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Air Emissions Inventories

We have air emissions for a new process; where do I start?

Your company plans to operate a new industrial process, but you need to calculate air emissions for an air permit application or health risk assessment required by a regulatory agency. Or, you want to know if air emissions will cause smoke or odors that would be a nuisance to your neighbors.

BlueScape will obtain representative air emissions data, utilizing stack testing information, published emission factors, chemical release models, or material balance methods. We utilize reputable stack testing firms familiar with USEPA and local source testing requirements.

Whether needed for auditing purposes, an air permit application, health risk assessment or other enviromental impact study, BlueScape will work with you to develop an acceptable method to calculate air emissions.

When your company must meet these regulation requirements:

  • Federal Title V and PSD air permitting regulations
  • State and local air permitting regulations
  • Periodic state and local emission inventories
  • SARA Form R reporting
  • CEQA and NEPA air quality impact reviews
  • RCRA air toxics emissions inventories

Turn To BlueScape...

We provide the necessary technical services:
  • Compliance source testing and monitoring activities coordination
  • Potential smoke or odor emissions investigation
  • Emission credit banking application development
  • Stationary and mobile source emissions calculations for EIRs
  • Air emission factor development from source test data
  • Emissions calculations using purchase records and waste material information
  • Application of air emissions tools such as CHEMDAT, TANKS3.0
  • Emission inventories for submittal to state and local agencies

We utilize various tools:

Source testing, CHEMDAT, WATER8, TANKS3.0, GlyCalc, MOBILE5.0, EMFAC7G, URBEMIS

We complete emissions inventories that provide vital information for your air quality compliance activities.

Sample Projects

Industry: Fiberglass Manufacturing
Client: Johns Manville International, Inc.
Prime Contractor: BlueScape

AB2588 Emissions Inventory. A fiberglass manufacturing facility in Northern California was required to update its original AB2588 emissions report. Several new source tests had been completed to develop more accurate emissions data. Used the source test data and information sources from other plants and completed a comprehensive air toxics inventory that was submitted to the Air Pollution Control District using FATES. Based upon the emissions inventory, the facility was not required by the APCD to complete an AB2588 health risk assessment.


Industry: Fiberglass Manufacturing
Client: Johns Manville International, Inc.
Prime Contractor: BlueScape

Annual Emissions Fee Report, Southern California. Assisted fiberglass company in Southern California with response to SCAQMD's request for revised Rule 301 emissions inventories for the period 1994-1997 and completed the 1997-1998 report and 2000-2001 reports. A full air compliance audit initiated the project to verify permit status and emissions source inclusion. Emission factors were updated to reflect recent source tests and a Title V emissions inventory.


Industry: Building Materials Manufacturing
Client: Confidential
Prime Contractor: BlueScape

Banking of Emissions in the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Completed Emission Reduction Credit (ERC) applications for manufacturing company located in the South Coast Air Basin. Submitted 15 applications to SCAQMD in 2001, with emission reductions estimated to have a potential market value of $20 million. Will also be assisting the client through the process of justifying the emission reductions, including hard copy documentation of operations, source test emission factors used and determination of operating days.