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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 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 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.
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the launch of the Smart Sectors Program (82 Fed. Reg. 44783) on September 26, 2017. This program builds on the existing EPA Sector Strategies Program, a cooperative working relationship »
On September 6, 2017, the Utah Air Quality Board (AQB) held a board meeting and proposed several new rules and amendments to existing rules that regulate oil and gas sources. The intent of the proposed rules and amendments are to streamline the »
Trinity Consultants, Inc.® (Trinity), an international environmental, heath, and safety (EHS) consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, announces its acquisition of TGB Partnership of Hillsborough, North Carolina. TGB is a »
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 »
Are you one of the many organizations that made early investments in the EHS management information system (EMIS) marketplace? Is your EMIS deployment starting to feel outdated, underutilized, or simply out of touch with your organization's »
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.
This 1-day course is designed for persons who need to understand the basics of water programs authorized by the Clean Water Act (CWA). The course covers such essential topics as water permitting and compliance; storm water permitting and compliance; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning and compliance; wetlands permitting; and other CWA programs. The course format includes practical exercises and an open group discussion sessions intended to maximize understanding of the material. Course completion will enable attendees to:
|Classroom||Nov 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Albany, NY|
|Classroom||Mar 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
|Classroom||May 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Denver, CO|
This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.
|Classroom||Apr 26, 2018 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Chicago, IL|
This ½-day course is for environmental and maintenance personnel tasked with complying with the 40 CFR Part 82 ozone depleting substance (ODS) requirements. The course covers regulatory requirements regarding phase out schedules, labeling, stationary refrigerant systems (including leak repair provisions for equipment with refrigerant charge of >50 pounds), motor vehicle air conditioners, and halon fire suppression systems. Both classroom and webinar sessions utilize real world examples and interactive discussions to reinforce important concepts and best practices. Attendees learn to:
|Classroom||Nov 14, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Philadelphia, PA|
|Webinar||Feb 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST/CDT||Online|
Downstream flow rates and concentrations can reflect the characteristics of the total wastewater throughput managed at the facility, where all sewered wastewaters have come together into one stream. Experience indicates that downstream characterization can provide the most accurate values for facility wastewaters. However, the BWON citations emphasize the need to characterize wastes upstream, at the points of generation(POGs), because the rule-writers were concerned that benzene could volatilize from the waste as it flowed through the waste management system. Thus, the TAB quantification must be based on the upstream POG characterizations. It is valuable to assess the accuracy of POG results by comparing the downstream values with the sum of upstream POG values in the sewered streams. Although benzene is dynamic in a refinery sewer system—potentially volatilizing or transferring between the oil and water phases—it is reasonable to expect downstream loadings to be similar to the values derived from summing POG numbers. Agreement in the upstream-downstream evaluation lends confidence to the TAB quantification, the 6BQ or 2-Mg quantification (if needed), and the overall claim of the facility that the BWON wastes were properly identified.
Attendees of this webinar will learn a logical approach to developing a valuable downstream characterization plan, based on evaluating the wastewater system and the POG discharges that aremanaged at the downstream location. The uses, limitations, and benefits of the downstream information will be emphasized.
Please join Trinity Consultants for a complimentary webinar providing a brief overview of EPA’s recent actions under the Frank R Lautenberg Act, also known as Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Reform. Specifically, this webinar will highlight the responsibility of chemical manufacturers (including importers) and processors to perform retrospective reporting for the 10 years prior to the signing of the Lautenberg Act on June 22, 2016. The deadline for reporting for manufacturers (including importers) will be 180 days after the final rule is published in the Federal Register. The rule has been signed, so is expected to be published shortly, making the due date for reporting likely to fall in the 1st quarter of 2018. During this webinar the instructor will cover the following topics:
This 2-day course is for industry and environmental professionals seeking a broad exposure to current U.S. air quality regulations. The course looks at current U.S. regulations, and covers such essential topics as ambient air quality standards, attainment status, construction and operating permits, and various regulatory programs such as NSPS, NESHAPs, NSR and Title V. Course completion enables attendees to:
|Classroom||Nov 09 - 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Albany, NY|
|Classroom||Mar 08 - 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
|Classroom||May 17 - 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Denver, CO|
This 2-day course is for those who wish to learn about or gain a better understanding of environmental regulations. The course covers such essential topics as air quality permitting and compliance; water quality permitting and compliance; waste management; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning; emergency planning and community right-to-know; and toxics substances control. The course format includes practice sessions and discussions to review key concepts culminating in a multi-media group exercise of a real scenario. Course completion enables attendees to:
|Classroom||Feb 27 - 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Denver, CO|
This 2-day course is for new and experienced OHS and SHE managers and others needing an introduction to the most common OSHA regulations. The course covers a wide range of OSHA requirements including confined space entry, lockout-tag out, industrial hygiene, audiometric monitoring, guarding, electrical safety, and much more. Attendees develop a strong foundation in the following:
|Classroom||Dec 05 - 06, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Charlotte, NC|
|Classroom||Jan 30 - 31, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
This new 1-day course presents an introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and federal air quality regulations and permitting requirements on tribal lands. The course discusses the NEPA “stop and think” process for federal projects including the required analyses and timeline. It also covers EPA’s New Source Review and Title V regulations, permitting requirements, and practical approaches to compliance.
|Classroom||Jun 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Seattle, WA|
This 1-day course is designed for managers and others who need to understand the nuts and bolts of RCRA waste management. The course covers such essential topics as waste identification and classification, generator status determination and generator requirements, hazardous waste, universal waste, used oil, underground storage tanks, and how state waste regulations differ from federal regulations. The course format includes practical exercises and interactive discussions intended to maximize understanding of this challenging material.
|Classroom||Nov 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Albany, NY|
|Classroom||Mar 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
|Classroom||May 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Denver, CO|
This 2-day course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. The course covers essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds. It also addresses best available control technology (BACT)/lowest achievable emission rate (LAER) assessments, dispersion modeling, Class I areas, and non-attainment offsets. The course includes “real life” case studies and group exercises to maximize understanding of this challenging material.
|Classroom||Nov 07 - 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Dallas, TX|
|Classroom||Feb 20 - 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Orlando, FL|
|Classroom||Apr 24 - 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
|Classroom||Jun 12 - 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Richmond, VA|
This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of Clean Air Act programs and requirements. It covers the air pollutants addressed by CAA programs, how EPA defines clean air, how states implement CAA provisions, air permitting programs for industrial sources, and standards related to new sources and emitters of air toxics. It also describes EPA’s Risk Management Program, requirements related to ozone-depleting substances and pollutants that contribute to the formation of acid rain, and most recently, requirements around greenhouse gas emissions. This module is a go-to resource for environmental professionals new to air quality responsibilities, operations personnel who need general familiarity with air quality requirements, and anyone who needs a refresher on the complex air programs.
|ELearning||On Demand||60-90 minutes|
This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of major U.S. environmental laws, the role of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the interplay between state and federal regulations, and key requirements of environmental regulations affecting industrial facilities. The user can examine each topic sequentially or select the topic of immediate concern. Each module covers applicability and key regulatory requirements. Knowledge checks are provided throughout the course to ensure mastery of important concepts. This training module provides a comprehensive overview for environmental professionals who are new to the field or specific media responsibilities, or who just need a refresher, as well as operations, legal, or administrative personnel who need general familiarity with the environmental requirements that may impact a facility.
|ELearning||On Demand||60-90 minutes|
This 1-day course is designed for individuals with a basic understanding of waste management regulations who wish to strengthen and update their knowledge on more recent RCRA developments. The course provides a review of RCRA regulations, including important nuances, and an overview of recent regulatory developments. The course format includes interactive discussions and examples drawn from real scenarios. Course completion will enable attendees to:
This 1-day course is designed for managers and others responsible for developing and implementing SPCC plans. The course covers such essential topics as applicability criteria and exemptions, general requirements for all plans, specific requirements for each type of facility, integrity testing, exclusions, and environmental equivalence. The course format includes illustrative examples and case studies intended to maximize understanding of this topical material. Course completion will enable attendees to:
|Classroom||Apr 03, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Minneapolis, MN|
This 1-day course is for new and experienced professionals interested in learning how to minimize the impact of Title V operating permits, reduce duplicate or unnecessary monitoring, and standardize permits across agencies. It provides strategies on how to ensure compliance while minimizing operational intrusions required by Title V permits. Example permit conditions are discussed to illustrate how agencies and companies have approached compliance demonstration requirements. Information on when to re-open a permit and the modification process will be provided.
|Classroom||Nov 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Dallas, TX|
|Classroom||Feb 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Orlando, FL|
|Classroom||Apr 26, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Houston, TX|
|Classroom||Jun 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Richmond, VA|
This 1.5 day course is designed for plant and corporate staff who are responsible for elements of the RMP and PSM programs. Beneficial for new and experienced staff alike, it provides not only a broad understanding of the RMP and PSM requirements, but also discusses proposed changes to the requirements and recent enforcement activities. Instructor experience, group discussions, and examples of enforcement citations will be utilized to maximize understanding of this material. Course completion will enable attendees to:
This 2 day course is designed for plant and corporate staff who are responsible for elements of the RMP and PSM programs. Beneficial for new and experienced staff alike, it provides not only a broad understanding of the RMP and PSM requirements, but also discusses proposed changes to the requirements and recent enforcement activities. Instructor experience, group discussions, and examples of enforcement citations will be utilized to maximize understanding of this material. Course completion will enable attendees to:
|Classroom||Mar 08 - 09, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Denver, CO|
This 1-day course is for environmental personnel responsible for air regulatory compliance for stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE). The course covers engine differentiations, air emission calculations, common air pollution controls, applicability and compliance requirements of the three main federal engine regulations (NSPS IIII, NSPS JJJJ, and NESHAP ZZZZ, a.k.a., the RICE MACT), and what to do if you’re just now finding out about your engines’ applicability. Group discussion and exercises help clarify this challenging material. Course topics include:
|Classroom||Jan 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Phoenix, AZ|
|Classroom||Apr 17, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Albany, NY|