Air Quality

 

A Breath of Fresh Air

Since our inception, we’ve been helping our clients recognize the need to balance air compliance with their organizations’ bottom-lines. That’s why we employ compliance specialists, scientists, and engineers who are versed in air quality regulations and current standards of practice in the majority of industry sectors throughout New England. Our personnel continuously monitor and respond to the changes—ranging from subtle to dramatic—proposed and implemented by tribal, state, and federal agencies. We are proud to deliver practical and strategic solutions that will achieve compliance and improve air quality.

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Air Quality Regulations: Background and Purpose

Since 1970, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, tribal communities, and several states (particularly those located in Non-Attainment Areas) continually amend air quality regulations to account for the significant growth and ever-changing methods, technologies, and practices of our industries.  Increasingly, United States industries are recognizing the importance of reducing emissions of criteria air pollutants, air toxics, and greenhouse gasses. We’ve helped many organizations achieve their compliance goals and look forward to helping you with yours. 

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Looking Forward: New Construction Consultation

New and existing clients frequently request our consulting expertise when designing new facilities or expanding existing ones. We develop strategies to help you:

  • Comply with federal and state regulations
  • Achieve the objectives of your business model, and
  • Provide maximum operational flexibility.   

 

GeoInsight’s Air Quality Services Include:

  • Source registration (mobile and stationary)
  • Applicability determinations and exemption analysis
  • Emergency generator evaluations and permitting
  • Limited Plan Approval (LPA) applications
  • Comprehensive Plan Approval (CPA) applications
  • Title V
  • General Permits to Limit the Potential to Emit (GPLPE)
  • Individual New Source Review (NSR) permits
  • Emissions characterization and tracking
  • Regulated Air Toxic Pollutants (RTAPS) evaluations in New Hampshire
  • Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards
  • Air modeling
  • Pollution prevention
  • New source performance standard evaluations
  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) evaluations
  • Landfill gas production predictions
  • Treatment system design
  • Energy recovery feasibility assessment
  • Monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting
  • Total emissions evaluation
  • On-site and off-site source inventory
  • Direct and indirect source inventory
  • Emission tracking
  • Opportunity analysis
  • Self reporting assistance and certifications
  • Data management systems
  • Staff training
  • State and federal reporting
  • Customer Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reporting
  • Carbon footprint analysis
  • Emissions trading guidance, credits, and offsets
  • Worker health and safety
  • Perimeter air quality assessments
  • Sampling for particulates and volatiles
  • Design of mitigation measures
  • Annual emissions fees reporting
  • Risk assessment
  • Supplemental environmental projects

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Featured Case Study

A Massachusetts College: Air Compliance and Permitting Support

In response to a notice of noncompliance issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP), a Massachusetts college requested that GeoInsight assist with air emissions compliance matters associated with their emergency generators.

Featured Case Study

Private University and Preparatory School: Air Quality

GeoInsight provides strategic air quality and air compliance support to a major private university, helping them to maintain compliance with the operation of a major stationary source in Connecticut.