Providence is committed to lifting some of the air quality regulatory burdens for our clients by developing compliance strategies and technically sound, cost-effective solutions. Whether you face a permitting issue, a dispersion modeling challenge, or an emission control problem, our dynamic team of air quality professionals has solutions.
Air Quality Permitting & Compliance
Our team provides comprehensive services related to pre-construction permitting and ongoing compliance for new greenfield construction or modifications of existing industrial operations. We offer expertise in all related areas, including feasibility analysis, permitting strategies, compliance strategies, and assistance related to enforcement actions, contested case hearings, and litigation support on air quality matters.
Our services include:
- Air quality dispersion modeling
- Greenhouse Gas (GHG) management, emission calculations, and emission inventories
- Pollution control device selection, design, and regulatory support
- Risk management plan development
- Air quality training
- Litigation support
Air Quality Measurement
Providence has earned a reputation as one of the leading air quality measurement service providers in the nation, offering turn-key services that includes ambient measurements. Ambient measurement and monitoring services include stack test program development, start-to-finish installation of stationary, semi-mobile, and fully mobile air monitoring stations, and complete Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) installation, operation, and maintenance. Our monitoring services also include emission surveys using specialized leak detection equipment such as the infrared camera for fugitive and point source Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) sources.
Air Quality Software Services
Providence offers a unique blend of regulatory and information technology expertise to provide a variety of software solutions for Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS). Our ability to combine regulatory knowledge with software development and instrumentation expertise allows us to design custom software solutions to meet our clients’ unique air quality compliance and reporting needs. Using our Active & Intelligent Monitoring (AIM™) framework, we have developed a full suite of applications related to various on-going compliance needs. In addition to our AIM™ framework, our team offers custom software solutions utilizing a variety of technologies.
Air Quality Planning & Research
Our team offers a range of services across this discipline, from straightforward analysis of ambient data to unique and complex field measurement campaigns and emission control strategy assessments. We provide cost-efficient project design and on-target project management - ensuring that our clients receive usable, practical reports, and scientifically reliable results that help to resolve complex air quality problems and satisfy legal requirements.
Advanced Leak Detection
Providence inventors have developed and patented systems for automated hydrocarbon leak detection that enhance the capabilities of the infrared camera widely used today for leak detection. We have been instrumental in developing Third Generation Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR3) system, which allows automation of leak detection using integrated infrared camera systems to enhance existing technology.