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Upcoming Events

MDEQMDEQ WorkshopsJan-Feb 2016
Mfg Education CouncilSustainability & EHSMar 22-23More details.
MDEQMichigan Environmental Compliance ConferenceJune 21-22


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Registration is set to open in early spring



The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is hosting reporting workshops in January and February. Several trainings will take place on the same day, providing an opportunity to attend both the SARA workshop in the morning and the MAERS workshop in the afternoon in some locations.

  You can register for either or both workshops at www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops.


SARA Title III Tier Two Workshop Series

Emergency Preparedness for Michigan Facilities and their Communities

January 21 - Crowne Plaza, Grand Rapids

January 27 - Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conf Center, Mt. Pleasant

February 2 - MSU Management Education Center, Troy

All classes will be held from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

SARA Title III, also known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, requires facilities to report information to state and local officials that can be vital to the safety of their community.

These SARA Title III Tier Two Workshops will provide an overview of program regulations, reporting requirements, and a step-by-step tutorial on logging into Tier II Manager and initiating a 2015 Tier II Annual Report.

This workshop is recommended for owners, operators, and environmental and safety personnel of facilities that have hazardous materials on site.  Environmental consultants, LEPCs, and fire department personnel can also benefit from this workshop and are encouraged to attend.

COST: $75 – Includes continental breakfast and the 14th Edition of the Michigan Facilities’ Guide to SARA Title III, Emergency Planning, and Release Reporting.

This workshop is approved for 0.3 Drinking Water and Wastewater CECs in the managerial category, and 3 CEHs for Professional Engineers.

Reg and Info


Introduction to MAERS 2016 Workshop Series

January 21 - Crowne Plaza, Grand Rapids

January 27 - Comfort Inn & Suites: Hotel and Conf Center, Mt. Pleasant

February 2 - MSU Management Education Center, Troy

February 11 - LCC West Campus, Lansing

February 23 -Upper Peninsula DEQ District Office, Marquette

All classes will be held from 1:00-4:30 pm

 The Introduction to MAERS workshop series is being offered again this year to help companies submit their Michigan Air Emissions Reporting System (MAERS) reports. Workshop participants will be taken step-by-step through the Web-based system in an interactive, hands-on format. Workshop participants will learn:

  • How to register as a user in MAERS.
  • How to navigate the Web-based forms and utilities.
  • How to complete and submit reports using MAERS.

NOTE:  A very limited number of laptops will be available at each location.  You are encouraged to bring your own laptop or other portable device with which to access the MAERS online program.

COST: $75, includes MAERS User Guide and Workbook   

This workshop is approved for 3 CEHs for Professional Engineers.

Reg and Info

www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops




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