AWMA- RMSS-AWMA lunch meeting on Thursday, August 20 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Please join us for our next virtual AWMA lunch meeting, where we will discuss “Compliance Program Development for Title V Facilities in the Serious Nonattainment Area.”

The meeting will be heldonline via Microsoft Teams, from 12PM-1PM, on Thursday, August 20th

If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Lori Marquez (lmarquez@barr.com) by 11AM on Thursday, August 20th  to receive instructions on how to attend online.Everyone who has already RSVP’d should have received a confirmation and link to the meeting. If you did not receive this confirmation, please email Lori Marquez at lmarquez@barr.com to have her resend the link.

Abstract

The Denver/Metro North Front Range was designated as a “serious” nonattainment area for ozone in December 2019, which changed the threshold for “major sources” as defined in the Title V regulations from 100 tpy to 50 tpy for NOx and VOC emissions. The change in the major source threshold has resulted in many facilities becoming newly subject and required to submit an initial Title V application within 12 months of the designation. This presentation will provide an overview of the Title V program that will inform facilities both old and new to the program. We will address the development and maintenance of a compliance program supporting the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements associated with all Title V permits.  Requirements and best practices will be reviewed for the initial operating permit applications for new major sources, as well as for renewal applications and modifications. Facilities new to the program, and those considering synthetic minor permitting to avoid the program, will gain a better understanding of the risks and resources necessary to comply with a Title V permit.

Presenters’ Bios:

Dawn Meyers is a Senior Air Quality Consultant with Barr Engineering Co. She has nearly 25 years of experience and expertise across gathering, transmission, and processing for the oil and gas industry. She worked for one of the largest energy companies in North America for over 20 years, where she was responsible for air quality permitting and compliance. Dawn was appointed by the governor to serve on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission for a three-year term in 2009.  Dawn has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Environmental Engineering from Colorado State University.

Tony Widboom is a Vice President and Senior Environmental Engineer with Barr Engineering Co. with 14 years of experience. His expertise lies in air quality permitting and compliance for a variety of industries, including petroleum refineries, manufacturing, mining, and power generation. Tony has significant experience working on Title V permit applications across the country, including for facilities subject as a result of a change in attainment designation. He joined Barr with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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