Environmental Management Course Catalog

  Library Description
  Environmental Management Library 6 lesson library (see lessons and descriptions below)
  Lesson Description
  Air Emissions Management This lesson covers the purpose and goals of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, key terms associated with National Ambient Air Quality Standards of Title I and the requirements for limiting Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined in Title III. It also covers the purpose and requirements of Operating Permits as defined in Title V and the steps involved in the air permitting process.
  Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA) The lesson covers the origin and goals of EPCRA, including the subtitles and sections. It also covers the specific types of chemicals listed in the regulation, and how to determine EPCRA applicability for a facility. Emergency planning and emergency release notification requirements, the provisions and exemptions for MSDS submissions and chemical inventory reporting, and the requirements for toxic chemical release reporting are addressed in further detail.
  Environmental Management Upon completion of this lesson, the student will be able to identify waste management concepts, the hazards of environmental waste, the regulations in place to manage waste reduction and waste generation, and actions to take if a spill or release of hazardous material occurs.
  Hazardous Waste Management This lesson defines the categories of waste, and describes steps to control or minimize the generation of hazardous waste. It also covers the purpose for regulating hazardous waste, which regulatory standards apply, and the three classifications of waste generators under RCRA. Container labeling and storage requirements for hazardous waste are also addressed. It covers requirements for implementing a hazardous waste inspection program. It also covers transportation and disposal requirements, as well as emergency preparedness and contingency planning requirements. The requirements for training personnel, reporting, and recordkeeping are covered. Proper management and disposal procedures for examples of typical hazardous, universal, and potentially hazardous wastes. Finally, methods for minimizing the generation of hazardous waste and evaluating those methods are covered.
  Stormwater Management At the completion of the lesson, the student will be able to identify the regulatory background and compliance requirements for stormwater discharges, the basic components of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), and Best Management Practices to help prevent toxic or hazardous stormwater run-off.
  Wastewater and Storm Water Management This lesson covers regulatory background and requirements for industrial wastewater and storm water discharges and their associated permits. It also addresses the basic requirements of a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).