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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.
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.
The June 2016 Lautenberg amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) required EPA to improve the TSCA Inventory by identifying which "chemical substances" are actively in commerce in the United States, allowing the agency to better »
The Regional Haze Rule (RHR) establishes a comprehensive visibility protection program for Class I areas and requires states to set reasonable progress goals (RPGs) towards achieving natural visibility conditions in all Class I areas by 2064. EPA »
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.
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has published the new "The Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019" in the Canada Gazette. The new regulations come into force on August 24, 2019, »
The MECP has currently proposed a new Greenhouse gas (GHG) Framework for the Industrial Sector that will closely mirror the Federal output based pricings system (OBPS) GHG framework under the »
The federal output-based pricing system (OBPS) was designed by Environment Canada and Climate Change to address the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (S.C. 2018, c. 12, s. 186). The OBPS »
The proposed federal regulations were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on May 27, 2017. The purpose of the federal regulation was to mandate the implementation of a leak detection and »
Odour nuisance is a subject that is arising throughout North America, however the quantification of odour is still a complex subject. It is important for industry to know that odour can be both »
Important News on the GHG Front Please be aware the Ministry of Environment is in the "wind down" process of the cap-and-trade program - which is being eliminated under the new government. »
The MOECC has amended Ontario Regulation 455/09 under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009. The amendments came into effect on April 23, 2018. The following updates have been made to the »
Important News on the GHG FrontPlease be aware the Ministry of Environment is in the "wind down" process of the cap-and-trade program - which is being eliminated under the new government. The amendments to the cap and trade regulations formally came »
The MOECC has amended Ontario Regulation 455/09 under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009. The amendments came into effect on April 23, 2018.The following updates have been made to the regulations:The plan cycle has been extended by a year making the »
The deadline for reporting to the NPRI and TRA for the 2017 calendar year is June 1, 2018.Toxic reduction plans for any newly reportable substances are due December 31 of the same year a facility submits its first annual report.Additionally, all TRA »
The Ministry of Environmental and Climate Change intends to adopt updated versions of the AERMOD, AERMET and ASHRAE air dispersion models under the O. Reg. 419/05: Air Pollution - Local Air Quality under the Environmental Protection Act. The MOECC »
Many facilities are required to update their ESDM reports each year by March 31st, using updated guidance from procedural documents and technical bulletins occasionally published by the Ministry of Environmental and Climate Change.On March 8th, 2017 »
As part of the Ontario Ministry's Modernization of Approvals initiative, efficiencies to the approvals process is provided with a more detailed guidance. The Ontario Regulation 255/11, which prescribes minimum application requirements for »
Issued under 54(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Codes of Practice carry out the Government of Canada's mandates related to reserving the quality of the environment. Specifically, this updated code of practice, was »
Effective July 6, 2017, four (4) amendments to the cap and trade and greenhouse gas emissions reporting were promulgated. Improvements to the newly promulgated Cap and Trade Program (O.Reg. 144/16) include administrative amendments which provided »
As part of O.Reg. 1/17, all facility subject to the Air and Noise Emissions (EASR) Regulation, are required to assess for odour. The facility would need to complete an Odour Screening Procedure. The Odour screening procedure would use facility »
In the province of Ontario, air quality and noise from industrial facilities are regulated under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and the Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.) 419/05 and O.Reg. 1/17. The overriding philosophy of the EPA is to ensure »
A friendly reminder that the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) reports are due June 1, 2017 for Calendar Year 2016. The NPRI is Canada's publicly accessible inventory of containing information on disposal and other releases of over 300 »
Many facilities are required to update their ESDM reports each year by March 31, using updated guidance from procedural documents and technical bulletins occasionally published by the Ministry of Environmental and Climate Change.On March 8, 2017 »
The EASR is an online system that is coming into force on January 31, 2017 to eliminate administrative burdens and allow businesses to register at a faster and transparent way while potentially reducing costs through a one-time fee. The eligible »
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently released a document on the emissions offset program being proposed in association with the greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program. The intent of this proposal is to »
In Canada, odour is considered a contaminant under the Environmental Protection Act as well as Provincial Regulations including (but not limited to):Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (Ontario)Alberta Ambient Air Quality Guidelines »
Several significant changes have been made to the federal NPRI reporting requirements that will affect the 2016 reporting year. In Ontario, since a toxic substance is defined as any substance listed in the NPRI Notice (as well as acetone), these »
The cap-and-trade system involves having the government "cap" the amount of carbon that can be burnt. Money is raised by auctioning permits to companies that plan to create greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. Over time, the overall cap is reduced, »
Environmental Emergency Regulations are made under Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999).The E2 Regulations were developed by the Canadian federal government to reduce the frequency and consequences of uncontrolled, unplanned or »