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
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: http://www.pe.gatech.edu 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, visit: http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/
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