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APRIL 12, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Washtenaw Community College – Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E Huron Dr., Ann Arbor, MI  48105


COST: $65

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Fugitive dust from roads, surface lots, storage piles, and other sources contributes to air pollution. Additionally, asbestos from demolition activities can present environmental concerns if not properly handled.  The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will host the Dust Management Workshop to provide information on how to control fugitive dust at public and private facilities, lots, and roads, as well as dust management at  demolition sites.

To help comply with environmental requirements relating to fugitive dust, attendees will receive an overview of particulate matter and fugitive dust regulations, and related health issues.  The workshop will also provide a profile of dust control methods, andapproaches for developing solid fugitive dust plans.

Attendees of this workshop will receive both the Managing Fugitive Dust, A Guide for Compliance with the Air Regulatory Requirements for Particulate Matter Generation and the The Michigan Environmental Compliance Guide for Nonmetallic Mineral Crushing Facilities.




  8:00 am


 8:30 am

Welcome and Introductions
Jenifer Dixon, MDEQ, Public Affairs and Outreach

  8:40 am

Dust: Fugitive Dust Regulations
Kerry Kelly, MDEQ, Air Quality Division

  9:20 am

Fugitive Dust Management
Dan McGeen, MDEQ, Air Quality Division

10:00 am


10:15 am

Nonmetallic Mineral Crushing
April Lazzaro, MDEQ, Air Quality Division

10:45 am

Managing Silica from a MIOSHA Point of View
Harvey Johnson, MIOSHA, Consultation, Education and Training Division

11:30 am

Case Study -  Dust Suppression
Sue Hanf, Michigan Paving and Materials, Stoneco of Michigan

12:30  pm




Other Resources:

  • Background Information, Conditions, Application Forms, and District Office Map - View (EQP5756 and EQP5757)
  • Instructions for Relocating and Modifying Non-Metallic Mineral Crushing Facilities - View
  • Relocation Form - View Fillable Form (EQP5757)
  • Modification Form - View Fillable Form (EQP5756)
  • General Permit to Install Application - General Information Form - View Fillable Form (EQP5727)
  • General Permit to Install Application - Additional Information Form - View Fillable Form (EQP5729)