Don Wolf

Don Wolf
Principal
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P: 314-682-1532
F: 314-682-1600

Scott Clark

Scott Clark
Vice President
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P: 817-840-1233
F: 817-377-0394

Regulatory Compliance:<br>The Time to Act Is Now

Regulatory Compliance:
The Time to Act Is Now

Central utility plants are facing a variety of challenging regulatory compliance issues. At the forefront for many facilities is the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters — commonly referred to as the Industrial Boiler MACT Rule — and the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

The Boiler MACT Rule will require facilities to be in compliance by 2015. As facilities come into compliance for Boiler MACT, they may also have to demonstrate compliance for NAAQS. Each compliance situation is unique. Facilities should plan now to meet the anticipated compliance date. In general, compliance planning (testing and preliminary studies and permitting) can take six to 12 months, and air pollution control retrofits or new boiler installations can take 12 to 30 months.

Burns & McDonnell can help you determine whether your facility will be in compliance and can then evaluate and implement compliance solutions. We can put you in position to move forward with a comprehensive solution that works for you.

Demonstrated Success

Burns & McDonnell has extensive experience evaluating and implementing solutions for Boiler MACT- and NAAQS-affected facilities ranging from multi-pollutant retrofits to alternative steam generation options. Our team includes the full range of experience necessary to evaluate your facility and help you develop and implement a plan.

Through many compliance studies and detailed design projects, our team has become a critical source of technical knowledge for all Boiler MACT and NAAQS solutions. Let us help you be prepared for when compliance is required.

  • Bid- and construction-phase services
  • Construction documents
  • Construction management
  • Cost estimates and economic analyses
  • Detailed design
  • Dispersion modeling for compliance with NAAQS
  • Emissions characterization and stack testing
  • Equipment specifications
  • Environmental permitting, including prevention of significant deterioration (PSD)
  • Feasibility studies
  • Procurement
  • Regulatory and compliance reviews

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Powerful Project: New Parkland Hospital to Rely on Central Utility Plant

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As Parkland Hospital moves into a new, larger health care campus, it draws all essential thermal, electric, water and emergency utilities from a new central utility plant designed by Burns & McDonnell.

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