U.S. EPA's 2010 National Air Quality Conference - TUESDAY, Raleigh, North Carolina

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7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration – State Ballroom Foyer
7:30 am – 8:30 am Morning Refreshments/Exhibits and Posters – State Ballroom ABC + State Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am – 8:30 am Daily Forecast Briefing – State Ballroom DEF
Cary Gentry, Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department
Welcome, Introductions and Overview
Phil Dickerson, AIRNow Program Manager, US EPA, OAQPS (PPT, 1MB)
Charles Meeker, Mayor of Raleigh
Manly Wilder, Deputy Secretary, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
9:30 am – 10:30 am NAAQS Update: What’s Coming
Moderator: Alison Davis, US EPA, OAQPS
10:30am – 11:15 am

Overview: (PPT, 1.8MB)
Lydia Wegman, Director Health and Environmental Impacts Division, US EPA, OAQPS
Monitoring Requirements: (PPT, 8MB)
Lew Weinstock, Group Leader, Ambient Air Monitoring Group, US EPA, OAQPS

Q&A Panel:
Lydia Wegman, US EPA, OAQPS
Lew Weinstock, US EPA, OAQPS
Scott Mathias, Associate Director, Air Quality Policy Division, US EPA, OAQPS
Susan Stone, Ambient Standards Group, US EPA, OAQPS

10:30 am – 11:00 am BREAK
11:00 am – Noon Media Panel: What Does It Take To Get Air Quality Stories To Run?
Tom Mather, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Greg Fishel, Chief Meteorologist, WRAL-TV, Raleigh
Lee Ringer, Meteorologist, News 14 Carolina
Richard Stradling, Deputy Metro Editor, The News & Observer, Raleigh
Jack Betts, Columnist, The Charlotte Observer
Noon – 1:30 pm LUNCH (on your own)

Cross-Cutting Issues for Forecasting and Monitoring

Communicating the NAAQS Revisions and Other Issues:
A Roundtable Discussion

1:30 pm –3:00 pm
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Moderator: John White, EPA OAQPS

2009: A Year of AIRNow Changes and Milestones (PPT, 8.9MB)
Alan Chan, Sonoma Technology, Inc.

Forecasting Short Term Unhealthy Air Quality Using the 3 Hour Multipollutant AQHI Method for Mountain Valley Locations (PDF, 715KB)
Daniel Riley, Vermont Air Pollution Control

The Importance of Meteorological Data in Exceptional Events Analysis (PPT, 3.9MB)
Paul Roberts, Sonoma Technology, Inc.

Assessing PM2.5 Background Levels and Local Add-On (PPT, 4.2MB)
Bryan Lambeth, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Moderator: Jamie Arno, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality
Management District

How Can We Communicate a Seasonal Ozone Standard (W126)? (PPT, 1.8MB)
Victoria Sandiford, EPA, OAQPS

Demystifying the W126 Statistic (PPT, 106KB)
David Mintz, US EPA, OAQPS

Jackie Ashley, US EPA, OAQPS
Alison Davis, US EPA, OAQPS

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm BREAK

Cross-Cutting Issues continued

Environmental Justice

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Moderator: Cary Gentry, Forsyth County Environmental Affairs

Implementing a Continuous PM 2.5 Federal Equivalent Method
(FEM) for NAAQS Comparisons and AQI Reporting In The
Missouri Ambient Air Monitoring Network
(PDF, 470KB)
Stephen Hall, Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Finding That Elusive Pot of Gold-How to Network Your Shelter (PPT, 1.8MB)
Jennifer Bradley, Polk County-Air Quality

The City of Houston’s Mobile Ambient Air Monitoring Lab:
A Look Back and the View Ahead (PPT, 9.6MB)
James Rhubottom, City of Houston Health and Human Services

The What, Where, When and Why of Wintertime Ozone Formation – Results of the 2009 Wyoming Ozone Technical Forum (PPT, 4.4MB)
Robert Baxter, T&B Systems

Moderator: Donna Rogers, US EPA, OAQPS
Laura McKelvey, EPA Community and Tribal Programs

Exploring Impactful Ways to Share Information Collected in an
Environmental Justice Community
Erik Saganic and Amy Warren, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception/Exhibit and Poster Session - State Ballroom ABC + State Ballroom Foyer

Presentation quick links: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday

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