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. The university owns and operates an over 200 acre campus located in a suburban setting, with over 4,700 students. The school is located in a severe non-attainment area with the lowest major source thresholds.  GeoInsight has a long history of working with the university to provided environmental air compliance reporting, permitting, assessment, stack testing and compliance assistance.

Key Projects Include: 

  • Obtaining Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection New Source Review (NSR) Operating Permit for 4.6 MW cogeneration turbine including required emissions calculations, permit application and agency interaction
  • Assistance with air regulatory requests and agency inspections
  • Preparation of a Pre-Inspection Questionnaire (PIQ)
  • Review of greenhouse gas reporting through the ACUPCC (American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment) which included review of calculations for facility emissions and reductions
  • Preparation of a General Permit to Limit the Potential to Emit (GPLPE) registration including calculation of campus emissions
  • Air permit record keeping including fuel use and emission sources and annual calculation
  • Management of on-site emissions testing program for stack testing of CHP turbine including providing state approved emissions testing and reporting of results

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Relevant Tags

  • Educational Institutes
  • Permitting
  • Air Quality