Date: March 18-20, 2024

Times: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Central)

Location: Virtual (Online)

Instructors: Andrew Shroads (SC&A, Inc.)

Course Registration Link – Register by March 11, 2024

Who Should Attend: This course is intended for new, entry-level as well as semi-experienced stationary source permit engineers, inspectors, regulatory agency staff, and environmental specialists in business and government. The course is designed to provide an overview of Theory & Application of Air Pollution Control Devices.

About the Course: This course will provide a detailed introduction to air pollution control equipment and methods used to control particulate and gaseous air emissions. The course will cover theory, operation, applications, design considerations, inspection strategies, compliance assurance monitoring and regulations for cyclones, baghouses, wet and dry scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, carbon beds, bio filters, condensers, flares, thermal and catalytic oxidizers. NOx controls like selective catalytic reduction (SCR), selective non-catalytic reduction (SNCR), flue gas recirculation (FGR), and ultra low-NOx burners will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives: Those completing this course will gain a basic understanding of the general information associated with the theory and application of air pollution control devices. Attendees will be able to perform regulatory reviews involving the following emissions control techniques:

  • Control of power plant emissions
  • Control of oxides of nitrogen
  • Control of particulate emissions and ammonia slip
  • Introduction of VOCs and HAPs
  • Introduction of VOC control
  • Introduction to Control of PM
  • Cyclones and Baghouses
  • ESPs and Scrubbers
  • Particulate Filters and Gas-Fired IC Engine Controls

Course Delivery: This is a virtual, instructor-led training.

How to Register: See the U.S. EPA LMS Frequently Asked Questions for how to create an account, register for a course, and other common functions.  


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LADCO Training Coordinator: Zac Adelman (

 Accessibility Statement

LADCO strives to host inclusive, accessible training events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully with the instructor and course content. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Zac Adelman ( | 847-720-7880).

About Author

Zac is LADCO's Executive Director. He's an environmental scientist with 20+ years experience in emissions and air quality modeling.