The downloadable links listed below are Microsoft Powerpoint presentations that were viewed during the Air Permitting Workshop held by the Air Quality Management Section of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Delaware Technical & Community College, Terry Campus, Dover. Current state in Aug 2005 oct 25 VSM Data Metrics JLF Future State New Application Forms.ppt
The workshop was designed for small business owners or employees who are assigned environmental compliance duties, for environmental contractors, or for anyone who needs to understand air permitting. The workshop explained the value stream mapping procedures that Air Quality Management is now using as a tool to streamline the process of obtaining an air permit under Regulation No. 1102. The regulation specifies requirements for natural minor permits, which are issued to companies that emit more than 10 pounds per day of an air pollutant into the atmosphere or to air pollution control equipment.
“Today’s businesses must respond quickly to their customers and still meet the state’s air quality regulations. Delaware’s Air Quality Management Section recognizes this concern and made a commitment to evaluate its permitting process and eliminate wasted time and effort,” said Ali Mirzakhalili, administrator of the Air Quality Management Section. Natural minor construction permits are now guaranteed within 90 days of the section receiving a complete application, he added.