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.
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.
To address Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act amendments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated the Risk Management Plan (RMP) rule, which requires all companies using specific regulated toxic and flammable substances to »
The Maine DEP is proposing a number of regulations that have the potential to affect a large percentage of industrial sites in the state. Following are brief descriptions of three regulations being proposed. If you have any questions on these »
In January 2019, Trinity Consultants (Trinity) acquired The Redstone Group (Redstone), a consulting services provider of international chemical control laws, and EHS auditing, compliance and permitting.Redstone has deep expertise and advises clients »
In 2016, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revised its importer compliance monitoring approach, although the change garnered little press. The agency's new priority involves re-focusing existing resources and using methods that more »
Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) involves finding facility components that are leaking and fixing them. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a long history of regulating industries (such as petroleum refining and chemical »
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 December 8, 2017, Ohio EPA issued revised universal waste rules under OAC 3745-273. The regulation outlines management requirements for universal waste categories. Waste that qualifies as "universal waste" is exempt from many hazardous waste »
The updated General Industrial Storm Water Permit OHR000006 was released on May 8, 2017. This new permit requires a Notice of Intent (NOI) to be submitted electronically through Ohio EPA's STREAMS database, which is now available.On June 14, 2017, »
The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Requirements Rule was published in the Federal Register on August 11, 2017. Manufacturers have 180 days from this date to submit a list of chemicals manufactured or »
On February 1, 2017, Ohio EPA released their annual Air Services eNews letter related to fee emission reports (FER) titled, "Requirements to Submit Emissions Reports for 2016 by April 17, 2017." In this letter, EPA identifies two significant »
Do you know if you are subject to the TSCA CDR rule? Reporting is now required if the reporting threshold (25,000 lb or 2,500 lb for subject chemicals) was met during any of the calendar years of 2012-2015. In addition, if subject to the CDR »
The U.S. EPA issued its final regulatory action under the Clean Air Act (CAA) that is requiring 36 states to remove provisions from their State Implementation Plans (SIPs) allowing exemptions from emission limitations during startup, shutdown and »
If you operate a Gas 1 boiler or process heater that is subject to annual tune-up requirements under 40 CFR 63, Subpart DDDDD (Boiler MACT), your first annual compliance report is due at the end of this month. Pursuant to 40 CFR 63.7550(b), for »
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) has recently issued a package of draft general air permits that have been designed around a typical natural gas compressor station. Ohio EPA requested preliminary, informal comments on these draft »
The official tank emissions calculation methodology designated by U.S. EPA is specified in AP-42 Chapter 7.1. TANKS 4.09d (TANKS) is a software program developed and copyrighted by the American Petroleum Institute (API), and was designed to »
The Division of Surface Water (DWS) of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) announced that they are planning to roll out the initial phase of an electronic permit application submittal and reporting system called "STREAMS" via the Ohio »
On December 18, 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) issued final area designations for the 2012 primary annual fine particle (PM2.5) national air quality standard. The annual PM2.5 standard was revised on December 14, »
On July 22, 2014, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) issued a final revised version of Engineering Guide #69, which provides guidance for the use of air dispersion models for regulatory applications in Ohio. The revised guidance »
On Feb. 21, Governor Kasich appointed Craig W. Butler as director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Butler has served as interim director of the Agency since early January. He previously served as the Assistant Policy Director for Energy, »
On August 30, 2013, Ohio EPA released revised guidance concerning applying Best Available Technology (BAT) for sources that emit greater than 10 tons per year (tpy). This guidance is applicable when BAT must be determined for new or modified »
Ohio EPA recently released an electronic document search function on their website. Under Ohio’s public records law, citizens have the right to view the public records of offices such as Ohio EPA. Initially, Ohio EPA is only providing »
On February 1, 2012, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) finalized the much anticipated general air permit (GP12) for well-site production operations. GP12 covers many of the air emission sources that are typically associated with »
On January 20, 2012, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) indicated that they would be requesting additional information in the reporting year (RY) 2011 Fee Emission Reports (FER). In line with the hazardous air pollutant (HAP) »
On January 5, 2011, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) updated Engineering Guide #71, which outlines the requirements for reporting very low-emitting units in Fee Emission Reports (FER) and Emission Inventory Summaries (EIS), to »
The U.S. EPA finalized the new 1-hour primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for SO2 on August 23, 2010. The new standard requires new or modified sources that trigger Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting to »
On Wednesday, July 2, 2010, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) released a revised version of February 19, 2010 memo that describes Ohio EPA's approach to for addressing Best Available Technology (BAT) in light of the February 2, 2010, »
On August 23, 2010, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) announced a second extension of the interested party comment period for the draft changes to Ohio’s air permitting rules to incorporate the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) tailoring »
Trinity is providing this updated article which summarizes the changes to the 2009 reporting year (RY) Fee Emission Report (FER) and Emission Inventory Statement (EIS) Report. Trinity spoke with a representative at Ohio Environmental Protection »
Ohio EPA released its much anticipated policy document outlining how Best Available Technology (BAT) requirements should be addressed until source-specific BAT rules are issued as mandated by Senate Bill 265 (SB265). The policy document, which is »
On September 15, 2009, U.S. EPA approved Ohio EPA’s redesignation requests for attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard of 0.08 parts per million (ppm) for both the Cleveland-Akron-Lorain (Cleveland) and Columbus areas. This means that »
August 3, 2009, has come and gone! Why is this date so important to Ohio permitting and Best Available Technology (BAT) requirements? Back in August 3, 2006, Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 3704.03(T) was amended by Senate Bill 265 (SB265). As a result »
It's that time of year again! Annual TRI reports are due on July 1, 2009 and there have been a few changes to the reporting requirements. On April 21, 2009, the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act removed the requirements that were added to the TRI »
In a 5-4 vote, Cincinnati City Council adopted a new Environmental Justice Ordinance on June 24, 2009 over the objections of the Cincinnati Regional Chamber. The ordinance, which adds Chapter 1401 to Title X of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, creates »
Ohio EPA testified at a public hearing for U.S. EPA's proposed rule that addresses a partial vacatur of the implementation rule for the 1997 8-hour ozone standard of 0.08 ppm. Ohio EPA blasted the proposal, which would result in both the Columbus »
Ohio EPA, on April 8, 2009, finalized the consolidation of Ohio's Ambient Air Quality Standards (OAAQS) into a single location, namely Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-25-02. Previously, the OAAQS for a particular pollutant were included in the »
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