EHS Regulations Training

Trinity Consultants provides extensive professional training on air quality, water quality, and waste management regulations at convenient locations.


Clean Water Act Permitting and Compliance

This 1-day course is designed for persons who need to understand the basics of water programs authorized by the Clean Water Act (CWA). The course covers such essential topics as water permitting and compliance; storm water permitting and compliance; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning and compliance; wetlands permitting; and other CWA programs. The course format includes practical exercises and an open group discussion sessions intended to maximize understanding of the material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Determine wastewater and storm water permitting
  • Understand spill prevention, control and countermeasure planning requirements
  • Develop practical compliance strategies

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom May 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
Classroom Jul 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Sep 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
Classroom Nov 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM San Francisco, CA


Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions and LDAR Programs

This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 26, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Sep 19, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Toledo, OH
Classroom Nov 14, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Oklahoma City, OK


Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions and LDAR Programs

This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 26, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Sep 19, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Toledo, OH
Classroom Nov 14, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Oklahoma City, OK


Compliance Workshop for Refrigerants & Ozone Depleting Substances

This ½-day course is for environmental and maintenance personnel tasked with complying with the 40 CFR Part 82 ozone depleting substance (ODS) requirements. The course covers regulatory requirements regarding phase out schedules, labeling, stationary refrigerant systems (including leak repair provisions for equipment with refrigerant charge ≥ 50 pounds), motor vehicle air conditioners, and halon fire suppression systems. In addition, the course will cover the recent updates to the refrigerant management requirements within 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, including extension of the rules to non-ODS substitutes, revised appliance disposal requirements, and overhaul to the leak repair provisions with phased in compliance dates of 1/1/2017, 1/1/2018, and 1/1/2019. Both classroom and webinar sessions utilize real world examples and interactive discussions to reinforce important concepts and best practices. Attendees learn to:

  • Integrate the responsibilities of maintenance technicians, maintenance contractors, and environmental professionals regarding refrigerant and other ODS requirements
  • Manage and/or improve refrigerant and ODS compliance programs
  • Audit existing refrigerant and ODS compliance programs

Type Date Location
Webinar Feb 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST/CDT Online
Webinar Sep 27, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMT/BST Online
Classroom Nov 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Las Vegas, NV


Complimentary Webinar: TSCA Reform and the Inventory Reset Rule

Please join Trinity Consultants for a complimentary webinar providing a brief overview of EPA’s recent actions under the Frank R Lautenberg Act, also known as Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Reform.   Specifically, this webinar will highlight the responsibility of chemical manufacturers (including importers) and processors to perform retrospective reporting for the 10 years prior to the signing of the Lautenberg Act on June 22, 2016.  The deadline for reporting for manufacturers (including importers) will be 180 days after the final rule is published in the Federal Register.  The rule has been signed, so is expected to be published shortly, making the due date for reporting likely to fall in the 1st quarter of 2018.    During this webinar the instructor will cover the following topics:


Type Availability Length
OnDemand On Demand


Introduction to Air Quality Regulations

This 2-day course is for industry and environmental professionals seeking a broad exposure to current U.S. air quality regulations. The course looks at current U.S. regulations, and covers such essential topics as ambient air quality standards, attainment status, construction and operating permits, and various regulatory programs such as NSPS, NESHAPs, NSR and Title V.  Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Determine the applicability of final regulations, and ways to avoid becoming subject to new regulations
  • Identify common compliance pitfalls, and ways to reduce your facility’s air regulatory risks
  • Understand how various federal regulatory programs fit together and the distinguishing characteristics of these programs

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 08 - 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom May 17 - 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
Classroom Jul 26 - 27, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Sep 20 - 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
Classroom Nov 08 - 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM San Francisco, CA


Introduction to Environmental Regulations (Multimedia)

This 2-day course is for those who wish to learn about or gain a better understanding of environmental regulations. The course covers such essential topics as air quality permitting and compliance; water quality permitting and compliance; waste management; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning; emergency planning and community right-to-know; and toxics substances control. The course format includes practice sessions and discussions to review key concepts culminating in a multi-media group exercise of a real scenario. Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Determine which regulations apply and why
  • Understand environmental compliance requirements
  • Develop smart strategies for ensuring on-going compliance

Type Date Location
Classroom Feb 27 - 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
Classroom Jul 10 - 11, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Syracuse, NY
Classroom Oct 23 - 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Honolulu, HI


Introduction to OSHA Regulations

This 2-day course is for new and experienced OHS and SHE managers and others needing an introduction to the most common OSHA regulations. The course covers a wide range of OSHA requirements including confined space entry, lockout-tag out, industrial hygiene, audiometric monitoring, guarding, electrical safety, and much more. Attendees develop a strong foundation in the following:

  • OSHA recordkeeping requirements and life critical standard requirements
  • Process safety management requirements
  • Hazard communication requirements
  • Employee engagement

Type Date Location
Classroom Jan 29 - 30, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom Jun 19 - 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom Oct 09 - 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA


Introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Federal Air Quality Permitting on Tribal Lands

This new 1-day course presents an introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and federal air quality regulations and permitting requirements on tribal lands. The course discusses the NEPA “stop and think” process for federal projects including the required analyses and timeline. It also covers EPA’s New Source Review and Title V regulations, permitting requirements, and practical approaches to compliance. 

Type Date Location
Classroom Jun 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA
Classroom Aug 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Rapid City, SD


Introduction to Waste Management/RCRA

This 1-day course is designed for managers and others who need to understand the nuts and bolts of RCRA waste management. The course covers such essential topics as waste identification and classification, generator status determination and generator requirements, hazardous waste, universal waste, used oil, underground storage tanks, and how state waste regulations differ from federal regulations. The course format includes practical exercises and interactive discussions intended to maximize understanding of this challenging material.

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom May 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
Classroom Jul 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Sep 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
Classroom Nov 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM San Francisco, CA


NSR/PSD Compliance Workshop

This 2-day course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. The course covers essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds. It also addresses best available control technology (BACT)/lowest achievable emission rate (LAER) assessments, dispersion modeling, Class I areas, and non-attainment offsets. The course includes “real life” case studies and group exercises to maximize understanding of this challenging material.

Type Date Location
Classroom Feb 20 - 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL
Classroom Apr 24 - 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom Jun 12 - 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Jul 11 - 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beaver Creek, CO
Classroom Sep 18 - 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ann Arbor, MI
Classroom Nov 06 - 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Irvine, CA


Overview of Air Quality Regulations

This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of Clean Air Act programs and requirements. It covers the air pollutants addressed by CAA programs, how EPA defines clean air, how states implement CAA provisions, air permitting programs for industrial sources, and standards related to new sources and emitters of air toxics. It also describes EPA’s Risk Management Program, requirements related to ozone-depleting substances and pollutants that contribute to the formation of acid rain, and most recently, requirements around greenhouse gas emissions. This module is a go-to resource for environmental professionals new to air quality responsibilities, operations personnel who need general familiarity with air quality requirements, and anyone who needs a refresher on the complex air programs.

Type Availability Length
ELearning On Demand 60-90 minutes


Overview of Environmental Regulations

This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of major U.S. environmental laws, the role of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the interplay between state and federal regulations, and key requirements of environmental regulations affecting industrial facilities. The user can examine each topic sequentially or select the topic of immediate concern. Each module covers applicability and key regulatory requirements. Knowledge checks are provided throughout the course to ensure mastery of important concepts. This training module provides a comprehensive overview for environmental professionals who are new to the field or specific media responsibilities, or who just need a refresher, as well as operations, legal, or administrative personnel who need general familiarity with the environmental requirements that may impact a facility.

Type Availability Length
ELearning On Demand 60-90 minutes


Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning and Requirements

This 1-day course is designed for managers and others responsible for developing and implementing SPCC plans. The course covers such essential topics as applicability criteria and exemptions, general requirements for all plans, specific requirements for each type of facility, integrity testing, exclusions, and environmental equivalence. The course format includes illustrative examples and case studies intended to maximize understanding of this topical material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Determine when and how SPCC planning applies
  • Develop and implement SPCC plans
  • Understand the distinction between requirements and recommended practices

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 03, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Minneapolis, MN
Classroom Aug 29, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Princeton, NJ


Title V Compliance Workshop

This 1-day course is for new and experienced professionals interested in learning how to minimize the impact of Title V operating permits, reduce duplicate or unnecessary monitoring, and standardize permits across agencies. It provides strategies on how to ensure compliance while minimizing operational intrusions required by Title V permits. Example permit conditions are discussed to illustrate how agencies and companies have approached compliance demonstration requirements. Information on when to re-open a permit and the modification process will be provided.

Type Date Location
Classroom Feb 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL
Classroom Apr 26, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
Classroom Jun 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Jul 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beaver Creek, CO
Classroom Sep 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ann Arbor, MI
Classroom Nov 08, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Irvine, CA


Understanding and Application of RMP/PSM Requirements - 2 day

This 2 day course is designed for plant and corporate staff who are responsible for elements of the RMP and PSM programs. Beneficial for new and experienced staff alike, it provides not only a broad understanding of the RMP and PSM requirements, but also discusses proposed changes to the requirements and recent enforcement activities. Instructor experience, group discussions, and examples of enforcement citations will be utilized to maximize understanding of this material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Review their RMP and PSM programs against current applicability and compliance requirements
  • Understand impacts to their programs from potential changes to the RMP and PSM regulations
  • Evaluate recent enforcement activities to determine potential areas for improvement in their program documentation

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 08 - 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO
Classroom Jul 18 - 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA
Classroom Oct 17 - 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA


Understanding Engines: Their Emissions and Your Compliance Requirements

This 1-day course is for environmental personnel responsible for air regulatory compliance for stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE). The course covers engine differentiations, air emission calculations, common air pollution controls, applicability and compliance requirements of the three main federal engine regulations (NSPS IIII, NSPS JJJJ, and NESHAP ZZZZ, a.k.a., the RICE MACT), and what to do if you’re just now finding out about your engines’ applicability. Group discussion and exercises help clarify this challenging material. Course topics include:

  • Engine design and air pollution control device feasibility
  • Why engine types are regulated differently
  • Rules of thumb for quickly assessing requirements for engines
  • Tools to understand regulatory requirements and anticipate compliance requirements

Type Date Location
Classroom Jan 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ
Classroom Apr 17, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Albany, NY
Classroom Aug 17, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA
Classroom Dec 04, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tulsa, OK