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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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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.
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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 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.
Coal-fired power plants are continuing to face retirements due to the combination of low natural gas prices and flat electricity sales. The retirements come in spite of the Trump Administration's efforts to ease the regulatory burden on the coal »
On August 07, 2017, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) published a proposed new rulemaking in the NJ register titled, "Air Pollution Control: Air Emission Control and Permitting Exemptions, HAP Reporting Thresholds, and »
Trinity Consultants announces that it recently opened offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Milwaukee, Wisconsin under the leadership of Mike Burr and Steve Tasch, respectively. These two offices are the latest additions to Trinity's more than 50 offices »
IntroductionIn September 2015, the International Organization for Standardization published an updated version of the ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS) standard. The revised standard (ISO 14001:2015) requires that current certificate »
In 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Recordkeeping regulation ( 29 CFR 1904) went into effect, which began requiring many employers to submit certain electronic data in regards to employee injuries and illnesses for »
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 September 25, 2017, the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board (APCB) rejected a petition to limit and reduce total carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution in the Commonwealth by 30% by 2030 from electric generating units. The petition for the rulemaking »
The Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) recently announced they propose to revise Virginia's state implementation plan (SIP) for very fine particulate matter (PM2.5). The SIP was created by Virginia to satisfy its obligations under »
On June 26, 2017 a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA) was published in the Virginia Register of Regulations regarding amending 9VAC5-140, Regulation for Emissions Trading Programs. On July 18, 2017, The Virginia Department of Environmental »
Virginia Governor Terrance McAuliffe signed Executive Order 11 on May 16, 2017 which directs the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to develop regulations that limit carbon dioxide emissions from electric power facilities in Virginia »
Federal law requires each state to establish a Title V permit fee program that fully covers the cost of issuing and enforcing permits. Virginia currently collects different fees from Title V major and synthetic minor sources: fees from permit »
On June 28, 2016, Virginia Governor Terrance McAuliffe issued Executive Order 57, which formed a work group to study and recommend ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric power facilities, as well as grow the clean energy economy »
Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction Rule UpdatesOn May 2, 2016, Virginia DEQ published final amendments to Virginia's malfunction provision in 9 VAC 5-20-180. These amendments address US EPA's Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction (SSM) State »
On June 29, 2015, Virginia DEQ published the draft amended rule language for Virginia's major New Source Review (NSR) regulations, i.e. Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) under Article 8 of 9VAC5-80 and Nonattainment NSR under Article 9 »
Virginia's current major New Source Review (NSR) regulations, i.e. Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) under Article 8 of 9VAC5-80 and Nonattainment NSR under Article 9 of 9VAC5-80, largely mirror the federal regulations. However, due to »
In early 2015, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a guidance memorandum on the use of a diluent cap for CEMS emission calculations to address data anomalies as flue gas diluent concentrations approach zero. For emission »
On January 12, 2015, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) released proposed amendments to regulations associated with the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from the following existing stationary source categories »
Virginia's PSD regulations largely mirror the federal regulations, but there are several differences that have the result of making the Virginia regulations more restrictive than the federal rules. On October 22, 2013, the Virginia Manufacturing »
As discussed in the last Virginia update, the Virginia Manufacturing Association (VMA) petitioned Virginia DEQ to revise the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) rules (9VAC5 Article 8) to match the federal rules. The comment period for »
When Virginia DEQ revised the minor New Source Review (NSR) in 2012 (Article 6 of 9VAC5-80), the definition of non-road engine in Article 6 was changed to be different from the federal definition. Under the new state definition, engines on »
Virginia's PSD regulations largely mirror the federal regulations, but there are several differences that have the result of making the Virginia regulations more restrictive than the federal rules. The Virginia Manufacturing Association filed a »
Virginia DEQ has updated the application fees for calendar year 2014, with a 1.5% increase on all application fees. Note that the application fee varies depending on your facility source classification. Facilities subject to Title V pay higher »
The Piedmont Regional Office (PRO) has issued the first Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit in the state of Virgina. Gateway Green Energy (www.???) was issued a PSD permit on August 26, 2012 for its Smart Water Project located in »
On June 6, 2011, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced a proposal to amend the state implementation plan (SIP) by revising the regulation for SO2 to include the new guidelines in the National Ambient Air Quality Standards »
On May 9, 2011 the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board denied a petition set forth to amend fugitive dust emission standards for stationary sources. The petitioners, the Southern Appalachia Mountain Stewards and the Sierra Club, proposed the »
On January 31, 2011, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) published proposed rules for general permits pertaining to emergency generators and voluntary demand response units. The proposed rules would be part of Virginia’s State »
The use of biological material, commonly plant matter and biodegradable waste, has become an alternate way to generate electricity or produce heat. Facilities interested in the use of biomass fuels in qualified energy generating units including new »
On October 11, 2010, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) finalized state greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations, effective January 2, 2011, which will amend Virginia’s State Implementation Plan (SIP) to comply with the new federal »
At a committee meeting this month, the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) presented updates to the stationary and area source (SAS) regional potential measures to achieve the new ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). The SAS committee »
On June 23rd, 2009 Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine announced that power generating and industrial facilities which were built before the 1970 Clean Air Act was instated will be evaluated to determine whether they are meeting the National Ambient Air »