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NOx Shouldn’t Mean No

NOx Shouldn’t Mean No

When the 1-hour nitrogen dioxide (NO2) NAAQS became effective in 2010, demonstrating compliance with the NO2 NAAQS, became a whole lot more difficult. Passing the annual standard was almost no problem at all, but the 1-hour standard was a bit problematic. On June 30th, 2021 at noon CDT, join us forĀ  a FREE LIVE webinar…

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A $1,000 Saved is a $1,000 Earned

A $1,000 Saved is a $1,000 Earned

In business, the most important performance metric is the bottom line. Though market forces are beyond your control, the one factor that is within your control is productivity (product per time). If you could produce the same amount of product in less time, what would it be worth to you? From my own experience and…

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NK Tools – Part 4 Permit Data and Permit Files

NK Tools – Part 4 Permit Data and Permit Files

An air quality permit can be a very complex document. Many operational limitations represented in the permit can be very straightforward while others can be nuanced. If you are trying to develop a permitting strategy, accurately represent the permit limitations, or determine if a permit representation is accurate, you need access to the source documents…

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Emissions and Monitoring Data at Your Fingertips

Emissions and Monitoring Data at Your Fingertips

The first step in preparing an air quality permit application is to determine whether the proposed project triggers federal permitting requirements. To make that determination, you need access to actual emissions data typically reported through an emissions inventory. How do you do that? If the proposed project involves a net increase in criteria pollutant emissions…

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Why Are You Wasting Your Time and Your Client’s Money?

How much time do you spend creating an “area map” for your air quality permit application or dispersion modeling submittal? The short answer is too much. The purpose of providing an area map is to provide to the regulator (and the public) information about where the proposed permitted site is or will be and what…

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