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Instructions on how to register and launch courses on the NETI eLearning Center.

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National Enforcement Training Institute
[All sessions at 11:30a.m – 1 pm EST. in Room 6226 William J. Clinton South (WJCS), unless otherwise noted]
(*Continuing Legal Education documentation will be made available by NETI)

 

Uncle Sam as Polluter?  Enforcement Activities at Federal Facilities*

Date: October 7, 2014

Federal installations from the Department of Defense military installations to your corner Post Office must comply with federal environmental law through a series of Executive Orders and federal statutes.  Join Sally Dalzell and Gracie Garcia Pendleton as they explain the process to ensure compliance at our federal facilities. Webinar

Registration: Uncle Sam as Polluter?  Enforcement Activities at Federal Facilities

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)*

Date: October 10, 2014

What does it really mean to management waste from “cradle to grave?”  Join senior attorney Pete Raack to learn how this important, cross-cutting regulatory program manages the toxic refuse of a great consumer society. Webinar

Registration: The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) .  

Contac: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

The Clean Air Act: It’s Not Necessarily Gone With the Wind*

Date: October 17, 2014

Join attorney Charlie Garlow and Mario Jorquera for an in-depth assessment of one of the most far reaching environmental statutes administered by EPA – from tail pipe emissions to major stationary sources. Webinar

Registration: The Clean Air Act: It’s Not Necessarily Gone With the Wind

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

Finding a Job in a Tight Market: Sources and Strategies, “RESUMES, REFERENCES & RESULTS "

Date: October 17, 2014

Mike Walker will offer insights and will describe the “excepted service” hiring, “competitive” hiring, other entry level programs, networking and effective strategies for finding that dream job in a tight market. Webinar

Registration: Finding a Job in a Tight Market: Sources and Strategies, "RESUMES, REFERENCES & RESULTS
Note Time: 3:30 pm

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

Electronic Discovery Training*

Date: Oct 23, 2014   

Join Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney, Sarah Himmelhoch, an attorney with DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division in Washington who focuses on civil e-discovery issues, and will address litigation holds, search and collection, document review, discovery agreements and conferences, and other topics, as it relates to EPA.  Federal agency lawyers and non-lawyers alike are invited.  The presentation will be adjusted based on questions from the audience and expected participants, but in general is designed as an advanced basic or review class on the topics that most frequently arise for federal agencies, such as EPA, involved in litigation being handled by DOJ. Webinar

Registration: E-Discovery Training                             
Note Time: 2-4:30 pm EST.

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

Superfund:  Cleaning up Contaminated Sites

Date: October 24, 2014

*Join Office of Site Remediaion and Envorcement (OSRE’s) Senior attorney Mike Northridge for a discussion of EPA’s major site-cleanup statute.
Webinar.

Registration: Superfund:  Cleaning up Contaminated Sites

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

EPA: International: Controlling Shipments of EPA-Regulated Goods/Wastes Through Ports*

Date: October 31, 2014 

Join attorneys Bob Heiss and Eva Kreisler’s panel, that includes attorneys Mario Jorquera, Carol King and staff from OECA and Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), including Brian Dyer, Elizabeth Whiteley, and David Donaldson, for a wide-ranging panel discussion on matters relating to the entry and exit of dangerous goods/wastes subject to EPA requirements at U.S. ports.
Webinar

Registration: EPA: International: Controlling Shipments of EPA-Regulated Goods/Wastes Through Ports

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

Environmental Justice: Challenges & Opportunities*

Date: November 7, 2014 

Join Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) Director Matthew Tejada and attorneys Suzi Ruhl and Stanley Buzzelle. A safe and healthy environmental for all Americans! Join us to consider the wide range of issues confronting this important topic. Webinar

Registration: Environmental Justice: Challenges & Opportunities

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

Former Law Clerks tell it like it is! Views from former EPA Summer Interns: Environmental Law in Government, Private Practice, Corporate America and Beyond

Date: November 14, 2014

Learn the inside story about successful job searches from former OECA summer law clerks.  What works & what doesn’t work? What is it really like on the outside?  Invited: Jesse Levine, James Chen, Tesla Motors; Erica Ziolle, DOJ; Sheritta Woodruff, Stan Buzelle, EPA, OEJ; Lynne Davies, David Smith-Watts, Barbara Gutierrez Aaron Wieczorek, Sheritta Woodruff,  Lauren Willis, Meredith Fishburne, Manuel Ronquillo, Andrew Cherry, Evan Belser; John Cossa, Department of Interior (DOI); Jerry Gidner, DOI; Kelly Brantner, Catherine Giljohann, Federal  Regulatory Energy Commission; Brian Joffe, Erin K Smith, Tim Sullivan, Rebecca Roose, Caitlin Meisenbach, Todd Stedeford,  Scott Yager, Lauren Tozzi, Kim Wilson, Brian Thompson, Stacey Dey-Foy, Gracie Garcia Pendleton; Peter Putignano, DOJ; Julia Novotny, U.S. Navy; Cindy Wheeler, EPA Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention;  Ray Coss, Nissan NorthAmerica; Chris Van Nostrand, Department of Transporation (DOT), Federal Railroad Administration; Chris Van Wyck, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health; Brittany Tofichio, Federal Mine Safety Board; Nick Wittenberg, Catherine Wilmarth, and Mike Beckham
(Note time change: 2:00 to 4:30pm EST). (Class Room: 6226 WJCS EPA HQ)

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

EPA & The Legislative Process: Working On Capitol Hill

Date: November 21, 2014

Join Moshay Simpson and others for an enlightening look at career opportunities on Capitol Hill. Invited: A Senior Policy Advisor & Staff Counsel. Whether one works for a member of Congress or serves as staff to a committee, participation in the “third branch of government” can be an important developmental career move. Join us for this panel discussion.
Webinar

Registration: EPA & the Legislative Process: Working On Capitol Hill

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

FIFRA - Pesticide Registration and Enforcement*

Date: December 5, 2014

Toxic terrors are balanced against economic considerations and health protection.  Pesticide use has a wide range of implications for society and the global ecosystem.  Join Mike Walker for an in-depth discussion of this important national practice area. Webinar

Registration: FIFRA - Pesticide Registration and Enforcement

Contact: Robin Robinson (robinson.robin@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-4172

 

National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Half-hour Mini Sessions
[All sessions at 10:00a.m – 10:30 am EST. in Room 6220 WJCS, unless otherwise noted]

Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)

Date: September 30, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs)

Date: October 2, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

MS4s

Date: October 9, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

Industrial Stormwater

Date: October 14, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

Construction Stormwater

Date: October 16, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

CAFOs

Date: October 21, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

Vessels

Date: October 28, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

 

NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule

Date: October 30, 2014

Contact: Andy Hudock (hudock.andy@epa.gov) or call (202) 564-6032

Air Training

Clean Air Act

Inspector Training

Basic Inspector Training

Environmental Statutes Training

Inspection Skills Refresher Training

Health and Safety for Non-EPA Employees Only
(EPA employees should take the course at Skillport)
FIFRA
EPCRA & CERCLA
  • Non-313 Inspectors
  • This course is for EPA personnel and EPA authorized representatives. The course teaches the history of EPCRA, its requirements for industry to report the storage and release of certain chemicals, and the requirement for state and local agencies to prepare communities in the event of chemical emergencies.  This course also includes information on CERCLA Section 103 release notification requirements and its relationship to EPCRA Section 304 emergency notification requirements.  The course provides various scenarios an inspector may encounter during an inspection. Please click on the “Course Registration” link and enter your Login ID (EPA email address) and Password. Then click on “Continue” to register for the course. You will immediately receive an email confirmation that you may launch the course.  A certificate is issued after passing the final exam.
    Course Registration | Launch Course

PCB
Refresher Courses
RCRA

Underground Storage Tanks

Water

Financial Model Training

Introduction to the Economic Benefit Model (BEN)

  • This course will enable users with little or no economic background to use the BEN enforcement economic model in calculating the economic benefit portion of the penalty in enforcement cases. The course consists of three modules: Module 1 introduces the user to the basic concept of economic benefits it fits into EPA’s penalty approach; Module 2 is an introduction to the financial theory and concepts necessary to use the BEN enforcement economic model: and Module 3 is an introduction in how to use the BEN enforcement economic model. (Please note: that these modules are not interactive, but students can run the BEN model at the same time as the course if they want to work through the in-class exercise in Module 3.)
  • BEN Model Module 1
    Launch Course
  • BEN Model Module 2
    Launch Course
  • BEN Model Module 3
    Launch Course

Ethics of Environmental Enforcement

  • This course, offered by Project ENCRIPT of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) will identify the ways in which unethical behaviors, by white collar criminals, might affect the course of an inspection or an investigation.  The course objective are to:  define ethics as it is related to the environmental enforcement professional, understand the concept of environmental justice, understand the difference between ethics and morals, understand the ethical issues for the environmental enforcement professional.
    Register at: LEMIT website

Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) Training Modules

  • Gaining Access to ICIS: The online training module to provide step-by-step instructions on accessing the Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS).  ICIS is a secure system only available to EPA and state users.
    Launch Course
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Regional System Administrator: The online training module to provide information on the roles and responsibilities of an ICIS Regional System Administrator.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Navigation & Searching Techniques: The online training module to provide instructions on the use of navigation tools available in the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 1 Adding a Facility: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add a facility into the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 2 Adding a Permit: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add an NPDES permit into the ICIS database. The various types of permits are discussed in detail.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 3 Compliance Monitoring -- State: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add a State inspection into the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 4 Informal Enforcement Action: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add an informal enforcement actions into the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 5 Permit Tracking Events: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on the use of permit tracking events for ICIS-NPDES users. Detailed discussion on which permit tracking events are automatically or manually generated by the user.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 6 Search Enforcement Actions: Online training module that instructs ICIS user on how to search for an enforcement action record into the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • ICIS Module 7 Single Event Violations: Online training module that instructs ICIS users on the definition of single event violations and how to enter the violations into the ICIS database.
    Launch Course
  • Reports Training Module: Online training module to instruct participants on preparing an inspection report.
    Launch Course
  • Preparing to Enter A Permit: Online training module to instruct participants on entering a permit.  This module is very helpful if this is your first time entering a permit.
    Launch Course

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