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For more than 20 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted facilities in the aerospace industry with regulatory compliance and environmental management issues.
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Oil and gas facilities must contend with a variety of regulatory compliance and environmental management demands.
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Trinity has extensive experience assisting the pulp and paper industry with its regulatory compliance and environmental management requirements.
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For more than 25 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted facilities in the semiconductor industry.
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.
For the last decade, EPA has been revising, updating, fixing bugs, and introducing beta options in the AERMOD model with the goal of providing a dispersion modeling tool that is dependable, accurate, and reflective of the best current science. »
Tier I BACT (Best Available Control Technology) is a function of what similar facilities are deploying for a particular pollutant and is usually a function of time. Depending on if the permit is being filed for Minor versus Major NSR permit »
In 2018, Rob Large joined Trinity Consultants as Managing Consultant on the EHS Performance & Risk Management team. Rob has more than 28 years of environmental and occupational health and safety compliance experience and over 17 years of auditing »
The ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) standard was published in March 2018, replacing the OHSAS 18001:2007 OHSMS standard. Publication of this new standard is part of a broader effort by the International »
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.
The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board has finalized amended regulations under 25 Pa. Code §129.63a to establish reasonably available control technology (RACT) requirements and emissions limitations for stationary sources of volatile organic »
On August 24, 2016, EPA issued final State Implementation Plan (SIP) requirements for the Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The rule requires states with nonattainment areas for particulate matter less than or »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently proposed changes to 25 PA. Code Ch. 245-Administration of the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Program. The proposed changes are meant to require periodic verification that »
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) filed a petition on March 12, 2018, stating that pollution from nine upwind states significantly contributes to nonattainment of the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard »
On March 30, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released the updated final draft versions of General Permit No. 5 (GP-5), which is applicable to midstream and natural gas transmission facilities, the proposed »
The Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee (AQTAC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently met to discuss proposed emissions and permit fees increases to sustain the PA Clean Air Fund. These changes are being »
At the Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee (AQTAC) meeting on September 6, 2017, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented an overview of the current funding for the Air Quality Program and proposed fee concepts to »
In the June 17, 2017 Pennsylvania Bulletin, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published a notice that it will begin requiring all sources subject to the air emission inventory provisions under 25 PA Code § 135.3 to »
On October 20, 2016, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Control Techniques Guidelines (CTG) for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry. The CTG provide recommendations to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from »
In the June 18, 2016 Pennsylvania Bulletin, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published its proposed 2016 Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan. The 2016 Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan (hereafter »
In the April 23, 2016 Pennsylvania Bulletin, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) made an announcement regarding Title V emission fees related to carbon dioxide (CO2). Specifically, the agency will not collect a Title V »
We were expecting the RACT II Rule to be finalized by now, but it is still undergoing the final review process with the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC), and the PA House and Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committees are »
In the next decade, Pennsylvania will experience a significant pipeline infrastructure expansion to transport gas and related byproducts from thousands of wells throughout the state. This expansion will create an opportunity for the Commonwealth to »
On September 12th, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced they would be hosting listening sessions and a two (2) month comment period on the federal Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan sets carbon dioxide »
In the August 8, 2015 PA Bulletin [45 Pa.B. 4366 and 4351], the Environmental Quality Board (Board) proposed to amend Chapter 129 (relating to standards for sources). The proposals would add two rules, 25 Pa. Code §129.52d and §129.52e, which »
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently conducted a webinar illustrating the implementation of their new online eComment System, as well as changes made to the "Policy for Development and Publication of Technical »
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently published final updates to the General Plan Approval and/or General Operating Permit No. 5 for Natural Gas Compression and/or Processing Facilities (GP-5) in the January 17, 2015 »
As an environmental professional, do you feel that the hectic pace of your daily schedule prevents you from keeping on top of impending regulatory changes that may impact your facility? At Trinity’s Compliance Perfect Luncheons last fall, a survey »
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently published updates and proposed updates to the General Plan Approval and/or General Operating Permit No. 5 for Natural Gas Compression and/or Processing Facilities (GP-5) in the »
As required under the Clean Air Act, Pennsylvania must have a plan (called a State Implementation Plan or SIP) for coming into compliance with the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. Part of Pennsylvania’s SIP includes »
In the April 19, 2014 PA Bulletin, the Environmental Quality Board (Board) proposed additional reasonably available control technology (RACT) requirements and emission limitations for certain major stationary sources of nitrogen oxides (NOX) and »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed the designation of areas not meeting the revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5). DEP is seeking public comment for the »
Don’t miss your opportunity to comment!On February 2nd 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) issued a notice in the PA Bulletin concerning their Air Quality Permit Exemption guidance document (No. 275-2101-003, dated »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published its most recent version of their General Permit No. 5 (GP-5) on February 2, 2013. GP-5 is a potential permitting path for facilities that produce, compress, and/or process »
Trinity often gets questions regarding permitting time frames from our clients, as this information is critical to project construction schedules. The biggest unknown is the amount of time it will take the regulatory agency to approve the »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) has initiated the process of requiring emissions reporting by the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania. This week, PADEP sent initial notifications to 99 natural gas operators requiring »
On November 28, 2011, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging that the Interstate Transport Rule be revised. The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule »
On October 12, 2011, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) published draft Guidance for Performing Single Stationary Source Determinations for Oil and Gas Industries. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to »
At the August 4, 2011 meeting of the Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee (AQTAC), the proposed process to conduct modeling to support designation recommendations for the 1-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) »
On June 22, 2010, the final revisions to the new sulfur dioxide (SO2) standard were published in the federal register. These revisions replaced the 24-hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for SO2 with a new 1-hour standard of 75 »
Pennsylvania DEP recently republished proposed changes to GP-11, the general permit for non-road engines as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations 40 CFR 89.2. Proposed changes to GP-11 include authorization to use non-road engines at multiple »
If you have been subject to a case-by-case Reasonable Available Control Technology (RACT) analysis in Pennsylvania, you may see amendments to the RACT program affecting your facility soon. Section 184 of the Clean Air Act treats Ozone Transport »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently approved and finalized minor amendments to the General Permit for Natural Gas, Coal Bed Methane or Gob Gas Production, or Recovery Facilities (GP-5). More extensive revisions »
The Bureau of Air Quality at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently published a memorandum as guidance for permit engineers in assisting with oil and gas source definitions in the state of Pennsylvania. In »
While EPA issued the mandatory reporting rule at the end of last year, technical corrections and revisions have recently been published which could require having a closer look at your plan for GHG monitoring and recordkeeping activities. The »
1.Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published the draft version of the General Plan Approval and Operating Permit BAQ-GPA/GP-5 (GP-5) on September 18, 2010. The comment period extends until November 2, 2010. The changes to »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) is proposing modifications to the general plan approval and operating permit for Natural Gas, Coal Bed Methane or Gob Gas Production or Recovery Facilities, GP-5. The proposed changes »
EPA proposed the Interstate Transport Rule on July 6, 2010 with the main objective of replacing the 2005 Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR), which is intended to reduce ozone and fine particles in the eastern United States by reducing the emissions of »
The PM2.5 New Source Review (NSR) rule requires that states with PM2.5 nonattainment areas develop State Implementation Plans (SIPs) by May 16, 2011. There are 23 counties in Pennsylvania which are classified as nonattainment for National Ambient »
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PA DEP’s) Bureau of Air Quality, in coordination with the Bureau of Oil and Gas Management, has recently initiated an ambient air monitoring program focusing on odor and air toxic releases »
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) has revised its list of source types that are exempt from plan approval and operating permit requirements. The current list, contained in PADEP Technical Guidance Document Number »
On November 12, 2008 a revised lead NAAQS was published in the Federal Register reducing the standard from 1.5 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3), to 0.15 µg/m3, measured as total suspended particles (TSP). EPA is required to make area designations »
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