Classes & Training

May 10 - May 11.

Fundamentals of Stormwater Management 101X - 2 days, Bellingham, WA.

ECOSS helps you succeed with the Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) requirements & compliance. New to stormwater management & don’t understand permit requirements? Struggling to meet benchmarks? At Level 2 or 3 & wondering about treatment types? These professional workshops provide ideas & solutions for stormwater BMPs & sampling techniques to help meet permit requirements, allowing you to ask tough questions in a confidential setting. Industrial Stormwater Fundamentals (101) is an overview of the ISGP requirements including: • Creating SWPPP & SPECP; selecting & implementing BMPs • Monitoring, reporting, & sampling; Geared for permittees, consultants and engineers to better understand & manage permit requirements, & develop a comprehensive stormwater management program • Class materials, instruction, lunch, refreshments. • Field portion includes site visit of local business. Cost: $450   more

May 16.

HAZWOPER (8 Hour Refresher), Bellevue, WA.

** This course will be presented immediately following OSHA-10 training. Attendees may register for the OSHA-10 class and attend both if they wish ** Presented by NWETC.This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for 8 (eight) hours of annual workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. The course is comprised of nine sections covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER).   more

May 16 - May 17.

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment, Kirkland, WA.

Presented by NWETC.In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered will give attendees the ability to accurately assess the potential for ecological risk, which is paramount to the remedial decision-making process. In today’s environmental project planning, this can make the difference between the success or failure of a recommended action or approach.   more

May 16 - May 17.

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment, Kirkland, WA.

Presented by NWETC. In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered will give attendees the ability to accurately assess the potential for ecological risk, which is paramount to the remedial decision-making process.  more

June 21.

Fundamentals of Stormwater Management, Portland, OR.

ECOSS helps you succeed with the Industrial Activities NPDES Stormwater Discharge Permits requirements and compliance. New to stormwater management & don’t understand permit requirements? Struggling to meet benchmarks? At Tier 2 & wondering about treatment types? These professional workshops provide ideas & solutions for stormwater BMPs & sampling techniques to help meet permit requirements, allowing you to ask tough questions in a confidential setting. Fundamentals (101) is an overview of the Oregon NPDES 1200Z and 1200COLS permit requirements and can be taken independently or as part of NEBC's Managing Stormwater in Oregon conference. Designed for permittees, consultants & engineers to better understand & manage permit requirements, & develop a comprehensive stormwater management program Includes: class materials, professional instruction, lunch & refreshments.   more

July 19.

Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation, https://www.nwetc.org/course-catalog/rem-404-jul-19-2017, .

In this 1-day course, attendees will learn what characterizes a “Brownfield” project, how it differs from a conventional “Greenfield” real estate transaction, and why it would be desirable for a public entity or private investor to pursue a Brownfield. Participants will learn the components of a Brownfields transaction, what legal pathways are available through individual state programs to certify site closure, and a review of state-specific Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) cleanup processes. Participants will come away with better understanding of the critical due diligence tasks that are necessary to complete a successful Brownfield transaction included legal, real estate, environmental, financing, risk transfer (insurance). Case studies and active engagement with the attendees will be used to reinforce the points presented in lecture. Understanding the topics covered will provide attendees with a current and better-informed perspective on the actual risk and reward afforded t  more

July 21.

INDUSTRIAL STORMWATER 201 - ADVANCED STORMWATER MGMT/CASE STUDIES, Vancouver, WA.

Cost: $295 Course description: ECOSS helps you succeed with your Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) requirements & compliance. Do you learn through examples? Struggle with benchmarks? Need treatment ideas? ECOSS’ Advanced (201) Workshops can help while providing solutions. This professional workshop provides ideas & solutions for stormwater best management practices (BMPs) & sampling techniques to help meet permit requirements, allowing you to ask tough questions in a confidential setting. Advanced Stormwater Management (201) takes an in-depth look at the ISGP requirements including: • Examine state and federal policy drivers and trends; Ecology & citizen group enforcement; & other stakeholders affecting decision-making • Review & discuss various case studies, with examples of managing difficult stormwater issues • Geared for permittees to better understand & manage permit requirements, & develop a compre  more

July 26 - July 27.

CESCL Certification for Washington , Richland, WA.

Presented by NWETC. CESCL certification is required by the Washington State Department of Ecology, Construction Stormwater General Permit for personnel responsible for monitoring stormwater at construction sites disturbing one or more acres of land, or are part of a larger common plan of development. NWETC’s 2-day CESCL course is a dynamic interaction between traditional classroom style lecture and hands-on field exercises. Interactive dialogue between the attendees and the trainers is also promoted, to encourage a shared learning environment.   more