The Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO) is seeking qualifications for instructional services to deliver high quality training to state, tribal, and local air pollution management agency staff. Subject matter experts (SMEs) with methodological expertise, practical experience, and teaching skills are needed to develop, update, or deliver training courses for the National Air Pollution Training…

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LADCO staff have been engaged in pioneering development activities to enable meteorology and air quality modeling using cloud services. LADCO has turned to the cloud to both access flexible, on-demand high performance computing resources and to enable the transfer of modeling capabilities to our member states. The LADCO Executive Director describes the motivation and approach…

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Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO) is moving to a new office location effective August 30, 2021. Our new address will be: 4415 West Harrison Street, Suite 548 Hillside, Illinois 60162 Kindly make a note of the new address and update your records accordingly.  Our phone/fax numbers, emails and web site will remain the…

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On December 18, 1989 the Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium was incorporated to provide technical assessments for and assistance to its member states on problems of air quality; and to provide a forum for its member states to discuss air quality issues. Over the past 30 years, LADCO expanded from four members (IL, IN, WI,…

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On July 25, 2019 the LADCO Data Scientist, Dr. Donna Kenski, hosted a webinar on atmospheric mercury with Great Lakes tribal air program representatives and EPA Region 5. Donna gave the webinar at the request of EPA Region 5 and some tribes in the region. There is a renewed interest in some of the tribal…

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LADCO is frequently contacted by product representatives in the solvents and surface coatings industries with inquiries about LADCO VOC limits or VOC rules. As LADCO is not a regulatory agency, the concept of a LADCO rule is a misnomer. These requests often originate from corporate websites (e.g., PPG Paints) that catalog federal/regional/state rules related to…

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