MARCH 24-26, 2020

Training Location

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
South Central Regional Office
909 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110

NOTE: Attendees will need to bring state issued ID and driver’s license.

INSTRUCTORS: Mary Boyer and Joe Paisie


Class Length: 3 - day lecture course

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 training course is recommended as a background course for all areas of study in the APTI curriculum.

Target Audience

This course is 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 review and/or regulatory compliance.



Please register on-line at by March 3, 2020

NOTE: There is NO registration fee for state and local employees to attend this training. A nominal fee of $31.00 will be charged for Federal employees.



Staybridge Suites Harrisburg/Hershey
920 Wildwood Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Note: All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations.

Room Rate: $117.00 plus tax

Reservations: Please call 800-238-8000 or 717-233-3304 (and press zero), mention the " MARAMA-APTI 452" room block.

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Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 24, 2020

Complimentary breakfast and parking for overnight guests! Free WiFi in guest rooms!

NOTE: Cancellation without penalty up to 24 hours prior to your arrival. Please note that MARAMA will not be responsible for paying a penalty should any “supported” attendee cancel after 4 pm the day prior to their scheduled arrival.


MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax (March 23th, 24th and 25th) for up to 2 staff members 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.

Alternative support requests: Please let us know if you will be requesting additional support (other than that being offered by MARAMA above), and we will send your state air director a travel support request on-line form to complete for approval consideration.

NOTE: Approximately two weeks PRIOR to the training course, we will email MARAMA’s Training Committee with a link to request lodging support for up to 2 agency staff members.