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COURSE: WENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Management Course

OBJECTIVE:  For each student to comprehend the responsibilities of CE environmental management, the interface with other organizations and activities, and provide an overview of how to plan and execute environmental programs. Students shall become familiar with management systems, requirements, and techniques to implement compliance, conservation, and sustainability, with a brief discussion of the AFCEC restoration function.
DESCRIPTION:  This comprehensive course provides an overview of pertinent laws, regulations, and Air Force policies and guidance governing compliance activities (e.g., air, water, special pollutants, hazardous waste management, etc.), and conservation (natural and cultural resource preservation), with a brief overview of clean-up (restoration). Students are introduced to Air Force established programs to comply with laws and regulations. Key programs and topics include Pollution Prevention, Environmental Impact Analysis, Environmental Inspection Process, Restoration Program, Environmental Funding, and Contracting. In addition, the course also focuses on tasks and responsibilities that are expected of CE environmental management at the base level to include, managing effective Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Councils (ESOHC) and partnering with regulators and the local community. Class exercises illustrate key points by allowing students to apply concepts to realistic scenarios.
PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Personnel recently assigned to manage environmental programs or personnel assigned to work in the environmental element at the installation
SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Personnel assigned to an organization that has environmental oversight or responsibilities.
PREREQUISITES: None
DELIVERY METHOD(S):  In-resident Course
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