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Federal Facilities Online Academy: Coordinating with Tribes at Federal Facilities
12/02/2019
Internet Seminar
Coordinating with Tribes at Federal Facilities is a two-hour webinar course that will provide an overview of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy on consultation and coordination with Indian Tribes at federal facilities. This webinar will also provide tips on how to work more collaboratively during this process. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Identify EPA processes and policies for interacting with the Tribes; Understand the roles of EPA and tribal governments in Federal Facility clean ups; Learn about the Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office (FFRRO); and, Discover EPA resources and tools available to assist Federal Facilities in building partnerships with the Tribes. The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, group discussions, and case studies. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) process. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
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Federal Facilities Online Academy: RCRA and CERCLA Integration at Federal Facilities
02/03/2020
Internet Seminar
RCRA and CERCLA Integration at Federal Facilities is a two-hour webinar course that will provide an overview of how the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) can be integrated at Federal Facilities through use of Federal Facility Agreements, regulator coordination, and lead regulator approach. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Learn about Federal Facility Agreements and how they identify RCRA and CERCLA roles and responsibilities; Explore relevant memos and policies addressing RCRA and CERCLA coordination; and, Becme familiar with some RCRA policies that apply to CERCLA wastes. The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, case studies, and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding of RCRA and CERCLA. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
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Federal Facilities Online Academy: Resolving Issues Before Formal Dispute
03/02/2020
Internet Seminar
Resolving Issues Before Formal Dispute is a two-hour webinar course that identifies less formal options to address conflict before going to dispute under a federal facility agreement. This webinar provides project management tips and techniques to address disagreements early in the process. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Identify factors that contribute to conflict when working with team members from different agencies; Learn how to prepare a team to handle conflict; Explore tips and techniques to improve communication and come to resolution; and, Understand when formal dispute should be considered. The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, group discussions, case studies, and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
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Federal Facilities Online Academy: Role of Superfund Performance Measures
04/06/2020
Internet Seminar
Role of Superfund Performance Measures is a two-hour webinar course that will identify the role of performance measures, including environmental indicators, how to justify their status, and how to achieve an under-control status at Superfund sites. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Discover the origin and role of Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Measures; Explore the different types of internal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) planning targets reported through the Superfund Enterprise Management System (SEMs) database; and, Learn about Environmental Indicators for Human Exposure and Groundwater Migration and how they are determined. The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, group discussion, and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) process. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
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Federal Facilities Online Academy: Determining ARARs at Federal Facility Sites
05/04/2020
Internet Seminar
Determining ARARs at Federal Facility Sites is a two-hour webinar course that will highlight how to determine Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (ARARs) in decision-documents based on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance, identify commonly used ARARs, and when to involve partners. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Understand the general procedures for ARAR identification, analysis, and documentation; Learn about ARARs under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 121(d) and associated EPA guidance; Identify the three types of ARARs and how they are determined; and, Explore CERCLA ARAR waiver criteria and the six waivers identified under CERCLA 121(d). The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding of ARARs and the CERCLA process. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
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Federal Facilities Online Academy: Groundwater Policy and Federal Facilities Overview
06/01/2020
Internet Seminar
Groundwater Policy and Federal Facilities Overview is a two-hour webinar course that provides an overview of U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) groundwater policies and guidance with emphasis on cleanups at federal facilities. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Identify EPA groundwater policies; Understand groundwater classification and beneficial use in restoration objectives; Understand nature and extent considerations from groundwater contaminant plumes; Explore applicable or relevant and appropriate requirements (ARARs) commonly associated with groundwater remedies; Identify groundwater considerations for monitored natural attenuation (MNA), institutional controls, and technical impracticability waivers; and, Discover information on major groundwater policies from other federal agencies, such as Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Energy (DoE). The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course is federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
For more information, please visit https://clu-in.org/live

Federal Facilities Online Academy: Federal Facility Five-Year Review
08/03/2020
Internet Seminar
Federal Facility Five-Year Review Webinar is a two-hour webinar course that provides an overview of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) five-year reviews. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Understand Five-Year Review purpose and regulatory context; Learn how to prepare and conduct a five-year review; Identify the information and data needed to support a protectiveness statement; Address emerging contaminants and options available to ensure that the federal agencies address these contaminants; Identify the different scenarios when EPA makes an independent finding of the protectiveness of the remedy; and Learn about similarities and differences between federal and private site five-year reviews. The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, case studies, and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course are federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding the CERCLA process. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
For more information, please visit https://clu-in.org/live

Federal Facilities Online Academy: Military Munitions Policy
09/14/2020
Internet Seminar
Military Munitions Policy Webinar is a two-hour webinar course that provides an overview of the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP), munitions policies, and how the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) is applied to munitions sites. By taking this course, participants will achieve the following objectives: Learn about DoD MMRP; Understand the CERCLA process as applied to a munitions site; Understand munitions policies; and, Explore EPA Munitions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, case studies, and quizzes. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The target audience for this course are federal, state, and tribal representatives who work on Federal Facility cleanups. Ideally, students should have a basic understanding of munitions and the CERCLA process. This course is part of the Federal Facilities Academy training program. Please consider registering for other Federal Facility Academy courses and obtain a certificate upon completion of the entire Federal Facility Academy series (12 courses total).
For more information, please visit https://clu-in.org/live