EPA Regional/State/Local Dispersion Modelers Workshop

June 6th-9th, 2011, Atlanta, GA

Agenda

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Monday (June 6, 2011)
1:00-1:15 PM PM2.5, NO2, and SO2 Permit Modeling Forum - Introduction Tyler Fox, OAQPS
1:15 - 2:00 PM PM2.5 Permit Modeling: Workgroup Report Out George Bridgers, OAQPS
2:00-2:15 PM 1-hour NO2 NAAQS Modeling Guidance Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:15 - 3:15 PM NO2 Permit Modeling: Workgroup Report Out Erik Snyder, R6 & James Thurman OAQPS
3:15 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM SO2 Permit Modeling: Workgroup Report Out Erik Snyder, R6 & James Thurman OAQPS
4:30 - 5:15 PM Question and Answer Session, Open Discussion Panel
5:15 - 5:30 PM Summary of Forum and Closing Remarks Tyler Fox, OAQPS
5:30 PM Adjourn

Tuesday (June 7, 2011)

9:00 - 9:15 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks Chet Wayland, OAQPS
9:15 - 9:45 AM Appendix W Status and Updates Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:45 - 10:30 AM Model Clearinghouse Status and Update George Bridgers, OAQPS
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:15 AM NSR / PSD Policy Update Dan Deroeck, OAQPS
11:15 - 11:45 AM NPS / FLM Update Jill Webster, FWS
11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 2:45 PM State/Local Agency Issues: Overview Gail Good, WI
LADCO SO2 Modeling Protocol Melissa Sheffer, MN
NO2 1-hour Modeling Guidance and Tools Leland Villalvazo, San Joaquin Valley APCD
Report Out - State/Local NO2 Modeling Survey (Tom Orth) Dave Prey, UT
2:45 - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 - 5:15 PM Regional Issues: Overview EPA Regional Modelers
Air Quality Models to Estimate Conc. Impacts in a Marine Env. Herman Wong, R10
Haul Road Modeling Best Practices Randy Robinson, R5
1-hour SO2 Modeling Example for a Large Point Source Roger Brode, OAQPS
5:15 - 5:30 PM Summary of State/Local and Regional Office Issues EPA Regional Modelers
5:00 PM Adjourn

Wednesday (June 8, 2011)

8:30 - 9:15 AM

AERMOD Modeling System Update

Roger Brode, OAQPS
9:15 - 9:45 AM AERSURFACE Update Roger Brode, OAQPS
9:45 - 10:00 AM AERSCREEN Update James Thurman, OAQPS
10:00 - 10:15 AM AERMOD Implementation WorkGroup (AIWG) Update James Thurman, OAQPS
10:15 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:00 AM AERMIC Updates Roger Brode, OAQPS
11:00 - 11:45 AM SO2 Designation Modeling James Thurman, OAQPS
11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM Pb Designation & Implementation Modeling James Thurman, OAQPS
1:30 - 1:45 PM CALPUFF Modeling System Update Tyler Fox, OAQPS
1:45 - 2:30 PM LRT Model Evaluations & MM5/WRF Meteorological Interface (MMIF) Update Bret Anderson, USFS
2:30 - 3:00 PM Interagency Workgroup on Air Quality Modeling (IWAQM) Update Tyler Fox, OAQPS
3:00 - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 - 4:00 PM SO2 Implementation Modeling James Thurman, OAQPS
4:00 - 4:30 PM 10th Modeling Conference - Plans and Discussion Group Discussion
4:30 - 5:00PM Looking to Next Year and Closing Remarks Tyler Fox, OAQPS
5:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday (June 9, 2011)

8:30 - 8:45 AM Introduction to Technical Session Chet Wayland, OAQPS
8:45 - 9:30 AM Modeling Challenges Facing Us for the 1-hour NAAQS Justin Fickas, Trinity Consultants, Inc.
9:30 - 10:00 AM Combining Monitored and Modeled Background Concentrations For Cumulative Modeling Analyses Bob Paine, AECOM
10:00-10:30 AM Evaluation of PVMRM and OLM for Short-Term NO2 Impacts Cathe Kalisz, American Petroleum Institute
10:30 - 11:00 AM Break
11:30 - 11:30 AM Probabilistic Emissions Distribution Model - EPRI Funded Field Evaluation Bob Paine, AECOM
11:30-11:45 AM Q&A and Discussion All
11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM Model Clearinghouse Status and Update George Bridgers, OAQPS
1:30 - 2:00 PM PM2.5 Permit Modeling: Workshop Report Out George Bridgers, OAQPS
2:00 - 2:30 PM 1-hour NO2 NAAQS Modeling Guidance Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:30 - 2:45 PM 1-hour SO2 Modeling Examp Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:45 - 3:15 PM NO2/SO2 Permit Modeling: Workshop Report Out Erik Snyder, R6 & James Thurman, OAQPS
3:15 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 4:15 PM NO2/SO2 Permit Modeling: Workshop Report Out Erik Snyder, R6 & James Thurman, OAQPS
4:15 - 4:45 PM Q&A and Discussion All
4:45 - 5:00 PM Closing Remarks Tyler Fox, OAQPS
5:00 PM Adjourn



 

 
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