The Rocky Mountain States Section – Air & Sheraton_DenverWaste Management Association (RMSS-A&WMA) is hosting a one-day Air Quality Conference at the Sheraton – Denver Tech Center, Colorado (located East off I-25 & Arapahoe Road – 7007 South Clinton Street) on Thursday, April 13, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Air Quality Issues in the Rocky Mountain Region.” This is the 6th Air Quality Conference the RMSS-A&WMA has hosted in the past 12 years.

By virtue of this announcement, the Section is issuing a Call for Abstracts for this conference. Presentations will be 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes allocated for questions and answers.  Details follow:

1) Abstracts will be accepted through Monday, October 10, 2016.

2) Abstracts shall be about 150 words in length and also include:




Author(s) contact information (e-mail and telephone number)

Brief bio of the author(s) – about 100 words

3) Topics of interest:
A) Next Generation Permitting, Compliance and Enforcement Trends:

NSPS/NESHAP Compliance;

Complex Permitting (PSD, Title V…)

Colorado Ozone SIP, Reg 7 Amendments, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

   B) Modeling:

Revisions to Guidelines on Air Quality Models (Appendix W to 40 CFR 51)

Secondary Formation for PM2.5 and Ozone

   C) New Rules/Updates:

Refinery Sector Rule

Clean Power Plan Updates

Electronic Reporting Requirements – CEDRI and Electronic Reporting Tool Reqs.

   D) Other Topics Pertinent to Air Quality in the Rockies, such as:

Air Quality Impacts from Transportation Sources

Air Toxics

Biomass Burning Impacts on Air Quality in the West

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Climate Change


Send your abstract and bio electronically by Monday, October 10, 2016 to:

Margie Klitch (Klitch Environmental, Fort Collins, CO)
E-mail:  [email protected]
Questions:  Call (970)-481-6799

Our goal is to make a decision on which abstracts to accept for the conference by Monday, October 31, 2016. All those submitting abstracts will be notified. Thank you for your interest in participating in this conference.