APTI 452: principLES and practices of air pollution

January 10 – 12, 2017


training Location

Embassy Suites Newark/Wilmington
654 South College Ave.
Newark, DE 19713
Junior Ballroom

Class Length:  3 – day lecture course

INSTRUCTORS:  Mary Boyer and Joe Paisie

AGENDA (Click here)

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 December 23, 2016.


Embassy Suites Newark/Wilmington
654 South College Ave.
Newark, DE 19713

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

Room Rate:  $124.00 plus taxes

Reservations by Phone: 302-368-8000  (Please reference MARAMA APTI 452 or Code MAR when making your reservation)

Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 21, 2016

Complimentary parking for attendees and overnight guests

Complimentary WiFi and breakfast for overnight guests


MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax (January 9th, 10thand 11th) 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.  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 as well as MARAMA’s Training Coordinators, Jackie Burkhardt or Sue Dilli (training@marama.org), 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.

If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Burkhardt or Sue Dilli at training@marama.org or 443-322-0316.