RTII 420        An Overview of Environmental Laws and Regulations for Citizens

Note: Course prices are current as of publication date, however they are subject to change without notice. Please contact RTII for current information.

Per Person Price:    $435                                Firm Fixed Price:     Available Upon Request

Minimum Class Size:      25                                       Training Hours:     8

           Duration:      1 Days                                               CEUs:     0.8

This course, as all others offered by RTI, can be delivered at your location with the purchaes of 25seats.  Call (706) 951-5685   

Delivery Method:   Classroom Lecture & Exercises

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for members of the Citizens Advisory Boards for DOE facilities who need a basic understanding or refresher on key laws and regulations governing environmental management activities.

Course Description:

This course is being offered exclusively for Citizens Advisory Board Members. NREP/ETMD will provide a one-day course that addresses the requirements of the key environmental laws affecting the DOE, especially its waste management, environmental restoration, and environmental compliance programs. Participants learn about the basics of various laws and regulations and how the public can affect decision-making processes. The course is organized around actual DOE case studies that provide lessons learned and give the students the opportunity to study how environmental compliance issues have been resolved. The strength of the course is its focus on how public involvement is applicable to the various laws and regulations. The detailed course manual serves as a useful desk reference summarizing the requirements of each environmental law or regulation. Participants will receive .8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completion of this course.

Laws and regulations summarized include:

-         -          National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

-         -          Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and

Liability Act (CERCLA)

-         -          Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

-         -          Clean Air Act (CAA) and Amendments

-         -          Clean Water Act (CWA)

-         -          Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA)

-         -          Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

-         -          Atomic Energy Act (AEA)

For additional information, please contact our Training and Registration Center at (706) 951-5685 or visit our website at www.rtii.org