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GLIN==> Call for Papers - Environmental Permitting Symposium



Environmental Permitting  Symposium II  
Chicago, November 14-16, 2000  
CALL FOR PAPERS  
This international symposium will provide a technical forum for environmental professionals to share experiences and knowledge concerning permitting activities for sources of air and water pollutants and waste facilities and to discuss legal and regulatory requirements.  Permits are being utilized as tools to implement the various pollution control requirements and to ensure that sources of pollution are aware of all the requirements that apply. Efforts to comply with environmental permitting requirements are major activities for private industry, provincial, state, and local environmental agencies, environmental consultants, and federal governments.  
Papers are invited on the following:  
A. Administrative Issues  
1. Status report on air permits  
2. Status report on water permitting activities  
3. Permitting efforts for sources of solid and hazardous wastes  
4. Permit reform activities  
5. Environmental Justice  
6. Permits in Indian Country  
7. Permits for Federal Facilities  
8. Technical Assistance Programs  
9. Multimedia Permitting  
10. Flexible Permitting  
11. Permits Training  
12. Resolution of Permit Approvals Backlog  
13. Trading and Offsets  
14. Litigation Updates  
15. Guidance Development and Availability  
16. Federal Environmental Permitting Programs  
17. Resource Challenges for Permitting Agencies  

B. Monitoring Activities  
1. Effluent Monitoring  
2. Emission Monitoring  
3. Residual Risk Assessment 
4. Releases of Ammonia and Pesticides to the Environment  
5. Mercury in Effluents and Emissions  
6. TRI Reporting  
7. Electronic Reporting and Record Keeping  
8. Periodic Monitoring Requirements and Air Permits  
C. Impact Estimates  
1. Prevention of Significant Deterioration Increment Analysis - Modeling for New and Modified Sources 2. Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (e.g., Animal Feeding Operations)  
3. Watershed Permitting 
4. Cumulative Risks 
5. Risk Management Plans 
6. Source Receptor Modeling 
7. Effluent and Emission Estimating Techniques - Potential to Emit  
D. Beyond Compliance  
1. Experience with ISO 14000 Certification Process  2. Environmental Management Strategies  
3. Pollution Prevention  
4. Environmental Audits  
5. Permits and Compliance  
6. Public Participation and Outreach  

Abstracts (200-250 words) should be submitted by April 19, 2000. Include the paper title and the name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors. Please identify the primary author.  Send two copies of the abstract to Symposium Chair Leo Stander, Operating Permits Group, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (Mail Drop 12), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; phone 919-541-2402; fax 919-541-5509; e-mail: STANDER.LEO@epamail.epa.gov (Final papers are to be submitted by September 15, 2000.)  

For additional information contact A&WMA member services at 412-232-3444. 		
		



Melba Hensel, QEP
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
Environmental Planning and Evaluation Department
Environmental Compliance Section
230 E. Fifth St.
St. Paul, MN  55101
Phone:  651/602-1072            FAX:   651/602-1130


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