Air Emissions Management

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Course overview: This course is presented with detailed instruction and user interactivity for an engaging learning experience. After completing the course, you will have clear understanding of Clean Air Act requirements and how they apply to your facility's air emissions management procedures.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.


  • Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
  Seat Time
35 Minutes

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