Spring 2022 Educational Training Courses

February 15, 2022

We are pleased to share that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. will continue to offer free training courses in 2022!

Our logo looks a little different from past years because we have rebranded and changed the name to Educational Training Courses. This rebrand is meant to be more inclusive of the wide range of content we plan to share with you this year and in years to come! 

All courses will continue to be offered at no cost in a Microsoft Teams virtual format and will be co-taught by CEC’s subject matter experts, so you know you’ll be in good hands. Find the course(s) most relevant to you and register today at cecinc.com/etc.

Through the CEC/ETC program, CEC keeps you informed on topics that affect your organization. Whether you are new in your career and looking to grow your knowledge quickly, or you are an experienced professional committed to staying up to date, these half-day, sales-free training courses are for you. You’ll leave your course with timely know-how and takeaways to tackle challenging multi-media requirements. You’ll also earn Continuing Education Units.


Endangered Species Act Compliance

This is an introductory course on the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Tailored for a broad range of professionals faced with projects that may have impacts to threatened or endangered species. You will learn how to navigate the ESA compliance process. We will provide basic information on the content of ESA, other related state and federal laws, and alternative pathways to ensure compliance. Your instructors will cover obtaining “take” authorizations under Section 7 (Federal Agency Consultations), and obtaining a “take” permit under Section 10. Participants are encouraged to share specific examples of ESA compliance challenges they have faced.

Course Date: March 17, 2022

Instructors: Leo Lentsch & Ryan Slack


Clean 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 and the state level.

Course Date: April 13, 2022

Instructors: Steve Casey, Jeff Kissel & Janette Wolf


Air Quality Permitting and Compliance

You’ll learn answers to the questions: Why are air permits required? What goes into getting air permits? How do I comply with my permit? And, what other air compliance topics could affect my business?

Course Date: May 12, 2022

Instructors: Leah Blinn & Kris Macoskey


Introduction to Environmental Regulations

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

Course Date: June 9, 2022

Instructors: Natalie Betts, Kristen Robertson, Kerry Weichsel & David Zwastetzky


Stay tuned for our fall 2022 schedule! 

Does your company have a group of 8 or more people interested? Email us so we can discuss private training for your team!

About the Author

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, manufacturing infrastructure services, survey/geospatial, waste management, and water resources.

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