Visible Emissions Evaluation (Smoke School)
Certification will be awarded to those applicants who meet the qualification requirements of EPA Federal Reference Method 9. Certification in this program is recognized and accepted nationwide.
For further information about the Visible Emissions Evaluation Courses, contact Mr. Jeryl Stewart (615) 532-0605, Jeryl.Stewart@tn.gov.
Please note new fees effective July 1, 2020: Initial Certification $180, Recertification $150
For a listing of the various payment options, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.
|March 15 -16 (HHSP)|
|April 19 - 20 (Bass Pro Shops)|
|May 3 - 4 (HHSP)
|September 13 - 14 (HHSP)|
|October 18 - 19 (Bass Pro Shops)|
|November 1 - 2 (HHSP)|
Registration for Tennessee Visible Emissions Certification
Day One: Lecture
(Required for Initial Certification; Optional for Recertification)
Lecture held at State Park Inn Conference Room, or Hampton Inn, Kodak, TN
Certification runs start the second day.
Day Two: Field Program
(Initial Certification and/or Recertification)
Note: Students are prohibited from wearing light compensating eyeglasses during field certification tests.
Note: The Division of Air Pollution Control will only guarantee to conduct a minimum of eight (8) certification runs.
Day Three: Field Program
(Continue Certification Runs, If Necessary)
Personal or Company Check
Make check payable to: Treasurer, State of Tennessee and please note that it is for Smoke School Registration
Credit or Debit Card
You may contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Fiscal Services, Consolidated Fee Section by telephone at (615) 532-0065 or via email at TDEC.email@example.com for a copy of the Credit Card Payment Request form. Please follow the instructions on the form. Please note in the comments column that the payment is for registration at Smoke School. You may pay directly via telephone by contacting the above listed number
Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) or Automated Clearing House (ACH)
You may contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Fiscal Services, Consolidated Fee Section by telephone at (615) 532-0065 or via email at TDEC.firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to set up an EFT or ACH Payment. Please note in the comments column that the payment is for registration at Smoke School.
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