Sep 24, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL



    Semiconductors


    Introduction to Exhaust Management, Abatement, and Air Emissions in the Semiconductor Industry

    This 1-day course provides an overview of air quality permitting, compliance, testing, abatement, and exhaust management for the semiconductor industry. Designed for personnel responsible for air quality and controls, the course covers such essential topics as semiconductor process emissions calculations (including GHGs), controls and abatement, and exhaust management.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 03, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Syracuse, NY
    Classroom Aug 19, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Portland, OR


    Introduction to Semiconductor Industry Toxic Release Inventory and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting

    This 1-day course is for personnel in the semiconductor industry responsible for ensuring compliance with the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting programs. This course will cover essential topics such as key regulatory definitions, exemptions, threshold determinations, emissions calculations, and common compliance pitfalls for both programs. This course includes real-world case studies and exercises to maximize understanding of this material.  

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 02, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Syracuse, NY
    Classroom Aug 20, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Portland, OR



    Webinar Series: Malfunctions and PRV Monitoring

    Due to current challenging time and our commitment to the safety our employees and our clients, we had cancelled our SOCMI and MON courses. As such, we will be hosting a series of webinars for some of the topics we cover during these courses. As there is much synergy between the SOCMI regulations and other MACT standards, these webinars may also be applied to other Chemical MACT regulations.

    Type Date Location
    Webinar Jun 23, 2020 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST/CDT Online