Trinity Consultants, a nationwide firm that assists organizations with environmental regulatory compliance and strategic environmental management, announces the opening of its 24th office, in Burlington, Iowa. Under the direction of environmental veteran, Eugene (Gene) Taylor, the Burlington staff serves clients in Iowa and Illinois.

With over 20 years of environmental engineering experience, including plant and corporate environmental management experience in the agricultural processing and synthetic organic chemical manufacturing industry, Mr. Taylor is well suited to assisting with the environmental challenges of facilities in America’s heartland. Since opening its doors in Iowa, Trinity has assisted several area facilities with renewal of Title V operating permits, emissions inventories, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reports, Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) compliance, air dispersion modeling, compliance audits, and quick turnaround construction permits.

Previously, as a managing consultant in Trinity’s Chicago office, Mr. Taylor consistently responded to client needs on projects including federal and state air permitting, air dispersion modeling analyses, emissions inventories, toxic release inventories, multimedia compliance audits, and regulatory applicability analyses and compliance strategies. He is also experienced in MACT compliance projects, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Part B permits and closures, contingency plans, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures, and Storm Water Pollution Prevention plans and certifications. In addition, Mr. Taylor has been pivotal in the development of several Trinity business lines including multimedia compliance auditing, waste management, and biofuel services.

“Gene has a proven history of assisting the Midwest with traditional and emerging environmental issues. His knowledge and experience in both the consulting and corporate sectors provide a practical perspective for clients in this region,” said John Iwanski, Regional Director.

Mr. Taylor holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Thermal and Environmental Engineering from Southern Illinois University and is a certified professional engineer in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota. In addition, he instructs several Trinity education courses related to air quality permitting, compliance, auditing, and inspections. Contact him at (319) 758-0758 or Trinity’s Iowa office is located at 218 Jefferson Street, Suite 1C, Burlington, Iowa 52601.

In addition to environmental consulting, Trinity markets BREEZE®  software and data services and offers professional training on environmental topics. T3, a Trinity Consultants company, develops and implements environmental management information systems.