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MARAMA Air Permits Training Workshop

February 20-22, 2018

LOCATION

Delta Hotel (by Marriott)

245 Shawan Road

Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

410-785-7000

TRAINING WORKSHOP description and Objectives

Please register now and encourage new permitting staff, who would benefit from this opportunity, to register as well! Our goal is to have both experienced and new permitting staff from all MARAMA agencies attend and learn from each other as well as from knowledgeable presenters.

FINAL AGENDA

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, February 20, 2018           1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Training Workshop

Wednesday, February 21, 2018      8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Training Workshop (includes a working lunch)

Thursday, February 22, 2018          8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Training Workshop

 

There will also be a MARAMA Board Meeting (working lunch), which will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM for Board Members or their designee only.

 

Air Permits Workshop - Summary

 

Day One: February 20, 2018

 

Presentation Title

Speaker

Presentation File


Statement of Basis: EPA Overview of Purpose and What Should be in the Statement of Basis


Apple Chapman, OECA


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Handout

 


Day Two: February 21, 2018

 

Presentation Title

Speaker

Presentation File

Fumigation Case History

Quddus Qayyum, NJ DEP

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DE Overview of SSM Permitting Approach and Implications

Ravi Rangan, DNREC

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Startup Shutdown & Malfunction - Engineering Analysis

Stanley Flaggert, VA DEQ

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Regional Air Quality Overview

Joel Dreessen, MDE

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Allegheny County's Environmental Justice Index

Jayme Graham, ACHD

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MD's Experience with Environmental Justice

Angelo Bianca, MDE

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Permitting Alternative Energy Case History

Bill Paul, MDE

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Opportunities to Incorporate Energy Efficiency in Permitting 

Nancy Seidman, RAP

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Energy Efficiency as a Permitting & Regulatory Tool for Reducing Air Contaminant Emissions

Bill O'Sullivan, NJ DEP

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Day Three: February 22, 2018

 

Presentation Title

Speaker

Presentation File

Background on Oil & Gas Systems

Charles Boritz, PA DEP

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A Decade of Changes in Nitrogen Oxides over Regions of Oil and Natural Gas Activities in the United States

Bryan Duncan, NASA
Debra Kollonige, NASA & UMD

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Permitting Compressor Station Case History

Yogesh Doshi, NJ DEP

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NG Combined Cycle Case History

David Owen, NJ DEP

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Use of General Permits to Handle Smaller Sources

Sean Wenrich, PA DEP

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Oil & Gas Processing Plant Permitting

Charles Boritz, PA DEP

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 

Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018

Please note that MARAMA utilizes the RegOnLine system. You will need to login and create a password. If attending future events, you will be able to use the same login and password without having to fill in your contact information again. If you have already registered for a previous course, please use the login and password you have created to register for this course.

There is NO registration fee for this meeting for state and local employees and invited non-Federal speakers. There is a registration fee for Federal Employees (including Federal employee speakers); please see fees and payment instructions when you register. Attendance is limited to MARAMA members, EPA, and invited experts.

NOTE: There will be a separate registration process to confirm attendance at MARAMA’s Board of Directors Meeting, but Directors are welcome and encouraged to register for this workshop via the links included in this message.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Delta Hotel (by Marriott)

245 Shawan Road

Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

 

Phone Reservations: Please call 410.785.7000 to make your reservation and reference MAR to receive the group rate.
On-line Reservations: Book your group rate for MARAMA

Room Rate: $103.00 (plus tax)

Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 1, 2018

Complimentary Parking and a Continental Breakfast included (overnight guests only)!

MARAMA SUPPORT AVAILABLE

MARAMA will offer support for up to 2 staff members per MARAMA member agency to cover the cost of room and tax for up to 2 nights, if needed (February 20th and 21st). Supported attendees are responsible for all incidentals and travel. If you would like to request an additional room night due to travel distance 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, Julie McDill, as well as MARAMA’s Training Coordinators, Jackie Burkhardt and Sue Dilli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), 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. Any attendee who lives within 50 miles of the course location who believes overnight support is necessary must request specific approval and provide justification.

Additional support is available upon request for scheduled speakers and for Air Directors wishing to attend the workshop