Course Overview:

This course presents information on the major national programs in air pollution stationary source permitting. This course was designed to provide hands-on training in the methods and procedures used to effectively draft and review permit conditions used with a variety of permit programs. This course is designed for personnel of state and local permitting agencies who are new to permit programs, managers of programs which are impacted by permits, and inspectors who must read and interpret permit conditions. Examples of the various types of permit conditions are presented along with practical exercises.

Major topics

  • Identification of the components required in a complete permit application evaluation,
  • Explanation of the functions and purposes of each component of a complete permit application,
  • Description of the characteristics of an effective permit,
  • Explanation of the process, approaches that can be used to assure an effective permit is produced.

Desired Background
Engineering/scientific degree or successful completion of Course RE:100 and 6 months of general air pollution experience.