(Credit: Josue Goge)

LADCO Regional Air Quality Meeting – Spring 2019

April 15, 2019
OLC Education and Conference Center, Rosemont, IL


Meeting Objectives

The meeting will bring together air quality stakeholders to learn about recent research and planning activities by LADCO, the LADCO member states, and EPA. The objectives of the meeting include:

  • To facilitate collaborations between state/local/tribal air programs, EPA, federal land managers, and stakeholders on regional air quality issues
  • To hear about recent federal and state air quality technical analyses and regulatory activities
  • For LADCO to present results from regional air quality technical analyses

Meeting Agenda

Final Meeting Attendee List

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8:00 - 10:00
Coffee, tea and meeting arrival/registration
10:00 - 10:10Welcome and Meeting KickoffBob Hodanbosi, OH EPA, Chair LADCO Board of Directors
10:10 - 10:40Meeting Keynote: Air Quality Planning in EPA Region 5Cathy Stepp, EPA R5 Administrator
10:40 - 12:00U.S. EPA panel on current air program priorities and cooperation opportunities
Anna Wood
Ed Nam
Chet Wayland
Facilitator: Zac Adelman
Ed Nam, EPA R5 Air Program Director
Anna Wood, EPA OAQPS Air Quality Policy Division Director
Chet Wayland, EPA OAQPS Air Quality Assessment Division Director
12:00 - 1:00Lunch break: Chicago Pizza!
1:00 - 1:30LADCO planning support updates; including O3 NAAQS, regional haze, exceptional events, and the Lake Michigan Ozone StudyZac Adelman, LADCO Executive Director
1:30 - 3:00LADCO state air program air directors panel on current priorities and near term plansFacilitator: Zac Adelman
Frank Kohlasch, MN PCA
Gail Good, WI DNR
Julie Armitage, IL EPA
Keith Baugues, IN DEM
Mary Ann Dolehanty, MI DEQ
Bob Hodanbosi, OH EPA
3:00 - 3:15Afternoon break: coffee and tea
3:15 - 3:45LADCO region air quality trends summary and surface air pollution monitoring network statusDonna Kenski, LADCO Data Scientist
3:45 - 4:152016 National Emission Inventory summary and planning implicationsZac Adelman, LADCO Executive Director
4:15 - 4:45Mobile source modeling: strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvementMark Janssen, LADCO Emissions Director
4:45 - 5:00Meeting summary and next stepsZac Adelman, LADCO Executive Director