A Brief Introduction to the Clean Air Act
This online engineering PDH course describes the Clean Air Act. It provides a brief introduction to the programs, philosophies, and policies in the Act. It addresses the control of air pollution from vehicles, the issue of acid rain, the reduction of toxic air pollutants, the protection of the ozone layer, and permitting and enforcement.
The Act was passed by Congress in 1970 and gave the newly created Environmental Protection Agency authority to clean up air pollution in the country.
This 2 PDH online course is intended for civil engineers and other engineers concerned with air-quality issues.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding the relation of air pollution to health, environment, and the economy
- Learning about the key elements of the clean air act
- Leaning about cleaning up commonly found air pollutants
- Learning about reducing acid rain and toxic air pollutants
- Learning about permits and enforcement
- Learning about public participation
- Understanding how the clean air act is working
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Environmental Protection Agency Publication No. EPA-456/K-07-001, “The Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act,” Environmental Protection Research Triangle Park, NC, April 2007.
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this EPA publication.
Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.