November 29th AQMD Meeting Notes

November 29, 2017 8th Work Group Meeting Notes for AQMD 1469 AQMD acknowledge receiving letter for metal finishes association November 13, 2017 on par 1469 letter addressed points of concern: Chrome tank test data fugitive air emission ambient monitoring near metal finishers prohibition of air sparging freeboard height requirements permanent total air enclosures building enclosures Upcoming Events December 7, 2017 Public workshop December 15, 2017 Extended public comment period February 2, 2018 Public hearing for PAR 1469 (moved from January) *Summary of PAR 1469 provided to stationary source committee on November 17, 2017

MFASC Annual Legislative Update Dinner Meeting Presentation

MFASC held their annual Legislative Update Dinner Meeting on November 15, at Stevens Steak House. Attendees had the opportunity to network with other colleagues, enjoy a nice dinner and listen to an informative presentation on State and National issues. MFASC Executive Director Bryan Leiker opened the meeting with introductions and a recap of Association business and upcoming events. MFASC President Wesley Turnbow continued the meeting with a full update on the current SCAQMD Rule 1469 rewrite, explained association wins, concerns and

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Legislation Day 2017

MFASC/MFANC Legislation Day was held this year from May 8-9, 2017, in Sacramento, Ca. Twenty members representing both California associations attended this year and walked the capital to support the surface finishing industry.

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Hexavalent Chromium Emissions Working Group Meeting #6

  The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) staff invites you to attend Working Group Meeting #6 for discussion on Proposed Amended Rule (PAR) 1469 – Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations.   The meeting will focus on responses to comments from Working Group Meeting #5 in addition to discussion on preliminary draft rule language. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at:   SCAQMD Headquarters Conference Room GB 21865 Copley

MFASC Golf Tournament Makes an Impact on Advocacy Efforts

The 25th annual MFASC Golf Tournament and Association Fundraiser was held on May 22, 2017, at Industry Hills Golf Course. Thank you all our sponsor and participants. As a result, the association raised more than $ 25,000.00 to help with current legislative and legal issues. Super Sponsor Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsor Beverage Cart Sponsor   Tee Sponsor   Golf Ball

Legislation Day 2017

MFASC/MFANC Legislation Day was held this year from May 8-9, 2017, in Sacramento, Ca. Twenty members representing both California associations attended this year and walked the capital to support the surface finishing industry.

Invitation to Working Group Meeting #2 for Proposed Amended Rule 1469 – Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations and Proposed Amended Rule 1426 – Emissions from Metal Finishing Operations

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) staff invites you to attend Working Group Meeting #2 for discussion on Proposed Amended Rule (PAR) 1469 – Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations and Proposed Amendment Rule (PAR) 1426 – Emissions from Metal Finishing Operations.  The meeting will focus on emission controls and staff will respond to comments from Working Group Meeting #1.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.

NCMS NEEDS OUR PARTICIPATION IN THEIR P2 GRANT SURVEY

In conjunction with NASF and as part of a grant from U.S. EPA Region V, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) has sent a pollution prevention (P2) benchmarking survey to NASF job shop members. This project will provide valuable information for the surface finishing industry. The response to the survey to date has been lower than expected, and we would like more responses to enhance the statistically reliability of the project. Click here for