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Air Permitting


Federal (Title V) and State Operating Permits

GLE provides comprehensive permitting services at both the state and federal levels. GLE prepares numerous Federal and State Operating Permits for a wide range of clients and geographic locations.

GLE begins with the development of a detailed source inventory, which is used to determine the most flexible permitting strategy at the lowest cost. In addition, GLE provides complete post-permitting services, assisting clients in maintaining compliance status through regular reviews and updates on newly promulgated regulations. A brief summary of representative project work is provided below.

Air Permitting Projects

NBC-Universal, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
GLE provided comprehensive services to this facility for the permitting of four large diesel generators so as to allow for participation in the NYISO Demand Response Program.
Services Provided: Air Permitting
Confidential Client
GLE completed a NOx RACT Analysis of three electric arc furnaces in support of a Title V permit renewal application for this mineral products facility. The analysis was completed in accordance with NYSDEC and EPA guidelines, with a resultant finding of control cost infeasibility and the granting of a RACT variance.
Services Provided: RACT/BACT/LAER Analyses
Confidential Client
GLE conducted an air pollution control evaluation to determine a practicable, cost-effective solution to control requirements for a metal plating operation, providing specifications for construction and oversight of installation of the selected methodology.
Services Provided: Air Pollution Control Acquisition and Installation Support
Waste Management, Scottsville, NY
GLE obtained ERCs for the shutdown of a landfill gas-fired generator at this municipal solid waste landfill within the facility Title V Permit renewal application.
Services Provided: Emission Reduction Credit (ERC) Certification
Commonwealth Plywood, Whitehall, NY
GLE is providing on-going management and oversight of the operation of a Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS), including quarterly auditing, annual testing, and performance reporting.
Services Provided: CEMS Support
Commonwealth Plywood, Whitehall, NY
GLE conducted a refined dispersion modeling analysis using the — USEPA AERMOD program to determine ambient air impacts from various processes at this wood products manufacturing facility.
Services Provided: Ambient Air Impact Assessment (Dispersion Modeling)
Westwood Energy Systems, Vancouver, BC
GLE provided stack testing services in support of a bio-feed gasification optimization project at a test site in Orlando, FL.
Services Provided: Stack Testing