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Air Quality Permits – How to Obtain, How to Comply Webinar Series



Air Quality Permits – How to Obtain, How to Comply
Tuesday, September 22 and Tuesday, September 29, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET

The webinar is designed as basic air quality permitting/compliance training for environmental managers who are new to air quality permits or experienced environmental managers who would like a refresher. The webinar will provide an overview of the federal and state air quality regulations, and will discuss regulations applicable to a wide variety of industrial sites (e.g., engine/boiler regulations, refrigerant management, paint booths, metal fabrication). The webinar will also discuss state permitting nuances, emissions inventories, and compliance reporting.
     $330 A&WMA Member; $450 Nonmember
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Part 1: Obtaining and Complying with Air Permits
Tuesday, September 22, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET

The first session will cover basic concepts that underlie the air permitting process, including a discussion of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), types of regulated pollutants, common emission sources, and air pollution control devices. It will also cover federal regulations such as National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS).
     $200 A&WMA Member; $250 Nonmember

Part 2: Air Permitting Fundamentals
Tuesday, September 29, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET

The second session will go on to describe the general permitting process, including types of air permits, typical permitting steps, and calculating potential to emit (PTE), Title V permits, and state/local permits. The session will also touch on reporting requirements that are often associated with permits, such as emissions inventories and compliance reporting. Discussions will be relevant to a wide variety of emission sources such as engines, boilers, refrigerant-containing equipment, paint booths, and metal fabrication processes.
     $200 A&WMA Member; $250 Nonmember
Presenters:

Ali Farnoud, Senior Managing Consultant, Ramboll US Corporation's Arlington, Virginia Office
Ali Farnoud is a Senior Managing Consultant with Ramboll US Corporation's Arlington, Virginia office. He has been an air quality consultant since 2008 and his experience spans over various states and industries. Ali has assisted numerous clients both with complex air quality permitting projects and with complying with their applicable environmental regulations. He holds a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering with a focus on air pollution control.

Laura Cottrell, Managing Consultant, Ramboll US Corporation’s Westford, Massachusetts Office
Laura Cottrell is a Managing Consultant in Ramboll US Corporation’s Westford, Massachusetts office. Laura has been an air quality consultant for over 14 years and she assists clients with air quality permitting/compliance as well as noise and site selection services. Laura’s main focus is data centers and she helps her clients navigate through the federal engine regulations.

Moderator:

Vasco Roma, Managing Consultant, Ramboll US Corporation’s Arlington, Virginia Office
Vasco Roma is a Managing Consultant with Ramboll US Corporation’s Arlington, Virginia office. Vasco has been providing consulting support to clients for over 16 years with a focus on air quality and including major and minor source permitting, emissions reporting, auditing, and other regulatory compliance support. Vasco has assisted clients located throughout the US and in diverse industries such as oil and gas production, petroleum refining, container and glass fiber manufacturing, and food and beverage.