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2014 Community Pollution Prevention Grant Recycling Metrics Question & Answer Webinar - April 23, 2014, 10:00-11:30 AM
This webinar will be a Question & Answer session intended for prospective applicants to the DEQ 2014 Community Pollution Prevention (P2) Recycling Metrics Grant program. More information about this grant program can be found at here.


Understanding Michigan’s Water Quality - May 20, 2014, 10:00 -11:00 AM
This webinar will provide an overview of how the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) assesses surface water quality and what some of the most recent information tells us about the status of our surface water. The webinar will be of interest to anyone interested in the state-wide picture of Michigan’s water quality and how it is arrived at by the DEQ’s Water Resources Division, including the general public, watershed groups, municipalities, tribes, water use and water-related interests.

 


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Click to ViewGreenhouse Gas Accounting and Product Life Cycle Management(Recorded February 19, 2014, 60 min)This webinar provides an overview and demonstrate tools to model the benefits of alternative end-of-life waste management comparisons.   The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission implications of purchasing recycled content products, as well as, reusing and source reducing material in products that we use will be presented. 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.
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MAERS Review Webinar
(recorded Jan. 16, 2014, 90 min.)
The webinar is geared for those that are familiar with Michigan Air Emissions Reporting System (MAERS), but would like a quick review to get them ready for the next submittal. The webinar provides a review of the MAERS registration process, adding users to an account, navigating the forms, and submitting data.


Click to ViewHazardous Waste Generator Recordkeeping & Inspections
(recorded Jan 21, 2014, 73 min.)
This is the 3rd webinar in the Introduction to Hazardous Regulations Webinar Series. This webinar provides an overview of the records that a hazardous waste generator is required to maintain, including waste characterizations, monthly waste inventory, uniform manifests, and land disposal restriction notifications. The webinar will also provide an overview of what to expect during a DEQ hazardous waste inspection. Additionally, the presenter discusses recent changes to the hazardous waste regulations.
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Click to ViewHazardous Waste Generator Accumulation, Storage, and Labeling Requirements

(recorded Jan. 14, 2014, 67 min.)
This is the 2nd webinar in the Introduction to Hazardous Regulations Webinar Series. This webinar will provide an overview of the requirements associated with onsite hazardous waste mangement, including:- Accumulation limits and timelines- Storage requirements for hazardous waste in designated storage areas and satellite containers- Container labeling requirements- Closed container requirements- 40 CFR 265, Subpart CC requirements.
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 Hazardous Waste Characterization and Generator Status
(recorded Jan. 10, 2014, 67 min.)
This is the 1st webinar in the Introduction to Hazardous Regulations Webinar Series. During this webinar you will learn how to determine if a waste is considered a "hazardous waste," liquid industrial waste, or non-hazardous solid waste; and how to use that determination to calculate a site's generator status. These concepts are vital to understanding how to properly manage and dispose of waste.
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Introduction to the DEQ's Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control and Construction Storm Water NPDES Permit Programs
(recorded Dec. 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.
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Road Right-of-Way Alternate Institutional Control Webinar (recorded Dec. 17, 2013, 73 min.)
This webinar was presented by the DEQ's Remediation and Redevelopment Division (RRD). The webinar introduces 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). Click here to review the Draft Road Right-of-Way Alternative Institutional Control form.
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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.


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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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Click to ViewNon-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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Click to ViewModeling 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.

 

Click to ViewRadon 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

  • Click to ViewRadon 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.
  • Click to ViewCalculating 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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  • Click to ViewCompliance 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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  • Click to ViewMercury Draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Online Public Information Webinar (recorded April 24, 2013, 1hr. 15 min.)
    This is a recording of the Mercury TMDL Online Public Information Webinar held on April 24, 2013.


  • Click to ViewSpill 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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  • Click to ViewComplying 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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