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New EPA Method Improves Measurement of Condensable Particulate Matter

New EPA Method Improves Measurement of Condensable Particulate Matter

The EPA has unveiled an improved method for measuring condensable particulate matter using dilution sampling.

Regulatory Update

Jun 7th, 2018

by David Elam

topic Air

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano
David Elam

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing some serious air quality concerns for residents of the big island as well as those on Maui and Oahu.

Blog

May 24th, 2018

by David Elam

topic Air

Court Tells EPA to Review “Arbitrary” Emissions Standard for Industrial Boilers

Court Tells EPA to Review “Arbitrary” Emissions Standard for Industrial Boilers

A federal appeals court has ruled that the EPA's emission standards for industrial, commercial and institutional boilers are “arbitrary and capricious.”

Blog

Apr 10th, 2018

by Neel Kotra John Bacon

topic Air

EPA Revamps Emissions Calculus for New Source Review Process

EPA Revamps Emissions Calculus for New Source Review Process
David Seitz, PE

The EPA is changing the way it quantifies emissions for new projects under the Clean Air Act.

Blog

Mar 21st, 2018

by David Seitz, PE

topic Permitting and Licensing Air

Wood Product Manufacturers Have Just Weeks to Submit Emissions Information to the EPA

Wood Product Manufacturers Have Just Weeks to Submit Emissions Information to the EPA
Ashley Korrer

Time is running out for wood product manufacturers to submit emissions information to the EPA. Here's everything you need to know to meet the February 9 deadline.

Blog

Jan 3rd, 2018

by Ashley Korrer

topic Air Environmental

industry Industrial

What You Need to Know about OSHA’s New Rules on Crystalline Silica Dust

What You Need to Know about OSHA’s New Rules on Crystalline Silica Dust
Michelle Campbell

New OSHA regulations to protect construction workers from crystalline silica dust are now in effect. TRC explains the new rules, examines what’s next for workers in other industries and provides a handy downloadable fact sheet that spells out the key information.

Blog

Oct 17th, 2017

by Michelle Campbell

topic Buildings Air

5 Tips to Help Restore Ambient Monitoring Operations Following a Natural Disaster

5 Tips to Help Restore Ambient Monitoring Operations Following a Natural Disaster
Kyle Hunt

Many facilities that need to monitor air quality have been hard hit by the spate of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico this year. Here are 5 tips to help operators get monitoring stations up and running again in order to stay compliant with state and federal regulations.

Blog

Oct 10th, 2017

by Kyle Hunt

topics Air

industries Generation Industrial Oil and Gas Utilities

When the Worst Isn’t Worst: Modeling the Risks of Hazardous Chemical Releases

When the Worst Isn’t Worst: Modeling the Risks of Hazardous Chemical Releases

What if the current standard “worst-case scenario” used for evaluating the human and environmental risks of hazardous compound releases is actually less frequent–and potentially less severe–than the actual true worst-case scenario?

Blog

Jun 26th, 2017

topic Environmental Air

Striving for Insignificance: A Review of EPA'S Ozone and PM2.5 Significance Thresholds

Striving for Insignificance: A Review of EPA'S Ozone and PM2.5 Significance Thresholds
Matthew Jones

EPA's thresholds for ozone and fine particulate matter serve as a critical measure of significance in air quality modeling for projects requiring a PSD level review of air emissions, so it is important to understand what the recommendation means.

Blog

Sep 20th, 2016

by Matthew Jones

topic Air

industry Industrial

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction
​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

Engineering performance emission testing can do more for your business than just meet legal requirements and mitigate risks. Three tests in particular can have significant economic benefits across industries.

Blog

Jul 18th, 2016

by ​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

topics Air

industries Generation Industrial Oil and Gas Utilities

News & Events

Jul 30 2018

CIBO's Industrial Emissions Control Technology XVI Conference & Workshop

Hear from our experts at the CIBO’s Industrial Emissions Control Technology XVI Conference & Workshop will be held from July 30 – August 2, 2018 in Durham, NC. Thomas Dunder will present ‘Low-Level Fo

Press Release
Jun 26th, 2018

TRC Acquires California Construction Management Firm Vali Cooper & Associates

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, announced today it has acquired Vali Cooper & Assoc

Press Release
May 23rd, 2018

TRC’s Michael Murphy Wins Prestigious Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hydropower Industry

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leader in engineering, consulting and construction-management services, is pleased to announce Michael Murphy has been named the 2018 recipient of the National Hydropower Associ

Press Release
May 10th, 2018

Former Los Angeles Oil Tank Transformed into Massive Surfing Mural

LOS ANGELES – El Segundo residents now have a striking new addition to their skyline – a giant mural of surf-inspired psychedelia thanks to iconic California artist John Van Hamersveld, city officials

Press Release
May 3rd, 2018

TRC Climbs to No. 19 in ENR’s Annual List of Top Design Firms

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction management services, is ranked No. 19 in Engineering News-Record’s annual list of the Top 500 des

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