Course Descriptions

NACT 222 – Ambient Air Monitoring: This course is specifically designed for regulatory personnel who operate and oversee ambient air monitoring data. This course covers the basic design and theory of ambient air monitoring, quality assurance and control methods as they relate to monitoring instruments, site development criteria and data processing. This course will address PM2.5 and other particulate methods, ozone, oxides of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbon, sulfur dioxide, meteorology systems, data recording systems, gas calibration systems, and zero air systems. AGENDA

NACT 299 – Theory and Application of Common Air Pollution Control Devices: This course will provide a detailed introduction to air pollution control equipment and methods used to control particulate and gaseous air emissions. It is intended for new, entry-level as well as semi-experienced stationary source permit engineers, inspectors, regulatory agency staff, and environmental specialists in business and government. The course will cover theory, operation, applications, design considerations, inspection strategies, compliance assurance monitoring and regulations for cyclones, baghouses, wet and dry scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, carbon beds, bio filters, condensers, flares, thermal and catalytic oxidizers. NOx controls like selective catalytic reduction (SCR), selective non-catalytic reduction (SNCR), flue gas recirculation (FGR), and ultra low-NOx burners will also be discussed. This course includes a field trip to a local facility to observe controls in-person, and affords an opportunity for students to interact with facility operators. Personal Protective Equipment including hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and closed toed shoes (preferably safety toed) will be required. AGENDA

Facilitators: Bob Warland and Joe Paisie