Subpart W Updates: What You Need to Know Now

May 14, 2024—The eagerly awaited updates to Subpart W of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program have been released. The EPA has incorporated new facility components, prioritizing empirical data over estimated emission factor calculations, to enhance the precision, transparency, and lucidity of reporting total GHG emissions from facilities subject to Subpart W. These revisions also underscore … Continued

Community Monitoring 101: Safeguarding Public Health & Air Quality

April 24, 2024 —Today, as in the past, the Clean Air Act continues to cut pollution and protect the health of American families and workers. Fewer premature deaths and illnesses means Americans experience longer lives, better quality of life, lower medical expenses, fewer school absences, and better worker productivity.Community air monitoring is a vital practice … Continued

Fenceline Monitoring for the new HON MACT with Sensible EDP & Enthalpy Analytical

April 09, 2024 —On March 28, 2024, the US EPA signed in to law updated National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) and Group I & II Polymers and Resins Industry (P&R I and P&R II). The content of the rule was released to the public … Continued

EPA Announces Final Rule to Reduce Ethylene Oxide Emissions

March 15, 2024 —On March 14, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final amendments to Clean Air Act standards for ethylene oxide (EtO) emitted from commercial sterilization facilities, also called commercial sterilizers. The rule applies to facilities that sterilize medical products, as well as spice, extract, dried food, and dehydrated food sterilizers.RequirementsThe … Continued

Methane Monitoring 101: Best Practices for Compliance and Technology

March 8, 2024 – Methane monitoring involves the continuous measurement of methane emissions in various industrial operations, particularly in the oil and gas sector. A proactive approach is essential for identifying and mitigating unintended releases of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Fenceline Monitoring 101: Regulations, Technologies, and Best Practices

February 9, 2024 – Fenceline Monitoring (FLM) is a pivotal practice in verifying and reducing fugitive emissions from industrial facilities. Companies need to stay ahead of evolving regulations while ensuring compliance and environmental responsibility with a range of tools—from precise point measurements to expansive open-path systems.

EPA Evaluating Denver’s Love My Air Program as National Model for Community Air Monitoring

December 19, 2023 – EPA Eyes Denver’s Voluntary Air Monitoring Program As National Model. EPA is considering whether a Denver-based community air monitoring program could become a national agency-backed prototype as part of the Biden administration’s effort to bolster environmental justice (EJ) considerations by expanding non-regulatory community air monitoring programs.

SCAQMD Proposed Amended Rule (PAR) 1405 to Amend Existing Ethylene Oxide Standards

November 27, 2023 — On September 28, 2023 the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) proposed its latest amendments to existing regulations that govern air emissions from medical sterilization and other related operations. SCAQMD further clarified these proposed rules in a working group meeting on October 4, 2023. The proposed rule differs in …

Solutions for HON MACT Fenceline Monitoring with Sensible EDP and Enthalpy Labs

October 18, 2023 — In April 2023, the U.S. EPA issued National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) and Group I & II Polymers and Resins Industry (P&R I and P&R II). This proposed new rule introduces changes to 40 CFR 63 Subparts …

Montrose Environmental Group adds Kuva Systems to the Sensible EDP Platform for Methane Monitoring

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. / LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – October 4, 2023 –We are pleased to announce that Kuva Systems, a leading solution provider for image-based continuous monitoring of methane and VOC emissions, and Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.’s (“Montrose”) (NYSE: MEG) Sensible Environmental Data Platform (Sensible EDP™), a leader in revolutionizing the way environmental data is managed … Continued