State Implementation Planning (SIP) ONLINE Training Workshop
MARAMA’s ONLINE State Implementation Planning (SIP) Training Workshop
May 16 – 17, 2023
May 23 – 24, 2023 – See times for each day below.
MARAMA’S State Implementation Planning (SIP) Training Workshop being held ONLINE over 4 days in May via WebEx. We expect this workshop to be very well attended by agency staff across the country. Here are the workshop’s goals and objectives, as well as, the schedule and topics we are planning to cover. Review the Agenda, then register for one, two or every day of the workshop! We look forward to your participation!
WORKSHOP GOALS and OBJECTIVES
• Understand the legal basis and requirements for air quality state implementation plans
• Understand where to find information you need to prepare your SIP
• Gain information from experienced planners from EPA and the MARAMA region on best practices for preparing state implementation plans
• Understand the perspective of other agencies on issues important to your agency
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE AND TOPICS
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2023 (DAY 1)
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
DAY 1 TOPICS – SIP 101
Background History of Clean Air Act (CAA) NAAQS and State Implementation Plans (SIP)
SIP Overview and General Process: NAAQS promulgation to redesignation
Air Quality Management
State & EPA Review Process, Types of SIPs, SIP Components
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2023 (DAY 2)
9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
DAY 2 TOPICS: Overview of Attainment Demonstration (Designation Process) SIP Components
aka “What do I need to do and why?” Then “How am I supposed to do that?”
Monitoring, Design Values, Emission Inventories, Modeling, Control Strategy Development, Permitting / RACT Requirements
Transportation & General Conformity
Public Review Process
Requirements for Completeness of a SIP (Part 51 Appendix V) & Deadlines (Panel Discussion)
States Requirements vs. EPA expectations
Sanctions & FIPs
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2023 (DAY 3)
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
DAY 3 TOPICS (Continued from Day 2): Overview of SIP Components
Program SIPs: Related information iSIP, Regional Haze, I/M, Transport/GN, Maintenance, 110(l) Demonstration
Rate of Progress (ROP), Reasonable Further Progress (RFP) and Weight of Evidence (WOE) Analyses
Clean Data Determinations (CDD) and Redesignations
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2023 (DAY 4)
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
DAY 4 TOPICS: The Rest of the SIP Story – Case Studies, Challenges and Regulations
Environmental Justice Initiatives on SIPs
PM2.5 Case Studies
Proposed PM2.5 NAAQS Revision & Impact on SIPs
TIPs & Tricks Discussion
TARGET AUDIENCE: New and experienced SIP planners and other staff from Air agencies.
REGISTRATION (There is no fee to attend this online workshop)
STATE, LOCAL, TRIBAL AGENCY STAFF: Registration has been set up in the AirKnowledge LMS for S/L/T agency staff to register, track participation and complete the workshop evaluation. One week prior to the workshop, MARAMA will email you a unique WebEx link to join each day of the workshop that you plan to attend. Please use the link (below) to register for the workshop.
SLT Agency Staff REGISTER HERE IN THE AIRKNOWLEDGE LMS by May 1, 2023. VERY IMPORTANT: You will need to REGISTER FOR EACH DAY of the workshop that you plan to attend!
Create a USER PROFILE in the new LMS: If you have not already done so, please create an account in the new LMS here.
REGISTRATION within the LMS: To do this, please follow these instructions:
· Log-in to your account and hover over the “My Training” tab on the home page.
· Select the third option under “My Training” entitled “Instructor Led Training Calendar.”
· Change the month to May of 2023, if it is not already and scroll down to the course date and click on the course title.
· Register for each day of the workshop by clicking on the blue REQUEST button. Each day has a unique registration link. You should receive a confirmation email for the days that you have been enrolled in this workshop.
FEDERAL STAFF: If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please use the applicable link (below) to register for the workshop. One week prior to the workshop, MARAMA will email you a unique WebEx link to join each day of the workshop that you plan to attend.
FEDERAL STAFF REGISTER HERE by May 1, 2023 (FEDERAL STAFF ONLY). VERY IMPORTANT: You will need to REGISTER FOR EACH DAY of the workshop that you plan to attend!
NOTE: Logistical details regarding this webinar will be provided approximately 1 week prior to the course.
Course Registration Deadline Date: May 1, 2023
Registration Questions: please email Sue Dilli and Jackie Burkhardt (firstname.lastname@example.org) MARAMA’s Training Coordinators.