APTI 452: principLES and practices of air pollution

January 26 – 28, 2016  (Note:  Course will take place as scheduled.)


Workshop Location

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
217 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC  27603

Driving directions and visitor parking lot info

Class Length:  3 – day lecture course

INSTRUCTORS:  Mary Boyer, Don Gipe, and Joe Paisie

draft AGENDA


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 January 15, 2016.



Holiday Inn capitol Downtown raleigh

320 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Room Rate:$104.00 plus tax

Reservations by Phone: 919-832-0501 (NOTE: Ask for MARAMA APTI 452 group room block)

On-Line Booking Link: Click here

Complimentary parking and high speed Wi-Fi will be provided for overnight guests.

Hotel Reservation Deadline:  January 8, 2016



MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax (January 25th, 26th, and 27th) 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.