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Road Right-of-Way Alternate Institutional Control Webinar (December 17, 2013, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
This webinar is presented by the DEQ's Remediation and Redevelopment Division (RRD). The webinar will introduce a newly proposed institutional control that may be used to provide information regarding the presence of contaminated soil and groundwater to those who may be working within a road right-of-way (ROW). This webinar is intended for local units of government, environmental professionals involved with contaminant remediation pursuant to Part 201 or Part 213 of the NREPA, non-governmental environmental protection groups, code officials, sanitarians, and any authority or stakeholder interested in addressing contamination pursuant to Part 201 or Part 213 of the NREPA in or around a non-MDOT Road ROW. Click on the registration link for more information. Click here to review the Draft Road Right-of-Way Alternative Institutional Control form.
Introduction to the DEQ's Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control and Construction Storm Water NPDES Permit Programs (December 19, 2013, 10:00 – 11:30 AM)
The goal of this webinar is to provide you with a general overview of the Soil Erosion and Construction Storm Water permitting requirements in Michigan, how to apply, and common compliance problems. This training is geared at companies, governments, inspectors and individuals who participate in or review earth change activities and who would like an overview or refresher on the regulations involved in such activities. Click on the registration link for more information.
PAST DEQ WEBINARS (recordings)
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Michigan Electronics Takeback Program: Summary and Future Direction (recorded Sept. 5, 2013, 43 min)
This webinar provides a summary of the Michigan Electronic Waste Takeback Program during its first three years and the anticipated direction through the fifth year of the program. It includes highlights of volumes collected; ongoing registration issues; registration changes for 2014 and a general direction of the emphasis of the program over the next two years. Download presentations slides from the webinar.
How Federal Asbestos Regulations Apply to Fire Suppression Training (recorded Aug. 28, 2013, 56 min)
Fire departments that conduct suppression training are subject to federal asbestos regulations. This webinar will help fire departments and local officials understand why the activity is regulated, who is responsible for compliance with the regulations, and the steps to be followed to ensure the safety of the community and staff present for the training.
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Non-point Source Grants Webinar (recorded Aug. 8, 2013, 18 min)
DEQ Non-Point Source (NPS) staff explain the FY 2014 Non-Point Source Program Request for Proposals. NPS staff will discuss the grant application schedule, program priorities, targeted waterbodies, eligibility criteria, and how to successfully submit a notice of intent. This webinar is intended for watershed planners, conservation organizations, municipal environmental coordinators, drain commissioners and others interested in applying for a non-point source grant to restore and protect watersheds. (Note: Due to technical difficulties the webinar was not recorded in its entirety). The presentation slides can be accessed using the link below.
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Modeling a Life Cycle Approach to Solid Waste Management and Recycled Content Materials (recorded July 16, 2013, 86 min)
This webinar provides an overview and demonstrates tools to model and calculate the benefits of alternative end of life waste management comparisons and Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption associated with purchasing and manufacturing activities. The webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and features a presentation by Deanna Lizas, ICF International, on the Waste Reduction Model (WARM) and Recycled Content (ReCon) Tool. Download presentation slides from webinar.
Radon in New Construction Webinar (recorded June 11, 2013, 73 min)
This webinar is presented by the DEQ's Michigan Indoor Radon Program and covers the origins of radon, health effects, and how it travels/enters into a structure. This webinar also provides information on how to test for radon, interpretation of testing results, radon mitigation systems, and radon resistant techniques for new construction. This webinar is intended for home builders, code officials, home inspectors, and general contractors. Download presentation slides from webinar.
Radon in Real-Estate Webinar (recorded June 12, 2013, 82 min)
This webinar is presented by the DEQ's Michigan Indoor Radon Program and covers the origins of radon, health effects, and how it travels/enters into a structure. This webinar also provides information on how to test for radon, interpretation of testing results, radon mitigation systems within existing structures. This webinar is intended for realtors, home inspectors, home builders, real-estate appraisers, and others interested in radon and real-estate transactions. Download presentation slides from webinar.
Calculating the Cost Benefit of P2 and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Reduction (recorded May 8, 2013, 60 min)
This webinar was hosted by the DEQ Office of Environmental Assistance and includes a presentation by Natalie Hummel with the U.S. EPA. The presentation provides an overview of recently developed and tested tools designed to measure the environmental and economic performance results of pollution prevention activities. The tools are provided at no cost to the user and designed to help calculate GHG emissions; cost savings from P2 activities; and to help convert standard business units into environmental measurement units that increase the transparency of reported data, and make references clear for customers, suppliers, stakeholders and local communities.
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Compliance Self-Assessment: The Environmental Audit Privilege and Immunity Law (recorded May 2, 2013, 65 min )
The purpose of this webinar is to provide the tools for industries and their consultants to take full advantage of the Environmental Audit Privilege and Immunity (Audit) law. The webinar offers a practical step-by-step how-to for applying to do an audit under the law, performing the self audit, and following up with the disclosure in order to maximize your benefits and protections under the law. The webinar also includes a brief review of the origin and purpose of the Audit law.
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Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning for Farms (recorded March 26, 2013, 2 hrs)
Farms that store large quantities of oil (e.g., diesel, gasoline, hydraulic oil, lube oil, crop oil, vegetable oil, used oil etc.) may be subject to the federal SPCC planning requirements. This webinar will addresses: how to determine if an SPCC Plan is required for your farm; how to fill out a self-certified SPCC Plan; rumors and misconceptions; and clarification about what is and is not required. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and features a presentation by Barbara A. Carr and Troy Swackhammer with the U.S. EPA.
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Complying with New CAFO Annual Report Requirements (recorded Feb 19, 2013, 1 hr)
Michigan Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are required to submit an annual report to the DEQ by April 1st each year. This webinar explains the new reporting process by stepping through the Annual Report Form and showing example submissions. This webinar is designed for CAFO owners and operators, consultants, and other industry professionals who assist CAFOs with compliance.
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Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Public Meeting Webinar Broadcast
(recorded February 6, 2013, 1 hr)
This is a recording of the public meeting being held at the Michigan Library and Historical Center, Forum Room, Lansing, Michigan on 2/6/13.
Lead Consumer Notification for Noncommunity Schools and Daycares (recorded January 14, 2013, 32 min)
This webinar is designed to provide noncommunity coordinators and program staff with details on Lead Consumer Notification and the role of EPA, MDEQ, and Local Health Departments.
MAERS Review Webinar 2013 (recorded January 10, 2013, 1hr 30 min)
This webinar provides a review of MAERS functions and navigation. It is recommended for those that are familiar with MAERS but would like a quick review to get them ready for the next submittal.
MNSP Inland Lake Shoreline Permitting Webinar (recorded November 27, 2012, 1 hr)
This webinar is intended for Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership (MNSP) Shoreline Educators and Certified Natural Shoreline Professionals that would like a refresher on the bioengineering permit and any changes that have happened in the past year. The webinar includes a review of previous permit information and discussion of changes that have happened to the bio-engineering minor permit and changes that have happened with regards to seawalls. Download the slides used in the webinar.
Pharmaceutical Waste Management Webinar (recorded July 26, 2012 1 hr, 40 min)
This webinar, hosted by DEQ's Office of Environmental Assistance with Michigan Health and Hospital Association, is designed to provide practical implementation steps to be in compliance with the waste regulations applicable to health care pharmaceutical and bio-hazardous medical waste. The webinar is intended for pharmacists, nurses, clinical staff, physicians, health care administrators, environmental services staff, and safety officers as well as disposal vendors assisting health care professionals. The following topics are discussed: History of development of the MHA Health Care Pharmaceutical Waste Management Guide; an Overview of the updated Guide; and the 10 step process for implementing a pharmaceutical waste. Click the link above to view the webinar. Download the slides used in the webinar.
- 2012 SARA Title III Tier Two Workshop
- Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) Renewal Application Webinar (recorded March 31, 2011, 1 hr. 33 min)
This webinar explains how to complete and submit an ROP renewal application using the Air Quality Division's NEW ROP Renewal Application. Attendees will be guided step by step through the renewal process and learn how to use the new ROP Renewal Application form.
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