Controlling the Air Quality in your Facility: How to Ensure You’re Meeting Applicable Requirements

There are a few primary instances when manufacturers should test their air quality: upon setting up a new operation or piece of equipment, to identify the source of any potential exposures to hazardous material, and to confirm that operations all meet regulatory requirements. Both the substances of concern and the circumstances will determine the appropriate… Read More

Controlling the Air Quality in your Facility: Developing Effective Engineering Controls

Air Quality

Employers can manage their hazardous emissions with careful planning and thoughtful engineering. With the proper controls in place, emissions of chemical vapor, dust or fine particles can be controlled to ensure workers’ safety. Engineering controls either minimize the generation of the contaminant or reduce the amount of contaminant in the air through various methods. It… Read More

CONTROLLING THE AIR QUALITY IN YOUR FACILITY: What You Need to Know About Your Regulatory Requirements and Options for Compliance

Workplace air quality is critically important, as clean air keeps communities healthy and employees productive. However, it can be quite challenging to identify potential contaminants in the air, and determining how best to comply with the myriad of federal, state and local air regulations can be mind-boggling for companies dealing with emissions. Once companies begin… Read More

Updating Methane Emission Factors at Landfills

Methane in Landfills Methane is a significant contributor to greenhouse gases and air pollution; many times more impactful than carbon dioxide and other air pollutants.  Almost half of methane emissions in the U.S. come from gas, petroleum and landfill systems.  To estimate the amount of methane emissions from various sources within facilities, scientists and engineers… Read More

Who Needs an NYC DEP Air Emissions Registration?

DEP Registration or Work Permit

NYCDEP Registration(s) for Air Emissions Sources How Does New York City Control Air Pollution? The New York City Air Pollution Control Code (APCC) (Chapter 1 of Title 24 of the NYC Administrative Code) regulates the emission into open air “of any harmful or objectionable substance” in order to “preserve, protect and improve the air resources… Read More