DEP, WVU Extension Office Teaming Up to Host Environmental Compliance Seminars

3/21/2016
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) is teaming up with the West Virginia University Manufacturing Extension Partnership to offer a series of environmental compliance seminars in 2016.

Each of the three seminars will focus on a different area related to WVDEP permitting and enforcement. The seminars are designed to help attendees learn about what they need to do to stay in compliance.

Each of the seminars will be held at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The seminars are: 

        - April 20: “Air Quality, General Permitting, and Compliance in the State of West Virginia” - This seminar will detail the compliance requirements of state and federal clean air regulations, air monitoring, Title V (45CSR30), and National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), among other topics. The registration deadline for this seminar is April 18. 
        - May 25: “Wastewater/Stormwater and Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST) General Permitting and Compliance in the State of West Virginia” - This seminar will detail the AST regulations in West Virginia, requirements of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Groundwater Protection Plan, the Clean Water Act, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), among other topics. The registration deadline for this seminar is May 23. 
        - July 13: “Hazardous Waste Management Compliance in the State of West Virginia” - This seminar will detail state and federal hazardous waste regulations, requirements of the permitting process, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, emergency response plans, transportation container marking and labeling, and waste management, among other topics. The registration deadline for this seminar is July 11. 

These seminars are administered by DEP Ombudsman Dr. Terry Polen. The registration fee for each of the day-long seminars is $239 and lunch is provided.

To register, email Michelle Kyker in the WVU Extension Office at Michelle.Kyker@mail.wvu.edu. Online registration is also available through the Events calendar at http://mindext.statler.wvu.edu.

For more DEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.

Contact:

Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335
Jacob.P.Glance@wv.gov
 

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