Provide attendees with a basic understanding of the history and evolution of the current air quality programs, focusing on the 1970 federal Clean Air Act, and the 1977 and 1990 amendments to the federal Clean Air Act.
Introduce attendees to the basic elements and goals of the various air quality programs, including the National Ambient Air Quality Standards; New Source Performance Standards; National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Acid Deposition Control; Regional Haze; Stratospheric Ozone Protection; and Title V Operating Permits.
Introduce attendees to the disciplines involved, and the functions of each, in meeting the goals of the various air quality programs.
Introduce attendees to common sources of emissions the air quality program regulates and common methods of controlling those emissions.
Introduce attendees to the terminology and acronyms of the air quality program.
Attendees will also be made aware of technical resources available to explore most air quality issues, where to find those technical resources and how to use those resources. Students will be provided with electronic versions of select resource material.