March 29 – 31, 2016


Workshop Location
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Southeast Regional Office
2 East Main Street
Norristown, PA  19401
Classroom: Delaware River Conference Room

INSTRUCTORS: Mary Boyer and Don Gipe

AGENDA: click here


Course Description and target audience

This 3-day introductory course provides an overview of all aspects of inspection preparation, conduct, and follow-up. The course also introduces various federal environmental laws and regulations and is designed for new federal, state, local, and tribal environmental inspectors, and meets the training requirement under EPA Order 3500.1.

Prequisites: NONE



Please register on line at

Registration Deadline:  March 7, 2016

NOTE: There is NO registration fee for state and local employees attending this meeting. A nominal fee will be charged for Federal employees.



Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting
501 E. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA  19401

Reservations: Please click here to reserve your room on-line or call 1-800-517-8565 (please reference MARAMA if calling in to make your reservation).
Room Rate:  $124.00 (plus tax)
Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast buffet for overnight guests
Parking: Complimentary self-parking for overnight guests
Hotel Reservation Deadline Date: Monday, March 7, 2016

Note: All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card.  Everyone will need to show a valid government photo ID at time of check-in to receive the $124.00 Federal government per diem rate.



MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax (March 28th, 29th, and 30th) 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 and Sue Dilli, 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.