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Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction


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(Course 1 of 2 in a series)
Course Title: Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction
Course ID: WAPOL-401
Status: CLOSED
Date(s): March 26, 2014: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: ComputerClassroomsinSeattle.com
10604 NE 38th Place, Suite 118
Kirkland, WA
Instructors: Pete Kmet
Priscilla Tomlinson
Tuition: $395
Class is Closed
NWETC has negotiated a special sleeping room rate of $89.10/night at La Quinta Inn & Suites across the street from the venue. Rates are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and are available through 2/25/14, or when the block has filled-whichever comes first. Reservations can be made by calling 1-425-828-6585 and using group code NWETC. Please note that rates and expiration of rates vary by course.

 

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Model Toxics Control Act: Establishing Soil, Groundwater, and Surface Water Cleanup

Description:

The objective of this one day workshop is to introduce environmental consultants, federal, state and local government staff, and members of the general public to Washington's Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). This workshop will provide an overview of the MTCA administrative requirements and associated cleanup standards. Participants will also learn the MTCA remedy selection process and public involvement requirements. Both instructors have a deep and thorough understanding of MTCA and will welcome questions at the end of each topic.

*This course is immediately followed by the two-day WAPOL-402: Establishing MTCA Cleanup Levels Workshop

Reduced tuition is available to employees of Native American tribes, government agencies, nonprofits, students and NAEP, NEBC, NWAEP members. You may register online or by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at (425) 270-3274. Register Now!

Please wait to receive a course confirmation email, roughly one month prior to the class, before making any travel arrangements.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for environmental consultants, federal, state and local government staff and other professionals seeking an improved understanding of the Model Toxics Control Act.

Continuing Education Units: 0.70 CEUs

Course Materials:

Attendees will receive a course manual containing workshop proceedings and reference material.

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Course Topics

  • Overview of MTCA and the 2001 Rule Amendments
  • Rule Authority
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Public Involvement Requirements
  • Remedy Selection Process
  • Cleanup Standards, Cleanup Levels, and Remediation Levels
  • Overview of Method A, B, and C Cleanup Levels for Soil, Surface Water, and Groundwater
 
  • Proposed MTCA Amendments for Contaminant Mixtures
  • Points of Compliance
  • Overview of Terrestrial Ecological Evaluations (TEE)
  • Protection of Groundwater - Soil Leaching Models
  • Residual Saturation Concentrations
  • Vapor Pathway Evaluation
  • Special Requirements for Petroleum Sites
  • Compliance Monitoring

 

About the Instructors

Pete Kmet

Pete Kmet

Pete Kmet is a senior environmental engineer in the Policy and Technical Support Unit of the Washington State Department of Ecology's Toxics Cleanup Program. Mr. Kmet has extensive experience in site remediation, has played a key role in the development of MTCA legislation amendments, related rules, policies and technical guidance, and has presented on these topics at numerous MTCA workshops throughout the state. Mr. Kmet also serves as the mayor of Tumwater.

Priscilla Tomlinson

Priscilla Tomlinson

Priscilla Tomlinson is an expert in the fields of risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication. She has over 20 years of experience in the fields of risk assessment, toxicology, and hazardous waste. She has taught classes covering 2001 MTCA revisions and has applied MTCA rules at numerous cleanup sites.

What to Bring

Please bring a pen or pencil, and notepad if you would like to take notes (you may also choose to take notes in your book). Lunch will be on your own, but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day.

Billing Information

In order to guarantee a space in a course, the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card. State and government agencies paying with a purchase order are allowed payment under the two-week time frame if a copy of the purchase order is received by NWETC.

If You Need to Cancel

Cancellations*

  • With 31 or more days notice, we will offer a 100% refund or credit towards a future course. The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course.
  • With 30-8 days notice, we will offer a course credit towards a future course. The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course.
  • With fewer than 8 days notice, there is no course credit available


*Please note that attendee replacement is welcome at any time

Disability Accommodations

Disability Accommodations:

To request disability accommodations, please contact us at info@nwetc.org or 425-270-3274 at least 30 days prior to the event.


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*Reduced tuition available to employees of Native American tribes, nonprofits, and government agencies; students; and NAEP members.

If you have any trouble registering please call (425) 270-3274 ext 103
Please wait to receive a course confirmation email, roughly one month prior to the class, before making any travel arrangements. Please review what to bring!

 

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