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They’re Here…Oregon Air Toxics Proposed Rules

Just in time for Halloween, Oregon DEQ has published their proposed rules to establish an entirely new permitting program designed to limit air emissions of 255 toxic chemicals and classes of toxic chemicals. The rule will apply to all facilities that are currently required to obtain an Air Quality Discharge Permit or Title V Operating Permit and to any facility DEQ determines could potentially emit non-de minimis amounts of toxic air pollutants.

They’re Here…Oregon Air Toxics Proposed Rules2018-08-21T14:41:04-06:00

Discussion Draft Cleaner Air Oregon Rules Overview

See this post for our brief overview of the recently released discussion draft of the Cleaner Air Oregon air toxics health-based rules. The advisory committee has been asked to review and submit comments by September 9. Then Oregon DEQ will update the discussion draft and issue a formal draft for a 60-day public review period starting mid-October.

Discussion Draft Cleaner Air Oregon Rules Overview2017-09-01T15:08:22-06:00

Diane Lorenzen, P.E.Senior Project Engineer

Diane is a licensed professional engineer with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech. She started her air quality consulting career at Bison Engineering in 1991. From 1996 through 2016, she worked as an independent air quality consultant while focusing on raising her family. Diane also worked at Montana DEQ for two years as an air quality modeling specialist. Diane rejoined Bison Engineering in 2016. Diane has a great deal of experience in air quality permitting and compliance support for wood products clients in Idaho, Washington, Oregon

Diane Lorenzen, P.E.Senior Project Engineer2019-01-11T13:56:49-07:00

Wind Energy and the Environment

Links to three articles analyzing recent court cases regarding renewable energy environmental impacts plus our own notes on another similar court case.

Wind Energy and the Environment2018-08-21T14:41:06-06:00

Cleaner Air Oregon Framework Presentation

Just presented this morning at the Mass Timber 2017 Conference in Portland, Oregon. The presentation outlines and provides additional information on the recently released draft framework for Oregon's in-work, risk-based air toxics rule; click here to see a copy of the presentation. The Cleaner Air Oregon Advisory Committee will be reviewing and discussing the framework in a public meeting next Tuesday, 4/4, in Springfield. I plan to attend and will provide another update. Stay tuned! Kevin Mathews p.s. Before attending this conference, I didn't know much about mass timber (someone told me it's short for "massive" timber). The industry has done

Cleaner Air Oregon Framework Presentation2017-04-03T12:22:42-06:00

Cleaner Air Oregon Draft Framework Released

As promised, Oregon DEQ and the Oregon Health Authority have released a draft framework for the new set of air toxics rules they have been developing. Check out this announcement on the Cleaner Air Oregon website. Here's a copy of the draft framework. The agencies will be meeting with the CAO Advisory Committee Tuesday, April 4th in Springfield to discuss the proposal and take public comments.

Cleaner Air Oregon Draft Framework Released2017-04-03T12:23:40-06:00

Kellen Sullivan, Q.I. Project Manager

Kellen joined Bison in 2015. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Beloit College and is an environmental scientist in the Helena office. Kellen has 10 years of experience as a source tester and environmental chemist. As a project manager for the consulting team, Kellen provides air permitting and compliance support for a variety of industries to complete challenging air quality projects and reduce emissions. He prepares permit applications such as pre-construction, Title V operating permits, and registrations for a variety of industries. He works with clients to ensure they are operating in compliance

Kellen Sullivan, Q.I. Project Manager2022-10-10T14:32:22-06:00

Bison Attending Montana Petroleum Association Annual Meeting

Bret Gallo and Jacob Wiggs will be attending the Montana Petroleum Association's Annual Meeting on August 30th and 31st. Bret will be going the fishing derby (to defend his last year victory) and Jake will be participating in the golf tourney. All you fishermen/women and golfers better bring your A GAME!! We look forward to seeing everybody. This is a great annual event to spend face-to-face with our partners within the industry! Attached is a link to the agenda. http://www.montanapetroleum.org/annual-meeting/

Bison Attending Montana Petroleum Association Annual Meeting2016-10-27T10:55:38-06:00
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