EPA Regional/State/Local Dispersion Modelers Workshop

May 10th-13th, 2010, Portland, OR

Agenda

Final Meeting Agenda (printable pdf file)

2010 R/S/L Modelers Workshop Summary (printable pdf file)

Monday, May 10th
1:00 - 4:30 PM "NO2, SO2, PM2.5, Oh My!" Informational Session Tyler Fox, OAQPS
PM2.5 Emissions Inventories for Permit Modeling Bret Anderson, OAQPS
ADEM's SO2 Increment Assessment for the Sipsey Wilderness: An Update Leigh Bacon, ADEM Air Division
4:30 - 5:30 PM OAQPS/Regional Contacts Meeting (EPA only)
5:30 PM Adjourn

Tuesday, May 11th

9:00 - 9:15 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks

Richard Wayland, OAQPS

9:15 - 9:30 AM Appendix W Status and Updates Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:30 - 10:00 AM Model Clearinghouse Status and Update Tyler Fox, OAQPS
10:00 - 10:30 AM FLM Update John Notar, NPS
BLM Current Air Quality Issues

Craig Nicholls, BLM National Operations Center

10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:45 AM

NPS Update & Issues

Raj Rao, OAQPS

11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 PM Regional Issues: Report Out by RO Modeling Contacts

Region VI Modeling Issues

Erik Snyder, R6
Region VII Modeling Issues Richard Daye, R7
Region VIII Modeling Issues Kevin Golden, R8
1:45 - 2:00 PM

State/Local Agency Issues: Overview

Multiple state attendees
2:00 -2:30 PM

Haul Roads Workgroup: Report Out

Randy Robinson, R5
Richard Daye, R7
2:30 - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 - 3:00 PM Draft PM2.5 Modeling Workgroup: Current Status Annamaria Coulter, R2
3:00 - 3:30 PM PM2.5 Background Concentrations: Introduction OAQPS
3:30 - 4:15 PM State/Local Agency Presentation

Pairing Monitored Background and Modeled Data for PM2.5

Dennis Becker, MN

4:15 - 5:00 PM

Discussion of Background Concentrations for PM2.5

5:00 PM Adjourn

Wednesday, May 12th

8:30 - 10:00 AM Interactive Session I: Developing/Reviewing a Modeling Protocol Facilitators Bret Anderson, OAQPS
John Notar, NPS
Jill Webster, USFWS
Modeling Protocols: Class I Analyses  
NPS Protocols for Class I and Class II Analyses

 

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Report Out of Interactive Session I

10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:45 AM

New NO2 Hourly NAAQS Permit Modeling Overview

Roger Brode, OAQPS

11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM

AERMOD Implementation WorkGroup Update

Randy Robinson, R5
1:30 - 2:00 PM AERSURFACE Update Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:00 - 2:30 PM AERMOD Modeling System Update Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:30 - 3:00 PM

AERMIC Update

Roger Brode, OAQPS
Al Cimorelli, R3
3:00 - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 - 4:45 PM Interactive Session II: Regulatory Modeling: A Retrospective Tyler Fox, OAQPS
Al Cimorelli, R3
4:45 - 5:00 PM

Report out of Interactive Session II

5:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, May 13th

8:30 - 9:00 AM A New Direct MM5/WRF Meteorological Interface Program for CALPUFF

Bret Anderson, OAQPS

9:00 - 9:45 AM Evaluation of Four Lagrangian Models Against the Cross-Appalachian and European Tracer Experiments Bret Anderson & Roger Brode, OAQPS
9:45 - 10:30 AM FLM Testing of MMIF Jill Webster, USFWS
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:45 AM Use of Dispersion Models for NAAQS Designations OAQPS
11:45 - 12:00 PM Concluding Remarks/Plans for Next Two Years Tyler Fox, OAQPS
12:00 PM Adjourn
 



 

 
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