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New Source Review (NSR) Workshop



Learn the Application of PSD Rules, New Sources, and Nonattainment Area NSR


NSR Workshop 5-part Webinar Series

Based on the updated 2019 A&WMA NSR Manual, this webinar series will provide attendees with a working knowledge and understanding of New Source Review rules and how to apply them in different situations. This webinar series is ideal for industry, attorneys, state and local permit writers, and consultants. The content will include the most recent changes including the EPA's current position on applicability, emissions accounting, common control and source classification. 
     Full Series: $600 A&WMA Member; $725 Nonmember
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Part 1 — NSR from Past to Present: Fundamentals, Permitting, Rules, Implementation, and Relationships  
Tuesday, September 1, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Presenter: Eric Hiser, Partner, Jorden, Hiser & Joy
Moderator: Eric Cornwell, Manager, Stationary Source Permitting Program, Air Protection Branch, Georgia EPD

To kick off the series, this webinar will present the history of NSR Program development as well as statutory fundamentals, an overview of permit programs, and the Federal, State, and Local roles in implementation. Legal aspects will also be included and will cover permit appeals, review and enforcement, objections, legal cases and precedents.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember

Part 2 — PSD Applicability
Tuesday, September 8, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Presenter: Colin Campbell, Principal, RTP Environmental Associates

This webinar will cover major and minor new sources, determining applicability by pollutant, and PSD and nonattainment area interaction. The PSD applicability modifications section will include definitions, areform applicability tests, regulated pollutants and significance levels, calculating emissions increases, netting, and case studies on the impacts of NSR reform.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember
 
Part 3 – BACT and PSD Air Quality Analysis Increments
Thursday, September 10, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: Dave Jordan, P.E., Partner, Environmental Resources Management and Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP, Senior Vice President and Technical Director, TRC

Part 3 of the NSR Webinar Series will cover BACT history and applicability, the top-down process, modifying BACT standards and example BACT determinations. The second part of this webinar will cover the Air Quality Analysis requirements and definition of ambient air quality.  A description of the NAAQS and PSD increments will be explained, and the details of the analysis process will be outlined including what existing and proposed sources will need to be included in the analysis. Baseline dates will also be described.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember
 
Part 4 – PSD Modeling and Class 1 Impact Area Analyses
Monday, September 14, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Presenter: Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP, Senior Vice President and Technical Director, TRC

Continuing the air quality discussion from Part 3, this webinar will cover all aspects of PSD modeling, including the new definition of ambient air and the revised models guideline. Protocol agreements, dispersion modeling, meteorological and topographic data, and interpreting model results will also be discussed.

Class 1 areas pose additional impacts that will be discussed beginning with the definition of Class 1 protection, the FLAG report, visibility analyses, and the effects on soils, vegetation, as well as the role of the Federal Land Manager.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember
 
Part 5 – Nonattainment Area NSR, Emissions Offsets, and Next Generation NSR Reforms
Friday, September 18, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Presenters: Colin Campbell, Principal, RTP Environmental Associates; Eric Hiser, Partner, Jorden, Hiser & Joy, Dave Jordan, P.E., Partner, Environmental Resources Management
Moderator: Eric Cornwell, Manager, Stationary Source Permitting Program, Air Protection Branch, Georgia EPD

Part 5 of the NSR Workshop Series will cover three important areas:
  • Nonattainment Area NSR - Geographic applicability; Major Source and Major Modification Thresholds; Dual Source Definition; Appendix S Conforming Rules; PM2.5 Requirements; 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS Impacts; LAER; Alternative Analyses; and Compliance Certification
  • Emissions Offsets — Applicability; the NSR Reform Baseline; Creditable Offsets; Ozone Nonattainment Areas, and Using Emissions Banks
  • Writing the Permit – What to Include; Federal, State, and Local Guidelines; and Tips for Getting Approved
The webinar will conclude with a discussion on Next Generation NSR Reforms that will cover what to expect in policy, regulations, and statutes, the most requested changes, NSR permitting challenges and successful outcomes, as well as lessons learned from these expert presenters throughout the years.
     $169 A&WMA Member; $229 Nonmember
Get the latest information from the experts! Workshop instructors include authors of the Manual: 
  • Colin Campbell, Principal, RTP Environmental Associates Inc.
  • Eric Hiser, Partner, Jorden, Hiser & Joy
  • Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP, Senior Vice President and Technical Director, TRC 
  • Dave Jordan, P.E., Partner, Environmental Resources Management 
Moderated by: Eric Cornwell, Manager, Stationary Source Permitting Program, Air Protection Branch at the Georgia EPD
 
The 2019 NSR Manual is highly recommended for participation in this webinar series. Explore features and subscription options now!