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ETC: Introduction to Environmental Regulations

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


This one-day course is aimed at new environmental managers and plant or operations managers, with an emphasis on compliance with permits and air, water, and waste regulations.

0.8 CEUs available upon completion of this course.

About CEC’s Environmental Training Courses (CEC/ETC): CEC/ETC was created to educate and keep our clients and others in the industrial/commercial community up-to-date on regulatory programs that affect them. The program is structured around a group of core environmental regulatory topics that cover the basic needs of attendees in the regulatory areas of air, water, and waste management compliance.

Featured Speakers

James M. Cooper


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Mr. Cooper has over 20 years of experience working in air quality, including 5 years in source testing, 5 years in air quality consulting and 10 years working in the oil and gas industry in a variety of capacities.  While stack testing, Mr. Cooper performed and supervised source sampling activities on coal, oil and natural gas fired electricity generating units, glass manufacturing plants, limestone/aggregate operations, thermal dryers, asphalt plants, medical waste incinerators, oil and gas gathering/processing operations, as well as many others. Provided air quality consulting services including, but not limited to, minor and major source permitting, compliance auditing, penalty negotiations, emissions inventories, SARA 313 reporting, semiannual deviation and monitoring reports and visible emissions observations.  Mr. Cooper spent the biggest part of the last decade as an industry liaison to local and federal trade associations where he worked diligently to affect change and mitigate impacts to industry as a result of unfavorable regulatory actions.  Developed effective and successful relationships with regulators by working closely with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality; Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Air Pollution Control; West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality; and the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality, Planning and Standards.
Rob Dlugos, P.G.


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Mr. Dlugos, a Project Manager with CEC, has over 18 years of experience in the environmental industry. He has managed a diverse range of projects including site investigation/remediation, solid waste landfill characterization/permitting, Phase I and II environmental site assessments, and environmental compliance reviews. Mr. Dlugos has provided comprehensive environmental services to the waste industry including permitting, environmental compliance, alternative contaminant source demonstrations, and special waste handling plans. He has also managed numerous Phase I/II environmental assessments at a variety of commercial and industrial sites, including mining, steel making/recycling, automobile shredding and recycling, commercial shopping centers, and dry cleaners. He has completed projects under a variety of state and federal regulatory programs, including RCRA, CERCLA, UST, NPDES, and US EPA Brownfields.


September 22
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Online Webinar
United States


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