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Link update for DEQ training 40 CFR part 136 FAQ's

Try this link for the FAQ's to DEQ training session on changes to 40 CFR part 136


From: Jason Spicer

Sent: September 27, 2007 at 12:23 pm

Revised FAQ'S from DEQ 40 CFR part 136 training now available

Answers to frequently asked questions during the recent training on changes to 40 CFR Part 136 are now available on the DEQ website.(revised 9/25/07) http://cntrl28648/vpdes/

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: September 27, 2007 at 10:48 am

VADEQ Changes to 40 CFR Part 136 Training

VA DEQ is providing training to permittees and laboratories on the changes EPA recently made to 40 CFR Part 136.

This section of the Code of Federal Register contains the required sampling, preservation, holding time, and test procedures for the analysis of pollutants under the Clean Water Act.

Session includes:

X Overview of the major changes to 40 CFR Part 136.

X Method specific requirements.

X Quality control requirements associated with Standard Methods and included in the revisions of existing EPA methods [i.e., initial demonstration of capability, duplicates, known additions, blank analysis, etc.]

X Comparison of methods found in Standard Methods that replace the withdrawn EPA methods.

X Opportunity to ask questions.

The training session is free but registration is requested due to limited seating and availability of handouts.

The session will be from 9 to Noon on October 24, 2007.

The location is DEQ¡¦s Piedmont Regional Office at Innsbrook near Richmond, VA.

To register, contact Betsy Ziomek by e-mail or telephone (804) 698-4181.

Piedmont Regional Office
4949-A Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: September 26, 2007 at 2:31 pm

New DEQ Operator Training Webpage Launched!

The Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Operator Training has launched an updated webpage designed to be more informative and user-friendly. The new site includes more detailed information about available wastewater treatment training and assistance options, operator licensing and various links and info. Go to to view the site!

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: September 10, 2007 at 12:15 pm

40 CFR Part 136 FAQ's available

Frequently Asked Questions from the DEQ Changes to 40 CFR Part 136 training sessions are on DEQs web page -- under whats new.

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: August 20, 2007 at 7:44 am