Webinars and Workshops

Updates Planned for Class II General Air Quality Operating Permit for Temporary Construction Sources

NDEP to Host In-Person and Virtual Workshop to Discuss Changes on March 24th at 2:00pm If you are a construction facility (hot mix asphalt, concrete batch plant, or sand/gravel crushing and screening) and have an Air Quality permit with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) or are planning on applying for or renewing your permit, you should be aware of the upcoming updates to the Class II General Air Quality Operating Permit for Temporary Construction Sources. This permit is …

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BEP Offering Biennial Report Assistance – Virtual Workshop and Help Desk

If you are a Large Quantity Hazardous Waste Generator (LQG) and you missed our in-person workshops last month, you can now attend virtually! The Nevada Business Environmental Program is taking the workshop online on February 10th from 1pm to 2:30 pm. You can register here.   This free online workshop will walk you through the steps of the RCRAInfo software. We will fill out an example of the Generation and Management Form and the Site ID form live. A representative from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection will also …

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Biennial Reporting Workshops -January 2022

Biennial Reports for Large Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste are due March 1, 2022!   If you are a Large Quantity Hazardous Waste Generator (LQG), get started on your biennial report with the help of the Nevada Business Environmental Program by attending one of our upcoming biennial reporting workshops.   The free workshops will walk you through the steps of the RCRAInfo software and allow users to begin the reporting process with our expert team in the room to answer your questions as they come up. The workshops will be conducted in …

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BEP Offers Annual Hazardous Waste Refresher Course

Virtual Training to be held December 16th and 21st, 2021 The Nevada Business Environmental Program is offering its free annual refresher course on hazardous waste management in Nevada on December 16th and December 21st. The annual training will again be held virtually this year. The training will cover these topics and more: Proper management of hazardous waste RCRA manifest requirements Waste identification and labeling requirements Record keeping and reporting requirements Training requirements Nevada changes to the hazardous waste management program Tips on minimizing …

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Oil and Gas Industry Emissions Reductions

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a new rule that will reduce methane and other air pollutants from new and existing sources in the oil and natural gas industry. One method for accomplishing this would include a monitoring program to require companies to find and fix leaks at new and existing site and compressor stations.  The EPA will be hosting a virtual training for small businesses, tribal communities, and environmental justice communities on November 16th –  18th from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM, …

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Save the Dates: Pollution Prevention Roundtable – October 20, 21, 27, 28

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS! SUBMIT BY AUGUST 18TH The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) is sponsoring a virtual pollution prevention (P2) roundtable, P2 West: Inspiration, Innovation, and Implementation on Oct 20, 21, 27, and 28 from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm PT each day. This event is intended for P2 technical assistance providers, green business programs, sustainability experts, and zero waste and pretreatment professionals working with small businesses and industry to reduce pollution. PPRC is currently calling for presentations. Preferred presentations will …

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EPA Four-Part Webinar Series: How to Manage Asbestos in School Buildings

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a four-part webinar training series to help Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) designated persons understand their responsibilities to help local education agencies comply with federal asbestos in schools regulations.  The asbestos training will include: Part 1: Introduction to Asbestos, August 13, 2021 Part 2: Local Education Agency/Designated Person Requirements, August 16, 2021 Part 3: The AHERA Inspection and Surveillance, August 26, 2021 Part 4: AHERA Operation and Maintenance Program, September 2, 2021 For …

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EPA Webinar on Development of Proposed Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) Data Reporting Rule – July 27th

Date: July 27, 2021 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm PT Format: WebinarFee: Free Registration: Register The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public webinar to collect initial feedback on the development of a proposed rule to collect data to help inform each step of the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk evaluation and management process. To provide oral comments during the webinar, register by July 22nd. EPA will also consider written commends which should be submitted to docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2021-0436 …

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Public Workshop: Nevada Proposing to Adopt California Low Emission Vehicle and Zero Emission Vehicle Programs Effective Model Year 2025

Hosted by the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection Date: July 28, 2021 Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm PT The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is proposing to adopt the California Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) and Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) programs for new vehicle sales beginning with the 2025 model year. On July 28, 2021, NDEP will be hosting a public workshop to solicit comments on this proposal. The proposed amendments, workshop agenda, and related materials are available on the NDEP …

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