2020 CEC Environmental Training Courses

Highlight yourself as an indispensable leader to your team and to your employer. Attend a CEC Environmental Training Course (CEC/ETC)!

Through the CEC/ETC program, CEC keeps you informed on regulatory items that affect you. Whether you’re new in your career and looking to grow your knowledge quickly, or you’re an experienced professional committed to staying up to date on issues affecting your work, these one-day, sales-free training courses are for you. You’ll leave your course with timely know-how and takeaways to tackle these important regulations and requirements—you’ll also earn Continuing Education Units.

Bruce Dumdei, Ph.D., our Corporate Air Quality Practice Lead and organizer of the CEC/ETC program, gives a brief overview of the courses.


We offer each training course in various cities across the nation and different dates throughout the year. All training courses are taught by CEC’s subject matter experts, so you know you’re in good hands. Find the course most relevant to you and register today!

CEC is committed to social distancing mitigation measures with regard to coronavirus as identified by the Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention  (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), so all of our spring courses will be held as free webinars. When the CDC and the WHO lift social distancing mitigation measures, we will hold the courses in person.


CEC/ETC Air Permitting Basics

Air Permitting Basics

You’ll learn basic federal and state air permitting requirements for major and minor construction permits and major and minor operating permits. The course is custom-made for the local market and state requirements. We discuss how to avoid Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Non-attainment New Source Review (NANSR) permits.

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.


CEC/ETC Clean Water Act and NPDES OverviewClean Water Act and NPDES Overview

You’ll learn the basics of water regulations, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) plans; Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP); and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans. We cover regulations at the federal level and the state level.

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.

  • April 14, 2020  |  free webinar  |  View more info and register.  Thanks for joining us!
  • September 15, 2020  |  Nashville, TN  |  View more info and register.


CEC/ETC Introduction to Environmental RegulationsIntroduction to Environmental Regulations

You’ll learn about compliance with permits and applicable regulations (air, water, and waste). New environmental managers, plant managers, and operations managers, this course is for you!

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.


CEC/ETC Maintaining Compliance for Oil & Gas OperationsMaintaining Compliance for Oil & Gas Operations

You’ll learn the importance of obtaining permits for production and midstream facilities. This course will break down the myriad and often confusing monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements during construction, operation, or permit close-out for well pads or facilities such as compressor stations, interconnects, and metering sites.

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.


CEC/ETC Introduction to OSHA Regulatory RequirementsIntroduction to OSHA Regulatory Requirements

You’ll learn basic Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulatory requirements for safe work practices, employee training, chemical exposure and monitoring, chemical right-to-know labeling (for hazard communication), and ergonomic issues. This course will also highlight interactions with OSHA for both inspections and compliance.

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.

  • April 7, 2020 |  free webinar  |  View more info and register.  Thanks for joining us!
  • April 21, 2020  |  free webinar  |    View more info and register.  Thanks for joining us!
  • August 27, 2020  |  Chicago, IL  |  View more info and register.


CEC/ETC RCRA and Solid Waste RegulationsRCRA and Solid Waste Regulations

You’ll learn about hazardous and non-hazardous waste regulations. Waste generators, this course is for you! We concentrate on compliance, Part B permit requirements, and how to avoid “major source generator” status.

You’ll earn 0.8 Continuing Education Unit.

  • May 7, 2020 |  free webinar  |  View more info and register.  Thanks for joining us!
  • August 11, 2020  |  Oklahoma City, OK  |  View more info and register.


This page will be updated as new courses are added, registrations are opened, and if there are any changes to the current course information. Please check back often.

Does your company have a group of 8 or more people interested? Email us and we’ll provide a private training at your building!

Interested in a course but don’t see a location near you? Email us and we may include your city on our next schedule.

About the Author

CEC Staff

CEC Staff

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) provides comprehensive market-oriented consulting services to advance client strategic business objectives. CEC is recognized for delivering innovative design solutions and integrated expertise in air quality, civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, survey/geospatial, waste management, and water resources.

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