Georgia Tech Research Institute Presents: Three Day Course, Designed to Assist Environmental Managers Accountable for Ensuring Environmental Regulation Compliance

Managing Environmental Compliance (March 10-12, 2004) will have particular

relevance to those newly assigned to work with environmental issues, and who

have little or no understanding of the vast regulations

that apply to their organizations

Jan 27, 2004, 00:00 ET from Georgia Tech Professional Education

    ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental compliance accountability,
 laws, regulations, and permit conditions can be overwhelming to the newly
 assigned or inexperienced environmental compliance manager. Add to that, the
 government's charge of monitoring compliance by using surveillance,
 unannounced inspections, investigations, record reviews, and often, the
 environmental compliance manager has difficulty just figuring out where to
 even begin. Georgia Tech's Managing Environmental Compliance course is
 designed to help participants understand which environmental regulations apply
 to their organizations, and offer guidance on how to comply. Course topics
 include: hazardous waste, oil storage and spills, Emergency Planning and
 Community Right-to-Know Act, industrial storm water issues and more. Helpful
 websites, examples of required permits and plans, and easy-to-read technical
 guidance documents will also be will be presented by speakers selected for
 their various expertise and background perspectives. Speakers include:
 consultants, lawyers, researchers, industry leaders, state and federal
 regulators and more.
     Specific issues covered by the course
      * Storm water permits and written pollution prevention plans required by
        the regulation
      * What chemicals need to be reported annually to the EPA
      * Determining if waste is hazardous
      * How to dispose of hazardous waste properly
      * What to do with an oil spill
      * Establishing what constitutes a reportable spill
     Registering for the Course
     Managing Environmental Compliance/$545 on March 10-12, 2004 is an open
 enrollment workshop. Registration is available
 online: keyword search "managing environmental" or
 call registration at: (404) 385-3501. For course content information, contact
 Monti Staton at (404) 894-2645, or e-mail: The
 course will be held at Georgia Tech's new Global Learning Center in Atlanta.
     About the Georgia Tech Research Institute
     The Georgia Tech Research Institute is a nonprofit applied research
 organization that is an integral part of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
 GTRI annually conducts approximately $100 million of research in engineering,
 science, computer technology, and related disciplines.
     Research customers include international, federal, state, and local
 government agencies, industrial firms, and private organizations.
     In addition to scientific, engineering and industrial research, GTRI's
 mission includes facilitating Georgia's industrial and economic development,
 encouraging development and use of the state's natural resources, and
 assisting national programs of science, technology, and preparedness. Through
 its research programs, service to government and industry and opportunities
 for student participation, GTRI contributes significantly to Georgia Tech's
 research, education, and service missions. Georgia Tech consistently ranks
 among the nation's top universities. To learn more about GTRI,

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