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Re: E-M:/ EPA Citizen Training Workshop on Clean Air Operating Permits



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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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I neglected to amend the announcement below to
indicate that Sierra Club Mackinac Chapter is also
a co-sponsor of this program on title V operating
permits.


At 05:32 PM 03/05/2001 -0500, you wrote:
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>Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" 
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>EPA Citizen Training Workshop on Clean Air Operating Permits
>Information from Damico.Genevieve@epamail.epa.gov
>
>I can provide better quality Word Perfect copies of the invitation
>and draft agenda on request.
>
>
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>
>Clean Air Act Operating Permits
>How Can You Get Involved?
>
>Title V of the Clean Air Act requires operating permits for existing major 
>stationary sources of air pollution.  The Title V permit unites state and 
>federal pollution control requirements into one comprehensive document to 
>form a terrific compliance tool.  Title V provides unique opportunities 
>for public involvement.  Learning how the process works can be one of the 
>most effective means the public can have to protect local air quality, 
>your health and your neighborhood.
>
>Workshop on Citizen Participation in the Title V Air Permitting Process
>Presenters include Keri Powell, New York Public Interest Research Group, 
>Alex Sagedy, Sierra Club, U.S. EPA, and local air quality regulators.
>
>May 18 and 19
>ACCESS Employment and Human Services Center
>6451 Schaefer Road
>Dearborn, Michigan 48126
>
>This workshop will:
>
>'       Introduce citizens to the Title V permit process
>
>'       Explain the local, state and federal role in Title V permitting
>
>'       Give citizens tools, skills, and reference materials to help them 
>review Title V permits
>
>'       Explain various options available for citizens to participate in 
>the Title V permitting process
>
>Who should attend:
>
>
>'       Community activists
>'       Environmental activists
>'       Concerned citizens who live near major stationary sources of air 
>pollution
>'       Concerned citizens who are involved in air permit issues
>'       Concerned citizens who have an interest in becoming involved in 
>air pollution control issues
>
>
>         Registration is due May 4. Space is limited to 50 
> participants.  There is no registration fee.
>         Dearborn Lodging suggestions: Courtyard By Marriott, 5200 Mercury 
> Dr. (313) 271-1400, Ramada Limited, 13181 Michigan Ave. (313) 945-8845, 
> Days Inn, 12800 Michigan Ave.  (313) 582-9232.
>?       For more information about registration or questions regarding the 
>workshop, contact Genevieve Damico, at EPA Region 5 at (312) 353-4761 
>(damico.genevieve@epa.gov)
>
>Co_sponsored by: U.S. EPA, MDEQ, Wayne County Department of Environment, 
>East Michigan Environmental Action Council, Southwest Detroit 
>Environmental Vision, Arab Community Center for Economic and Social 
>Services, Technical Outreach Services for Communities, and Michigan 
>Environmental Council.
>Registration Form
>Citizen Participation in the Title V Air Permitting Process
>***********************
>
>Workshop Hours:
>Friday, May 18   6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
>Saturday, May 19   8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
>
>Name _________________________________________
>
>Organizational Affiliation (if any)________________________________________
>
>Address____________________________________________________________
> 
>___________________________________________________________
>Phone   ____________________________ 
>FAX___________________________________
>E-mail Address  ____________________________________________
>There will be a catered lunch available on Saturday, May 19.  The cost is 
>expected to be $10 due at
>Check-in.  Please indicate if you are interested in participating in the 
>lunch.
>         Yes               No
>My experience level:
>
>_____ I am new to air quality regulations and issues
>_____ I have some limited experience with air quality regulations
>_____ I have experience with air quality issues, but not Title V
>_____ I have experience with reviewing Title V permits
>
>Reason for attending workshop
>
>_____ I am an environmental or community activist
>_____ I am an environmental professional
>_____ I represent a governmental agency
>Return to:      Genevieve Damico
>
>                                         USEPA (AR-18J)
>                                         77 W. Jackson Blvd.
>                                         Chicago, IL 60604
>                                         FAX (312) 886-5824
>
>
>Space is limited, so register EARLY!  You will receive confirmation of 
>your registration prior to the workshop.  If you have any special 
>accommodation requirements, please contact us.
>
>
>=======================
>
>
>Draft Agenda
>
>Citizen Participation in the Title V Air Permitting Process
>
>***********************
>May 18th
>         6:00pm-9:00pm
>5:30-6:00       Check-in
>
>6:00-6:15       Welcome and Introductions
>
>
>6:15-6:45       Introduction to Air Pollution Permitting
>
>6:45-7:45       Preparing for Permit Review
>Targeting your review
>
>         Meeting your deadlines
>         Understanding a MI permit
>
>7:45-8:00       Break
>8:00-9:00       Preparing for Permit Review
>Obtaining all necessary information
>
>
>***********************
>May 19th
>8:00am-4:00pm
>7:30-8:00       Check-in
>
>8:00-9:00       Permit Review
>Permit Shield
>
>         Practical Enforceability
>         Monitoring
>         Language limiting enforceability of the permit
>
>9:00-9:45       Strategies for Reviewing a Title V Permit
>Identify the underlying source for any requirement mentioned in the permit 
>application and draft permit
>
>9:45-10:00      Break
>
>10:00-12:00     Strategies for Reviewing a Title V Permit
>Review the permit application for helpful information
>
>         Review the Statement of Basis
>         Evaluate the adequacy of general conditions
>12:00-1:00      Lunch
>
>1:00-2:30       Strategies for Reviewing a Title V Permit
>Check to see if source-specific air quality requirements are correctly 
>incorporated into the permit
>
>Determine whether any federal requirements are incorrectly identified as 
>state-only in the draft permit
>
>2:30-2:45       Break
>2:45-3:30       Submitting Comments on a Draft Title V Permit
>
>3:30-4:00       Objections and Petitions
>
>
>
>
>
>
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>Alex J. Sagady & Associates        Email:  ajs@sagady.com
>
>Environmental Enforcement, Permits/Technical Review, Public Policy and
>Communications on Air, Water and Waste Issues
>and Community Environmental Protection
>
>PO Box 39  East Lansing, MI  48826-0039
>(517) 332-6971 (voice); (517) 332-8987 (fax)
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Alex J. Sagady & Associates        Email:  ajs@sagady.com

Environmental Enforcement, Permits/Technical Review, Public Policy and
Communications on Air, Water and Waste Issues
and Community Environmental Protection

PO Box 39  East Lansing, MI  48826-0039
(517) 332-6971 (voice); (517) 332-8987 (fax)
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