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  • VAQM-401 Apr 6-7, 2016 | NWETC
    Timmins August 2013 Very good course overall very helpful as an introduction to VI Instructor very knowledgable and explained content in a very clear way L Galu August 2013 Reduced tuition is available to employees of Native American tribes government agencies nonprofits students and NAEP members If you have any difficulties or questions regarding registration please call 425 270 3274 ext 103 Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Introduction Overview and Definitions Defining volatile chemicals Migration pathways Vapor Migration Issues Human health risks Universal nature of pathway Mitigation Remediation Future property development brownfields redevelopment Vapor Chemistry 3 and 4 phase chemical partitioning Partitioning as predicted by Henry s law vapor pressure and Raoult s law Vapor Physics Diffusion Fick s law Advection Hydrogeology Soils Vapor permeability Heterogeneities Porosity total air filled water filled Perched water Preferential vapor migration Biodegradation Chlorinated VOCs Petroleum hydrocarbons Building Design Issues Foundation types Space partitioning HVAC systems Regulatory Framework ITRC guidance DTSC guidance CHHSLs RWQCB ESLs Vapor Intrusion Investigations Sampling techniques for groundwater soil subslab and indoor air Depth discrete Temporary vs permanent monitoring points Analytical methods Spatial temporal variability Limitations Correlation to indoor levels Data Analysis and Interpretation 90 95 UCLs Using means Partitioned buildings Separation of ventilation systems Johnson and Ettinger Model Types Data needs Parameter sensitivities Accuracy Value Problems and limitations Guidance Case Studies Vapor Mitigation Systems and Engineered Controls Modified HVAC systems Air treatment Sub slab depressurization types performance reliability Vapor barriers types specifications Combination systems Vapor Remediation Source zone treatment SVE systems Dual phase Demonstrating compliance Off gas treatment Institutional Controls Government controls Propietary controls Enforcement tools with IC components Informational devices Monitoring of ICs New Developments in Vapor Intrusion Future of Johnson and Ettinger model EPA databases Correlation levels Empirical vs theoretical results HVOCs vs petroleum EPA guidance and use of generic attenuation factors Other vapor guidance About the Instructor Elie H Haddad Mr Haddad is a vice president for Haley and Aldrich where he is involved in vapor intrusion investigations remediation and modeling risk assessments planning and strategy development and implementation of RI FS programs engineering designs hydrogeological activities computer modeling and operation and maintenance programs He led an unprecedented and perhaps largest indoor air investigation at a Superfund site His work established a benchmark for other EPA sites Mr Haddad has used his skills to allocate remedial costs among potentially responsible parties at several sites and to allow redevelopment of several contaminated properties into commercial uses He supervised the development of remedial design for several Superfund sites developed and used soil groundwater and air dispersion model and is an expert in hydrogeological applications Mr Haddad is also a faculty member of the University of California at Berkeley Extension Program where he has taught the course Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Environment In addition Mr Haddad serves on the seminar committee of

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  • GHYD-355 Apr 7, 2016 | NWETC
    protocols that can include the U S Army Corps of Engineers U S Fish and Wildlife NOAA Fisheries various state agencies counties and municipalities Understanding Federal and State laws and how multiple agencies interact are fundamental requirements for being able to effectively complete a submittal package and manage wetlands aquatics projects through the permitting process Jim brought a lot of real world experience into the discussion The course covered a lot of different laws permit types Anonymous March 2014 Jim is very knowledgeable and comes with a lot of experience He was friendly and open to questions and discussion He gave a lot of anecdotes from his work as a consultant it was good to have a consultant instruct the class C Holmes June 2013 Very friendly and knowledgeable liked the recommendations on pitfalls in filling out the application N Chapman August 2013 I enjoyed the emphasis on the different regulatory agencies and court rulings C Gavin August 2013 Very informative with a wide range of topics of discussion Enjoyed understanding and discussing similarities and differences in the wetlands process of permitting based on different regions and areas C Williams August 2013 Jim has definitely been there and done that when it comes to wetlands permitting This shows in his presentation which has an example he has been in for all situations identified in the course C Larson November 2013 You may register online or by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at 425 270 3274 Online registration is strongly encouraged Please wait to receive a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units 0 70 CEUs More Information Course Topics After completing this course participants will be able to Understand the permit process Identify the agencies involved Develop a time line for permit request review Develop coordination with agency personnel Identify the level of permit required Determine required supporting documents field studies Prepare a permit submittal package Track the permit application About the Instructor James Carsner Jim Carsner is a graduate of the University of Washington College of Fisheries and certified Professional Wetland Scientist with over 30 years of diverse professional experience in environmental consulting throughout the Northwest His work has involved projects throughout Oregon and Washington and in Idaho California and Montana Jim has served on the Board of Directors for the Washington State Weed Association and instructed courses on FIFRA for the National Recreation and Parks Maintenance Management School and Montana Department of Agriculture with emphasis on Aquatic Plant Management Jim has extensive experience in aquatic management practices and permitting including chemical and non chemical approaches He s experienced in wetland and stream delineations project planning and design and mitigation and restoration planning His extensive experience also includes design permitting regulatory coordination and construction and mitigation monitoring What to Bring Please bring a pen or pencil and notepad if you would like to take notes you may also choose to take notes in your book Lunch will

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  • CHEM-545 April 7-8, 2016 | NWETC
    from a variety of environmental forensic investigations involving a range of contaminants and different issues that have been encountered Attendees will learn the range of supporting methods used into order to prepare the strongest case possible when presenting findings The final topic will center around site remediation and how some of the techniques used in topics discussed above can also be used to monitor site cleanup particularly those sites being remediated by natural attenuation Continuing Education Units 1 30 CEUs More Information Course Topics Environmental Forensics Past and Present Initial characterization of the site groundwater flow oxicity salinity Information needed for a successful investigation Classes of Contaminants to be discussed The tiered fingerprinting approach Inorganic contributions to fingerprinting Additional information required for successful environmental investigations Age dating of contaminants successful and unsuccessful techniques including presence or absence of certain compounds atmospheric contaminants radioactive isotopes tree ring dating Monitoring site remediation most appropriate techniques Natural attenuation Case Histories State specific cases About the Instructor Paul Philp PhD Dr Philp is an instructor and researcher whose research interests include Petroleum Environmental and Forensic geochemistry with the emphasis on molecular and isotopic characterization of oils gases rock extracts and contaminants for the purposes of source determination characterization of depositional environments maturity biodegradation and for correlation purposes He has been a Professor of Petroleum Geochemistry at the University of Oklahoma since 1987 and in addition has presented papers at a number of International meetings He has taught a number of Petroleum and Environmental Geochemistry courses in the following countries and to the following companies Yacimentos Petroleo Fiscales Buenos Aires Argentina China at invitation of Academia Sinica to lecture at various institutes and universities Japanese National Oil Company in Tokyo Petrobras Brazil New Zealand Geological Survey on petroleum geochemistry INTEVP Caracas Venezuela Taiwanese National Oil Company Taipei Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation Dar es Salem Tanzania Peruvian National Oil Company ARAMCO Saudi Arabia Ecopetrol Colombia Petronas Malaysia Indonesian Petroleum Association Shengli oil field China Petrovietnam Hanoi and HoChiMinh City Sonatrach Algeria What to Bring Drinks and snacks will be provided each day Lunch will be on your own Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card State and government agencies paying with a purchase order are allowed payment under the two week time frame if a copy of the purchase order is received by NWETC If You Need to Cancel Cancellations With 31 or more days notice we will offer a 100 refund or credit towards a future course The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course With 30 8 days notice we will offer a course credit towards a future course The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course With fewer than 8 days notice there is no course credit available Please note that attendee replacement is welcome

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  • CESCL-101 Apr 14-15, 2016 | NWETC
    across different occupations which helped me think about CESCL from other perspectives Sara P Dec 2015 Nate is my favorite stormwater resource He is very knowledgeable about the regulations Colleen M Nov 2015 If you manage any field project in the NW it would be good to have this knowledge Anonymous Nov 2015 Instructor Nathan Hardebeck is well versed and experienced can bring a lot of on the ground perspective Understands environmental values and is non judgmental about regulations I Sinks March 2013 NOTE This CESCL certification course is recognized as meeting the training and certification requirements of the General Permit and BMP C160 Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead CESCL in Washington State Department of Ecology s stormwater management manuals The Construction Stormwater General Permit requires that site inspections be conducted by personnel certified in CESCL Continuing Education Units 1 60 CEUs More Information Course Topics Erosion and Sedimentation Processes Definitions Types of Erosion Sedimentation 2 Factors Influencing Erosion Potential Soil Vegetation Topography Climate 3 Erosion and Sedimentation Impacts Water and wildlife Construction activity 4 Regulatory Requirements NPDES Construction Stormwater General Permit Local requirements and permits Other policy that influences construction site stormwater management 5 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan SWPPP What it is and how to develop one 12 Elements of a SWPPP discuss suggested BMPs with examples 6 Monitoring Reporting Record keeping Site inspections visual monitoring Water quality sampling analysis Monitoring frequency Adaptive management Reporting 7 Best Management Practices Planning Operational Physical 1 Erosion Prevention 2 Conveyance 3 Treatment 8 Examples of erosion and Sediment Control Case Studies About the Instructor Nathan Hardebeck Nathan Hardebeck owner of CWT LLC has over 15 years of experience in business development in the environmental consulting field with an emphasis on best management practices BMPs and program management related to stormwater services His professional experience and responsibilities include providing technical expertise implementation of BMP programs treatment technologies and providing stormwater and environmental training for both public agencies and private businesses A gifted educator Nathan is in demand as a presenter at conferences seminars and symposiums He has the ability to communicate complex information using real life examples that hold the audiences attention while they learn the intricacies of topics including stormwater management BMPs and erosion control He has been asked to participate on many policy development committees and is active in many of the educational conferences as part of the development committee He has authored many articles on a variety of stormwater topics in both local and national publications What to Bring Please bring a pen or pencil and notepad if you would like to take notes you may also choose to take notes in your book On day one lunch will be on your own but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day On day two lunch will be provided before the field trip Please wear weather appropriate clothes and boots waterproof shoes on the field day as several hours will be spent outside Billing Information In order to

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/cescl-101-apr-14-15-2016 (2016-02-12)
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  • CESCL-102 Apr 19, 2016 | NWETC
    and Sedimentation Impacts a Examples and Case Studies 2 Erosion and Sedimentation Processes a Definitions b Types c Sedimentation 3 Factors Influencing Erosion Potential a Soil b Vegetation c Topography d Climate 4 Regulatory Requirements a NPDES Construction Stormwater General Permit b Local requirements and permits c Other regulatory requirements 5 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan SWPPP a 12 Elements of a SWPPP discuss suggested BMPs with examples 6 Monitoring Reporting Record keeping a Site inspections visual monitoring b Water quality sampling analysis c Monitoring frequency d Adaptive management About the Instructor Nathan Hardebeck Nathan Hardebeck owner of CWT LLC has over 15 years of experience in business development in the environmental consulting field with an emphasis on best management practices BMPs and program management related to stormwater services His professional experience and responsibilities include providing technical expertise implementation of BMP programs treatment technologies and providing stormwater and environmental training for both public agencies and private businesses A gifted educator Nathan is in demand as a presenter at conferences seminars and symposiums He has the ability to communicate complex information using real life examples that hold the audiences attention while they learn the intricacies of topics including stormwater management BMPs and erosion control He has been asked to participate on many policy development committees and is active in many of the educational conferences as part of the development committee He has authored many articles on a variety of stormwater topics in both local and national publications What to Bring Please bring a pen or pencil and notepad if you would like to take notes you may also choose to take notes in your book Lunch will be on your own but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course

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  • OPR-340 Apr 19-20, 2016 | NWETC
    a course confirmation email roughly one month prior to the class before making any travel arrangements Continuing Education Units CEUs More Information Course Topics Diagnosing Common Policy Writing Problems Typical mistakes to avoid while writing policies and procedures Defining Policies and Procedures Information that belongs in a policy procedure and task Formatting Policies Major components of the headline policy format to create office policies Formatting Procedures Major components of the playscript procedures format to create office procedures Formatting Tasks Major components of the cookbook task format Numbering System An easy method to build simple numbering systems from a manual s table of contents System Maintenance Easy to follow steps to keep a system from going out of date or getting overloaded About the Instructor Jordan Peabody Jordan Peabody has helped dozens of organizations improve their workplace documents Since 2001 he has led writing workshops for City of Seattle Puget Sound Clean Air Community Transit Western Washington University Hillsboro Police Department Washington State Department of Enterprise Services and many other groups throughout the Northwest and across the country He has practiced what he preaches Jordan has written and edited for both private companies and public agencies including CCI Solutions Tacoma Police Department Washington State Department of Health and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Jordan uses his entire skill set to help others learn With a bachelor s degree in Communication from Biola University in La Mirada California he s found a way to blend his passion for public speaking with his love of the written word and the visual arts The result is a training experience that is practical relevant and engaging What to Bring Mechanical pencil coffee mug and water bottle to reduce waste Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the prevailing weather Coffee tea and light

    Original URL path: https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/opr-340-apr-19-20-2016 (2016-02-12)
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  • Jordan Peabody | NWETC
    Persuasive Communication and Presentation of Environmental Projects Collaborative Negotiation Skills for Environmental Professionals Conflict Resolution Skills for Environmental Professionals Collaborative Negotiations and Conflict Management for Environmental Professionals When the Heat is On Persuasive Speaking on Environmental Risk Controversies and High Stakes Topics Facilitating Remote and Online Meetings Essential Success Skills Effective Speaking When The Heat is On Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Introduction to Process Improvement Webinar RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Tools for Process Improvement Course 2 RECORDED Lean and Six Sigma for Environmental Professionals Full Series Webinar Recording New Test of the Testiest Tests Public Relations and Collaboration Challenges Intensive Facilitating Online and Remote Meetings Webinar RECORDED Policy Regulations MTCA Spreadsheets Workshop Oregon Erosion and Sediment Control 1200 C Permit Workshop Writing Policies and Procedures Tribal Environmental Regulation and Jurisdiction Introduction to the California Environmental Quality Act CEQA Model Toxics Control Act An Introduction Model Toxics Control Act Establishing Soil Groundwater and Surface Water Cleanup New Approaches and Implementation Methods for Municipal Stormwater Management NEPA CEQA Integration National Environmental Policy Act NEPA Writing the Perfect EA FONSI or EIS Industrial Stormwater Management Workshop Advanced NEPA Taking the National Environmental Policy Act to the Next Level Natural Resource Damage Assessment Workshop Writing a Quality Assurance Project Plan QAPP NEPA Writing and Evaluating an EIS or EA FONSI Remediation Toxicology Principles of Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Environmental Field Programs Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation Groundwater Contamination and Remediation Principles and Practices Ecological Risk Assessment An Introduction Webinar Ecological Risk Assessment Advanced Webinar Assessing Contaminants in Subsistence Resources Ecological Risk Assessment Series Introduction and Advanced RECORDED Technical Software ArcGIS 10 Geoprocessing Advanced Techniques for Environmental Applications ArcGIS

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  • MGMT-201WR Webinar Recorded 2016 | NWETC
    environmental and government work Lean and Six Sigma are proven techniques for process improvement that many companies and organizations have used for decades to save money increase customer satisfaction engage employees and become a more sustainable business or organization Process improvement is not just for manufacturing companies City governments law firms military public schools software developers non profits and even TV and movie studios are seeing benefits to learning and applying these techniques Environmental organizations are also getting on board to address their own inefficiencies and they are finding success reducing the environmental impact of the organizations they work with by speaking the same process improvement language Continuing Education Units 0 60 CEUs More Information Course Topics An overview of the principles and mindset of Lean and Six Sigma Introduction to some ways to deal with inefficient error prone costly processes inside your organization Discussion of how to establish a common language with stakeholders clients to talk about improvements About the Instructor Brion Hurley Brion Hurley is a Principal Lean Consultant at Rockwell Collins in Wilsonville OR He is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt CSSBB from the American Society for Quality ASQ and Lean Master certified He has a bachelor s degree in Statistics and a master s degree in Quality Management and Productivity from the University of Iowa He obtained a Certificate of Sustainability from the University of Iowa What to Bring Attendees should have a reliable internet connection and if desired headphones headset Content download will be accessible after payment is received Billing Information In order to guarantee a space in a course the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card State and government agencies paying with a purchase order are allowed payment

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