Intended Audience: civil, mechanical and environmental engineers and other design and construction professionals
PDH UNITS: 3
This course will introduce you to requirements and strategies for pollution control and compliance with environmental regulations for steam powered electric generating plants. Included are discussions of air, water and oil spill control, solid waste, and relevant environmental regulations and the permitting processes. Course Outline 1. AIR QUALITY CONTROL 2. WATER QUALITY CONTROL 3. OIL SPILL CONTROL 4. SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL 5. ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS AND PERMITTING This course will give civil, environmental and mechanical engineers and others an introduction to the terminology, fundamentals and methodologies for pollution control, regulations and permitting for steam power plants.
Learning ObjectivesAt the successful conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to identify and discuss:
- Learn about defined air pollutants and their emission limits under federal law;
- Learn about air pollution control equipment, monitoring and reporting;
- Learn how chemical wastewater may be handled;
- Learn about recycle basins and reclaim ponds;
- Learn about oil spill containment and diversionary structures or equipment to prevent discharged oil from reaching a navigable watercourse;
- Learn about management of solid wastes such as fly and bottom ash, and coal pulverization rejects;
- Learn about the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS);
- Learn about the federal Clean Air Act (CAA); and
- Learn about water pollution control regulations and permitting requirements.