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Introduction to Environmental Regulations

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Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

333 Baldwin Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15205

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This two-day course is aimed at new environmental managers and plant or operations managers, with an emphasis on compliance with permits and air, water, and waste regulations.

Instructors: Bruce Dumdei and Chris Hortert

Course fee includes continental breakfast and lunch each day. Couse participants are also invited to dinner Wednesday night.

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DAY 1

ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
International
--Industrial development and smog, Greenhouse gases, Ozone Depleting Substances United States
--Congress and the EPA
--Timeline
State and Local – Los Angeles Air Pollution Control Agency 1947
--Cooperation and Federalism

FEDERAL vs STATE vs LOCAL PROGRAMS

FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
National Environmental Policy Act /environmental impact statements
Waste, water and air
Clean Air Act
--Pollutants
----Criteria, Air Toxics/HAPS, GHG, good ozone/bad ozone, global warming
----Point, fugitive, mobile sources
--State Implementation Plans and the National Ambient Air Quality Standards
--New Source Performance Standards
--Hazardous Air Pollutants and NESHAP standards
--New Source Review Construction Permits / Title V Operating Permits
--RMP
Clean Water Act
--Storm water and Discharge permits
----Pollutant discharge standards
--Role of Public Waste Water Treatment Plants
--Safe Drinking Water Act
--Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Rule
--Wetlands


DAY 2

UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS vs ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS

RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT (RCRA), HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, LEAD, ASBESTOS, PCBs

SUPERFUND & THE COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION, AND LIABILITY ACT

EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA)

TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT

FEDERAL INSECTICIDE, FUNGICIDE, AND RODENTICIDE ACT

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

STATE PROGRAMS
Overview
Approvals and enforcement
--Permits
----Air
----Water
----Waste
Control district, county and city

COMPLIANCE
Applicability
--Reading regulations
--Determining applicability
Determining requirements
--Standard or limit?
--Reading your permit (Title V – Compliance Certification)
Monitoring, Recordkeeping, Reporting,
Environmental Management systems; ISO 14000 etc.

ENFORCEMENT: ADMINISTRATIVE vs CRIMINAL
EPA and Next gen compliance
Audits - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
--audit policy
--self-reporting
--consent decrees

WHERE TO GO FOR HELP
Organizations
Web
Agency
When you need professional help


1.6 CEUs available upon completion of this course.

http://www.cecinc.com/etc/

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