MARAMA and NESCAUM Regional Haze SIP Training Workshop
April 21 – 22, 2015
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Air Resources
Bureau of Quality Assurance
Albany, NY 12233-3258
NOTE: Participants will need to show a valid photo ID to enter.
- Review the science of regional haze
- Review upcoming haze SIP requirements
- Review EPA, FLM and State expectations for SIP submittals
- Review current and planned technical work products
- Identify and consider options for setting and consulting on reasonable progress goals and long range strategies
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 12:30 PM (Registration opens), Workshop is from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – 8:00 AM (Registration opens), Workshop is from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
AGENDA (Draft attached)
Direct link to registration – CLICK HERE
Registration Deadline: April 7, 2015
There is NO registration fee for attending this workshop.
HOTEL ROOM BLOCK
Albany, NY 12207
Hotel Phone: 518-434-4111
Everyone is responsible for making their own hotel reservations using a credit card either on-line or through Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany reservations. Sleeping rooms have been reserved under NESCAUM room block. The room block includes the night of April 21, 2015. To book on-line, please go to the attached Holiday Inn Express Downtown Albany website link. To book by phone, please call 1-888-465-4329 and give group name and group code below.
Parking: The parking rate is $5 per day at the Holiday Inn Express. At the NY DEC, about a 1/2 mile away, the parking is $8 per day (private lot across the street).
Group Name: NESCAUM
Group Code: NES
Price: $111.00 (Government per diem rate)
Hotel Registration Deadline: March 25, 2015
Note: Hotel rooms may be cancelled up to 6:00 PM on April 21, 2015.
MARAMA SUPPORT AVAILABLE
MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax only for up to 2 staff members per MARAMA member agency for April 21, 2015. Supported attendees are responsible for all incidentals and travel. Overnight support is not available to those who live within 50 miles of the meeting location.
NESCAUM will reimburse costs up to $200 per person for up to 2 staff members per NESCAUM member agency staff.
For MARAMA agency staff wanting additional or alternative support, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), as well as MARAMA’s Training Coordinators, Sue Dilli and Jackie Burkhardt (email@example.com), 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.
For NESCAUM agency staff wanting additional or alternative support, requests must be submitted to NESCAUM’s Training Coordinator, Charla Rudisill (firstname.lastname@example.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.