March 3, 2016
10:00am - 11:00am

The speaker, Rasto Brezny of the Manufactures of Emission Controls Association, presented a discussion titled “Heavy-Duty Technologies Role in Meeting Future Emission Reduction Goals.” For a copy of the slides used during the presentation click on Presentation Slides.

Thank you for attending.

Presentation Slides

September 30 – October 2, 2014

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Northern Regional Office
13901 Crown Court
Woodbridge, VA 22139
Phone: 703-583-3800

INSTRUCTORS

Mary Boyer, Don Gipe, and Ron Culberson

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This entry level course is specifically designed for regulatory personnel who are new to the air quality regulatory field. This class is intended for engineers, scientists and technicians who are new personnel in regulatory agencies and will have responsibility for permit reviews and/or regulatory compliance.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This entry-level course presents a broad overview of the major aspects of air pollution control. The lessons include information about pollutants, pollutant sources, effects of pollution, dispersion of pollutants, measurement and control of emissions, laws and regulations pertaining to air pollution control, and other related topics. This course is a recommended background course for all areas of study in the APTI curriculum.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Those completing this course will gain a basic understanding of the information associated with the management of ambient air quality resources under the Clean Air Act and state and local regulations. Attendees will be able to identify the important points for each of the following elements on air pollution control:

• History of Air Pollution Control
• Health and Environmental Effects of Air Pollution
• Transport and Dispersion of Air Pollutants
• Air Quality Management
• Ambient Air Quality Monitoring
• Measurement of Emissions from Stationary Sources
• Emission Inventories
• Laws and Regulations
• Control of Emissions from Stationary Sources
• Emission Inventories
• Laws and Regulations
• Control of Emissions from Stationary Sources
• Control of Emissions from Mobile Sources
• Pollution Prevention
• Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement
• Indoor Air

DRAFT AGENDA

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday, October 2, 2014 – 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

REGISTRATION

Please register on line at www.APTI-learn.net
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2014

NOTE: There is NO registration fee for attending this meeting.

 

All Federal employees are required to pay a $42.00 fee for this coursePlease bring a check to the workshop.

 

WORKSHOP LOCATION

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Northern Regional Office
13901 Crown Court
Woodbridge, VA 22139
Phone: 703-583-3800

AREA HOTELS

All attendees are responsible for booking their own reservations.  There are several hotels nearby to choose from (see list below).  Please note that any staff member, who MARAMA supports for this meeting, should stay at a hotel which offers the government per diem rate, not to exceed $88.00 plus tax, in order for MARAMA to provide reimbursement.  When booking your reservation, please indicate that you are a government employee in order to get the government per diem rate.  You will need to show your government ID upon check-in. If you should have any questions or concerns regarding this, please contact Sue Dilli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Woodbridge
14030 Telegraph Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Rate: $88.00 plus tax (based on availability) – You will need to show your government ID upon check-in.

Courtyard Potomac Mills Woodbridge
14300 Crossing Place
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Rate: $88.00 plus tax (based on availability) – You will need to show your government ID upon check-in.

SpringHill Suites Potomac Mills Woodbridge
14325 Crossing Place
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 576-9000
Rate: $88.00 plus tax (based on availability)  – You will need to show your government ID upon check-in.

Sleep Inn
14080 Shoppers Best Way
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 580-9200
Rate: $88.00 plus tax (based on availability)  – You will need to show your government ID upon check-in.
Reference MARAMA

MARAMA SUPPORT AVAILABLE

MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax for up to 2 staff per MARAMA member agency. Supported attendees are responsible for all incidentals and travel.  Overnight support is not available to those who live within 50 miles of the course location.  If additional or alternative support is needed, pre-approval is necessary and a request must come from your agency’s Air Director (or their designee) and emailed to MARAMA’s Executive Director, Susan Wierman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), as well as MARAMA’s Training Coordinator, Sue Dilli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), prior to the event.  A list of what type of support is needed, an estimate of additional costs, and the reason for the support is essential to include. Please note that any staff member, who MARAMA supports for this meeting, should stay at a hotel which offers the government per diem rate, not to exceed $88.00 plus tax, in order for MARAMA to provide reimbursement.  

Mr. Michael Abraczinskas
Acting Director
Division of Air Quality
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources      
1641 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1641
phone: 919-707-8447
email: michael.abraczinskas @ ncdenr.gov

 

Mr. George "Tad" Aburn
Director
Air & Radiation Management Administration
Maryland Department of the Environment
1800 Washington Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21230
phone: 410-537-3255
email: george.aburn @ maryland.gov

Ms. Cecily Beall
MARAMA Vice Chair
Associate Director
Air Quality Division
District Department of Energy & Environment
51 N Street, NE 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
phone: 202-535-2290
email: cecily.beall @ dc.gov

 

Mr. Michael Dowd
MARAMA Treasurer
Director, Air Division
Division of Air Program Coordination
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
phone: 804-698-4311
email: michael.dowd @ deq.virginia.gov

Mr. William F. Durham
Director, Division of Air Quality
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
601 57th St, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
phone: 304-926-0462
email: william.f.durham @ wv.gov

Ms. Jayme Graham
Air Program Manager
Air Quality Program
Allegheny County Health Department
301 39th Street, Building #7
Pittsburgh, PA 15201-1891
phone: 412-578-8129
email: jgraham @ achd.net

 

Mr. Ali Mirzakhalili
MARAMA Chair
Division Director
Division of Air Quality
Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
655 South Bay Road, Suite 5N
Dover, DE 19901
phone: 302-739-9402
email: ali.mirzakhalili @ state.de.us

Mr. Krishnan Ramamurthy 
Director 
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Air Quality
Rachel Carson State Office Building, 12th Floor
PO Box 8468
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8468
phone: 717-772-3415
email: kramamurth @ pa.gov

 

Mr. Kassahun Sellassie
Director
Philadelphia Air Management Services
Department of Public Health
321 University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
phone: 215-685-7584
email: kassahun.sellassie @ phila.gov

Mr. Francis Steitz
Director
Division of Air Quality
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection   
401 East State Street, Floor 2
P.O. Box 420 Mailcode 401-02
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
phone: 609-984-1484
email: francis.steitz @ dep.nj.gov