Air Quality 102 Workshop

8:00 a.m.- Registration

8:30 a.m.- Welcome and introductions – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP

8:40 a.m.- Air regulation overview – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP
What is the Kansas Air Quality Act, and what are facilities required to do under the Act?

9:50 a.m.- PTE, identify emission sources, quantify emissions, calculate PTE – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP
Your facility’s potential to emit (PTE) is the basis for air permitting requirements, but what is PTE and how do you calculate what the PTE is for your facility?

10:15 a.m.- Break

10:30 a.m.- Construction permits/approvals, class I air operating permits, limiting PTE, class II air operating permits, permit application forms – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP
There are different types of air quality requirements and different thresholds for each of the permits that may apply to your facility. Learn how to apply for the permits that are most appropriate for your facility.

11:00 a.m.- PTE calculation exercises – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP
Not just theory – this section of the workshop gives you step-by-step PTE calculations for organic solvents (e.g., paints and solvents) and combustion sources (e.g., boilers and generators).

12:00 p.m.- Networking lunch ($7 or bring your own)
Network with other Kansas industry environmental staff and ask questions of KDHE and SBEAP. Brown bag or $7 for lunch ordered in at registration.

1:00 p.m.- Calculate your facility’s PTE and actual air emissions with assistance from SBEAP – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP Discuss your facility’s air emissions with SBEAP staff and let them assist you with your PTE calculations and other air-related issues.

4:30 p.m.- Adjourn