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Trinity Consultant's Southern California (Irvine) office assists local and nationwide clients in performing the following environmental services on an ongoing basis: emission inventories and reporting to various agencies, permitting, regulatory compliance support, periodic audits, EMS and EMIS implementation, GHG and climate change inventory and reporting, on-site staffing assistance, agency negotiations, NSR Title V and PSD and minor permitting strategies and applications, meteorological data evaluations and ambient dispersion modeling, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC), industrial wastewater permits, stormwater permits and plans, environmental due diligence assessment, Hazardous Material Business Plans, risk management (CalARP and EPA RMP), health risk assessment, and periodic reporting for various rule compliance. Led by the Irvine office, Trinity is one of the most active and largest Verification Body with nine accredited verifiers (eight lead verifiers and one verifier) under California Air Resources Board (ARB), covering all applicable industry sectors. The Irvine office handles more than 40 GHG verification projects annually. In addition, the Irvine office has expertise in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Studies for industrial operations throughout California.

California Environmental News

  • BAAQMD Public Hearing Notice for Wildfire Air Quality Response Program Regulations  - 

    The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) will hold a public hearing on November 20, 2019 for the Board of Directors to consider adopting the proposed amendments to District Regulation 5: Open Burning (Reg 5), and Regulation 6, Rule 3: »

  • CARB Cap-and-Trade November 2019 Joint Auction Notice  - 

    The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has released a notice for the Joint Auction of Greenhouse Gas Allowances, scheduled for November 19, 2019. The joint auction is between CARB and Québec's ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre »

  • California Storm Water Industrial General Permit - ERA Reporting Deadline  - 

    The California Industrial General Permit (IGP) has upcoming deadlines for Exceedance Response Action (ERA) Reporting on October 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020. The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has recently updated the IGP, »

  • San Diego APCD Proposes Overhaul to Fuel Combustion Rules  - 

    On August 20, 2019, the San Diego Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) released a public notice proposing a major overhaul of permitting and emission control requirements for boilers, water heaters, steam generators, and process heaters. The »

  • California Central Valley AB 617 Updates  - 

    On September 19, 2019, the Governing Board of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD or District) unanimously approved the Community Emission Reduction Programs (CERPs) for the California Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617) year one »

  • CARB Cap-and-Trade August 2019 Joint Auction Results  - 

    The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released its August 20, 2019 joint auction results for greenhouse gas (GHG) allowances between CARB and Québec's ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (Ministry of »

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