For more than 20 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted facilities in the aerospace industry with regulatory compliance and environmental management issues.
Trinity has a long history of assisting facilities with their regulatory compliance and environmental management systems.
Trinity helps chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers to achieve regulatory and environmental compliance.
Trinity provides dispersion modeling, permitting, and compliance support for coastal operations in the Outer Continental Shelf, Deepwater Ports, and liquefied natural gas terminals.
Trinity has assisted clients with nearly 500 power-related projects, offering an array of services.
Trinity Consultants assists food and beverage manufacturers with a wide variety of environmental permitting and compliance needs including Dust Hazards Analysis and refrigerant management.
Due to their nature, “general manufacturing” facilities are often faced with reviewing a wide range of regulations to determine applicability.
Trinity provides a variety of services to government entities, including environmental permitting and compliance management.
Trinity Consultants has long been committed to assisting lime and aggregates facilities with their regulatory compliance needs.
Trinity takes pride in understanding the regulatory issues affecting our clients’ facilities and their industry.
Oil and gas facilities must contend with a variety of regulatory compliance and environmental management demands.
Trinity helps petroleum refineries to achieve compliance with complex environmental regulatory requirements.
Trinity Consultants has long been committed to assisting cement facilities with their regulatory compliance and environmental management needs.
Trinity has extensive experience assisting the pulp and paper industry with its regulatory compliance and environmental management requirements.
Railroads are faced with rapidly evolving state, regional, and federal regulatory framework in the United States.
For more than 25 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted facilities in the semiconductor industry.
Trinity prepares hundreds of air quality compliance reports for landfills and industrial facilities across the United States on an annual basis.
Trinity Consultants has performed nearly 800 environmental permitting and compliance projects for clients with terminal operations, providing cost-effective, timely solutions that enhance compliance while maintaining operational flexibility.
For nearly 30 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted facilities such as those in the highly regulated wood products industry.
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.
There is much happening in Michigan. Several major regulatory updates are in progress; new legislative initiatives have been proposed and are making their way through the House and Senate; and Governor Snyder is promoting a couple measures of his »
The Michigan State Senate is considering a package of three (3) bills that would affect some reform on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). The bill package includes Senate Bill Nos. 652, 653, and 654. These bills would establish »
USEPA issued revisions to 40 CFR Part 370 that will affect Tier II reporting under Sections 311 and 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)\SARA Title III in 2018. These revisions are intended to better align EPCRA\SARA »
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) finalized changes to its hazardous waste regulations, Part 111, Hazardous Waste Management, on April 5, 2017. The changes were made to keep Michigan's hazardous waste management program »
On January 23, 2017, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) published for public comment The State of Michigan's Analysis of Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter for the 2012 PM2.5 NAAQS (PM2.5 Transport SIP). The PM2.5 »
On December 20, 2016, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued final rule revisions to the Part 1, Part 2, and Part 9 air pollution control rules, covering definitions, air permitting rules and procedures, and other »
On October 13, 2016, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) submitted recommendations to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for area designations for the October 2015 ozone 8-hour National Ambient Air Quality »
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced on April 4, 2016, that several provisions proposed among the revisions to the air toxics rules will not be approved. MDEQ proposed significant changes to Michigan's air toxics rules »
On September 1, the State of Michigan announced plans to develop a state Carbon Implementation Plan to comply with the August 3, 2015 federal Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule. Under the rule, states are required to either develop a state plan for »
On August 20, 2015, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) released the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the 1-hour Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) nonattainment area, which includes »
On July 16, 2015, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued draft rule revisions to the Part 2 air pollution control rules, covering air permitting rules and procedures. The proposed revisions include the following:Updates to »
On June 1, 2015, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued initial threshold screening levels (ITSLs) for mercury and mercury compounds. Previously, toxicological impacts for emissions of mercury and mercury compounds were »
On March 3, 2015, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued revised guidance on the requirement to perform dispersion modeling for criteria pollutants when applying for a Permit to Install (PTI). It is MDEQ's position that all »
MDEQ has proposed a new exemption from the requirements of obtaining a Permit to Install (PTI) prior to commencement of construction of a minor source unit based on de minimus potential to emit (PTE). These levels are based on recommendations by the »
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has proposed significant changes to Michigan’s air toxics rules based on recommendations from the Air Toxics Workgroup. Of the recommendations from the workgroup, the following changes will be »
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) promulgated the revised primary annual National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter less than 2.5 microns (PM2.5). The primary annual PM2.5 NAAQS was revised from »
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has proposed significant changes to Michigan’s air toxics rules (Rules 224 through 232) based on recommendations from the Air Toxics Workgroup. Of the recommendations from the workgroup, the »
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has drafted revised guidance on the requirement to perform dispersion modeling for criteria pollutants when applying for a Permit to Install (PTI). While it is MDEQ’s position that all sources »
Michigan's Office of Regulatory Reinvention (ORR) has pending revisions to the Michigan Mercury Rule under the Part 15 Rules which were originally enacted to comply with the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) affecting coal-fired power plants. The CAMR »
Two pending rule revisions are under review by Michigan's Office of Regulatory Reinvention (ORR) that could significantly impact Michigan's Permit to Install (PTI) issuance process under the Part 2 Rules. First, R 336.1201(4) [Rule 201(4)] currently »
On January 18, 2013, MDEQ renewed the one-year variance suspending the requirements of Rule 225, health-based screening level requirement for new or modified sources of air toxics, for emission units combusting natural gas as fuel, for all units »
Michigan currently has only one area designated nonattainment for fine particulates (PM2.5), the Detroitmetropolitan area (Southeast Michigan), which includes Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. In October »
Annual Compliance Certifications (ACCs) are required for sources holding ROP permits and are due to MDEQ on March 15th unless otherwise specified in the ROP. Deviations must be reported on the Deviation Report Form EQP 5737, and a copy of the EQP »
Annual Emission Reports (AER)s are due to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on March 15th for all permitted sources. The Michigan Annual Emission Reporting System (MAERS) is a web-based system that allows complete online AER »