Climate Change and Environment Consulting Case Studies

CCES Performs Critical Review of Issued Air Permit

For a confidential industrial client, CCES performed a review of an issued PSD air permit, allowing construction to begin for a new chemical manufacturing facility. The technical review of the air permit application and the approaches used to estimate worst-case emissions and regulatory applicability resulted in the demonstration of emission rates of a number of air toxic compounds that were significantly lower than what would have resulted by conventional approaches, without explanation. In addition, it was believed that several BACT analyses were not performed per the USEPA’s approved methodology. These have major implications concerning regulatory applicability, control equipment assessment, and ground-level impacts of air toxic compounds.


Climate Change & Environmental Services (CCES) managed construction management and environmental permitting for East River Housing (ERH) Corporation for operating a boiler house to provide heat and hot water to several apartment buildings with over 2,700 units, combusting over 2 million gallons of No. 6 fuel oil annually..

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