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On July 8, EPA Administrator Andrew R. Wheeler signed proposed amendments to 40 CFR 63 Subpart DDDDD (the Boiler MACT). These amendments are being proposed in response to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) »
Linn County UpdatesLinn County Public Health's Air Quality Branch shared several announcements on July 20, 2020. Most importantly, annual permit renewal invoices should have been mailed to businesses in mid-July, fees are to be remitted to their new »
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) was enacted by Congress in 1980 and amended in 1986. Also referred to as the Superfund law, CERCLA's major emphasis is on cleaning up inactive hazardous waste sites »
Last year, Trinity Consultants gave a fresh branding to the Trinity Technology Team (formerly known as T3) and is now known as EHS Digital Solutions. This re-branding does not change our focus on delivering information solutions uncommonly well; »
Trinity's Environmental Quarterly (EQ) magazine covers environmental regulatory developments as well as topics related to corporate environmental performance.
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These papers, presentations, and articles were authored by the staff of Trinity Consultants for presentation at various conferences.
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Since its founding in 1974, Trinity has expanded its geographic footprint and breadth of services. We attribute our continued growth to a focus on cornerstone values of top-notch technical performance and excellence in client service.
On April 20, 2020, the LDEQ promulgated AQ385: Regulatory Permit for Stationary Combustion Turbines. This Louisiana Administrative Code Title 33 Part III (LAC 33:III) Chapter 3 regulatory permit authorizes the construction and use of stationary »
On April 20, 2020, the LDEQ published a proposed revision to the State's hazardous waste and hazardous materials regulations. Proposed Rule HW128 seeks to repeal the definition of treatment in LAC 33:V.2203 (definitions applicable to prohibitions on »
On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) hosted an Operating Permits Workgroup (OPW) Meeting. This meeting highlighted many updates that have either recently gone into effect or will go into effect in »
On February 20, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) proposed to amend the Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permitting regulations. In the proposed rule, WQ104, Federal Regulations, which became »
On February 20, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) issued a PotPourri, 2002POT1, regarding the use of the EPA's TANKS 4.09d software. The EPA's TANKS software has been widely used for years to calculate Volatile Organic »
On October 20, 2019, the LDEQ finalized the water quality trading (WQT) program which was proposed on January 20, 2019. There are no significant changes between the proposed action and the final rule.The Final Rule WQ099S establishes and administers »
On September 20, 2019, LDEQ proposed amendments LAC 33:III.5130 and 5132 ( AQ373). The rule will codify leak detection and repair (LDAR) programs for Louisiana Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Determinations for Non-Hazardous Organic »
On September 20, 2019, LDEQ issued three potpourris for various air regulations. The first, 1909Pot2, regards substantive changes to Proposed Rule AQ383 Regulatory Permit for Boilers and Process Heaters (LAC 33:III.323). The second, 1901Pot3, »
On September 20, 2019, LDEQ finalized amendments to the Water Quality regulations through two separate actions. The finalized rules, WQ101 and WQ103, have no changes from the June 20, 2019 proposed rules. Facilities that hold LPDES permits to »
On August 20, 2019, the LDEQ finalized changes to AQ382: Incorporating Test Results. The final rule amends LAC 33:III.537.A - Louisiana General Condition I to specify that if a performance test, or testing conducted for any other purpose, reveals »
On January 20, 2019, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) published proposed revisions to the State's water quality regulations LAC 33:IX.2603, 2605, 2607, 2611, and 2619 (originally noticed as WQ099 on January 20, 2019). The »
On June 20, 2019, LDEQ proposed amendments to the Water Quality regulations through two separate actions.WQ101 proposes to amend LAC 33:IX.1123, Table 3. The proposed rule will classify subsegment 050603 (Bayou Chene from headwaters to Lacassine »
The rule AQ380, "Project Emissions Accounting and Offset Requirements in Specified Parishes," was originally proposed on September 20, 2018 to amend LAC 33:III.504 - Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) Procedures and Offset Requirements in »
On May 20, 2019, LDEQ finalized a revision to LAC 33:IX.Chapter 23, Definitions and General Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) Program Requirements. This revised rule (§2315 Exclusions - A.8) adds water transfer discharges to »
Proposed AQ382 - Incorporating Test ResultsThe LDEQ proposed changes to LAC 33:III.523.A and LAC 33:III.537.A in reference to incorporating the test results. The proposed rule amends LAC 33:III.537.A - Louisiana General Condition I to specify that »
On January 20, 2019, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) published proposed revisions to the Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program (RECAP). After the public hearing on March 1, 2019, LDEQ announced the withdrawal of the »
On March 20, 2019, the LDEQ proposed substantive changes ( 1903Pot1 ) to address comments received during the public comment period of the September 20, 2018 proposed AQ380 "Project Emissions Accounting and Offset Requirements in Specified Parishes" »
On February 20, 2019, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) finalized the revisions to the Closure Requirements for Surface Impoundments in the Solid Waste Regulations, LAC 33:VII.115 and 713.E ( SW064). The revisions to the »
On January 20, 2019, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) published proposed revisions to the Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program (RECAP). The revisions to the RECAP regulation amend and update the program to be consistent »
On January 20, 2019, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) published proposed revisions to the State's water quality regulations through two separate actions.Proposed Rule WQ099 seeks to establish and administer a water quality »
On August 1, 2016, the EPA proposed ozone (8-hour) and PM2.5 (24-hour and annual) Significant Impact Level (SILs). The EPA finalized the SILs with no changes from the proposed recommendations in a memorandum dated April 17, 2018 as shown below in »
On September 20, 2018, the LDEQ proposed the AQ380 "Project Emissions Accounting and Offset Requirements in Specified Parishes" rule to amend LAC 33:III.504 - Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) Procedures and Offset Requirements in Specified »
On October 26, 2015, the EPA strengthened the NAAQS for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion (ppb). Murray Energy Corporation sued the EPA in September 2016 challenging the new NAAQS. On August 1, 2018, the EPA filed a final status report for »
The LDEQ finalized Rule MM020 on July 20, 2018. This rule is required to correct errors found during the implementation of MM018, the original fee increase rule effective May 20, 2017. The updates impact the following regulations: Louisiana »
In 1987, the EPA determined that gasoline nationwide had become increasingly volatile resulting in higher evaporative emissions, referred to as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), from gasoline powered vehicles and equipment. Evaporative emissions »
On January 20, 2018, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) finalized AQ348, which establishes a Regulatory Permit for Storage Vessels under LAC 33:III.321. A storage vessel is defined in LAC 33:III.321.B as any tank, reservoir, or »
The EPA issued "Round 1" final designations for the 2015 ozone NAAQS on November 6, 2017. Of 64 total Louisiana parishes, 53 parishes were designated in this initial round and were designated as attainment/unclassifiable. On April 30, 2018, the EPA »
In 2012, the EPA established a new annual National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Particulate Matter (PM2.5) of 12 micrograms per cubic meter (mg/m3). The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires States to submit a State Implementation Plan (SIP) to »
The EPA finalized the revised primary and secondary National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone on October 26, 2015 (80 FR 65292). The final rule strengthened both standards to 70 parts per billion (ppb), while retaining the form and »
The EPA is proposing to revise provisions applicable to greenhouse gases (GHG) in the EPA's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V (TV) permitting regulations. The EPA believes the proposed regulations will fully implement the »
The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, issued under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and codified at 40 CFR 711, requires manufacturers (including importers) to give the EPA information on the chemicals they manufacture domestically or »
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) provided the EPA with a proposed 2008 Baton Rouge Nonattainment Area 8-hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan in June 2015 because »
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) published final rule AQ355 on March 20, 2016. The rule revised the stationary source NNSR procedures and offset requirements for the Baton Rouge and surrounding area in Louisiana »
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) promulgated amendments for establishing maximum terms and renewal procedures for minor source air permits on February 20, 2015. A recently revised statute now requires minor source air permits be »
On October 15, 2013 the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a notice to Lessees, Operators, and Pipeline Right-of-Way Holders in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (GOMR) for collection and submission of their production activity information »
On September 30, 2014, the "general permit," better known as the General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water from Construction Activities Five (5) Acres or Greater (LPDES Permit No. LAR100000), will expire. LDEQ Water Permits Division will be »
On August 27, 2013, the EPA published a final rule in the Federal Register, effective on January 21, 2014, requiring facilities to submit their non-trade-secret annual Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reports electronically for reporting year 2013 »
On November 29, 2013, EPA finalized amendments to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP). The amendments consist of three parts: Technical Amendments, Amendments Related to Global Warming Potentials (GWPs), and Confidentiality Determinations »
On February 12, 2013, the EPA proposed a rule in response to a rulemaking petition from the Sierra Club. The petition claimed previously approved State Implementation Plan (SIP) provisions violate the Clean Air Act as emission limit exemptions are »
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) proposed amendments to the air regulations in LAC 33:III.311 as part of the AQ342 publication dated October 20, 2013. Currently, LAC 33:III.311 authorizes regulatory permits for emergency »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana as nonattainment with respect to the 2010 primary 1-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) of 75 parts per billion (ppb). The »
On January 25, 2011, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) announced through an administrative notice that the deadline for reporting of annual emissions inventory through the existing emissions inventory reporting system (ERIC) »
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