APTI 415 – Control of Gaseous Emissions

November 27-30, 2018



Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
South Central Regional Office
909 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-8200



Jerry W. Crowder, Ph.D., P.E.
Crowder Environmental Associates, Inc.



Class Length: 4–day lecture course



Those completing this course will gain a basic understanding of the different types and the operating characteristics of control devices that are available for specific gaseous emission sources. Attendees will be able to perform regulatory reviews involving the following elements of gaseous emissions and control:

–  Basic concepts of gas behavior
–  Sources of gaseous contaminants
–  Emission testing and monitoring
–  Carbon bed absorbers
–  Thermal incinerators (or oxidizers)
–  Catalytic incinerators
–  Absorbers
–  Condensers
–  Hood and fans effect on control systems



This course is a basic course that is designed for individuals within a regulatory agency whose role is to evaluate gaseous emission sources for permitting and to determine the ongoing compliance status of such emission sources.   This class is intended for new permit and compliance engineers and scientists who are responsible for permitting and compliance activities.


Engineering/scientific degree or successful completion of course RE: 100 – Basic Concepts in Environmental Sciences (7 modules), and six months of equivalent course/work experience.


Please register on-line at  by November 5, 2018

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



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

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

Room Rate: $116.00 plus tax

Reservations: Please call 800-238-8000 or 717-233-3304 (and press zero), mention the MARAMA-APTI 415 Training” block.

ON-LINE RESERVATIONS:  MARAMA-APTI 415 Training (Group Code will display as APT)

Hotel Reservation Deadline: November 5, 2018 (before midnight)

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 (November 26, 27, 28, and 29) 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.