Air Emissions Management
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Air Emissions Management

Effectively manage air emissions by learning about the requirements and principles of various industry standards

Vivid Learning
Updated Jun 15, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Identify the purpose and goals of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990.
  • Define attainment and nonattainment areas as described by the Clean Air Act.
  • Define key terms associated with Title I compliance requirements, including National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), degrees of nonattainment, major source, Criteria Air Pollutants, and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS).
  • Identify the requirements for attainment and maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards as defined in Title I.
  • Identify the requirements for limiting Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined in Title III.
  • Define key terms associated with Title III compliance requirements, including Hazardous Air Pollutants, Maximum Air Control Technology, and Risk Management Planning, and NESHAPS.
  • Identify the purpose and requirements of Operating Permits as defined in Title V.
  • Define key terms associated with Title V compliance requirements, include Potential To Emit, Actual Emissions, and Allowable Emissions
  • Identify the process for determining air-permitting compliance.
  • Identify the types of air permits from degree of least stringency to highest, including permit exemption, construction permits, minor source permits, synthetic minor permit, and major source permit.
Course Description

Upon completion of this lesson, the student will be able to identify the purpose and goals of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, define key terms associated with National Ambient Air Quality Standards of Title I, and identify the requirements for limiting Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined in Title III. The student will also be able to identify the purpose of Operating Permits as defined in Title V, and the steps involved in the air permitting process.