Source Environmental Sciences, Inc.

Source Environmental Sciences, Inc.

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Source Environmental Sciences, Inc. Services

  • Environmental Permits & Plans

  • Air Permits

    Air Permits

    SOURCE has prepared both federal and state air quality permit applications for client facilities located across the nation. All permit applications are prepared by experienced environmental consultants with engineering degrees and scientists who have extensive training in quantifying air emissions from a wide variety of sources. Highly qualified senior personnel at Source maintain close working relationships with federal, state and local agency...

  • Wastewater Permits

    Wastewater Permits

    Wastewater permit applications including National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), storm water discharge and state and local water district permits are prepared by the Source engineering staff. These wastewater permits are usually prepared for industrial clients who often rely upon Source to (1) assist in the conceptual design of treatment facilities, (2) help develop vendor bid specifications, and (3) aid in the selection of...

  • Hazardous Waste Permits

    Hazardous Waste Permits

    Source provides environmental consulting and permitting services to clients for the design, construction and operation of hazardous waste storage and disposal facilities. During the 1980's Source was actively involved in the preparation of RCRA Part A and B hazardous waste permits for facilities with above-ground tanks and drum storage areas. Now that most existing facilities have their permit applications filed, Source concentrates its hazardous...

  • Miscellaneous Permits and Governmental Filings

    Miscellaneous Permits and Governmental Filings

    Because Source works with governmental agencies and regulations on a daily basis, the firm often prepares, submits and negotiates miscellaneous permits and governmental filings for its clients. These permits and filings include environmental impact statements for the U.S. EPA, filings and statements for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, dredge and fill permits for the Army Corps of Engineers, as well as local flood control permits, solid waste...

  • Air Quality Services

  • Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    Source prepares atmospheric dispersion modeling studies when required for air permit applications or upon request of its clients. These studies are performed to determine if harmful air quality impacts will occur either during routine plant operations or plant emergencies. Source maintains an extensive library of air modeling guidelines, textbooks; and manuals, as well as all EPA approved modeling codes and associated computer software. These modeling...

  • Air Emissions Inventories

    Air Emissions Inventories

    Accurate knowledge of a facility's air emissions is important for regulatory purposes, for determining available emission offsets and for developing permitting strategies. During the past five years, Source has prepared nearly 200 air emission inventories (including the air emission sections of air permit applications and SARA Toxic Release Inventories). These inventories were for facilities ranging from very large chemical complexes to small...

  • Ambient Air Monitoring

    Ambient Air Monitoring

    The Source staff can manage or perform ambient air monitoring for all criteria air pollutants, as well as for non-criteria and hazardous air pollutants. Source works with associated firms to set up and maintain continuous monitors in the field. On these projects, Source performs the data reduction and processing services by reducing data From strip chart recorders, as well as from digital data loggers. As part of its monitoring services, Source also...

  • Air Emissions Control Technology

    Air Emissions Control Technology

    An analysis of air emission control devices, called a Best Available Control Technology (BACT) analysis, is required for most air permit applications. Through continuous review of pertinent literature, frequent contact with equipment suppliers and by use of the EPA 'BACT Clearinghouse', the environmental consultants with engineering degrees and other specialists at Source maintain up-to-date knowledge of the operations, costs and efficiency of all...

  • Air Emission Source Testing and Continuous Emissions Monitoring

    Air Emission Source Testing and Continuous Emissions Monitoring

    SOURCE performs emission source testing using equipment and sampling teams located in Houston, Texas or by use of Tracer Technology sampling teams located in San Marcos, California, or by working with associated stack sampling firms. Source and its associates have performed stack sampling projects for numerous emission sources, including chemical plants, asphalt batch plants, power plants, cement plants, wood mills, incinerators, cogeneration...

  • Air Quality Risk Assessments

    Air Quality Risk Assessments

    Air quality risk assessments of airborne toxic chemical releases are performed by the Source air dispersion modeling staff. These assessments are performed as required by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act or upon requests from clients for emergency planning information. The risk assessment studies include hazard identification and vulnerability analyses by Source emergency response specialists and risk analyses using EPA approved...

  • Fugitive Air Emission Monitoring Services

    Fugitive Air Emission Monitoring Services

    SOURCE environmental consultants with engineering degrees and other specialists perform consulting services related to fugitive air emission monitoring. These services include establishing plant monitoring programs utilizing piping and instrumentation drawings (P&ID) or in-plant line tracing of those components that require monitoring, preparing plant monitoring plans, performing quality assurance of monitoring procedures and defining report...

  • Site Services

  • Environmental Site Assessments

    Environmental Site Assessments

    Phase I and II environmental site assessments are performed by Source, usually in conjunction with the transfer or leasing of real property. A Phase I assessment includes an historical review of the property, analysis of all permits and environmental agency actions, review of adjacent areas for underground storage tanks or hazardous waste activities and a walk-over inspection of the site to locate any visible signs of contamination. A Phase II...

  • Environmental Impact Statements and Reports

    Environmental Impact Statements and Reports

    An integral part of the permitting process for many major new facilities is the preparation of environmental impact statements or reports. Source provides both technical and managerial assistance in the scoping, negotiation, preparation and defense of environmental impact statements or reports. A typical environmental impact statement or report requires assessments for the technical disciplines listed below. Source has in-house expertise to handle the...

  • Environmental Compliance Evaluations

    Environmental Compliance Evaluations

    Environmental compliance evaluations include a complete review of a client's facility to determine if it is in compliance with environmental regulations. Most evaluations are performed for firms desiring up-to-date knowledge of their operations. When performing a compliance evaluation, experienced Source personnel from each environmental discipline (air, water and waste) are utilized. Comprehensive checklists are made and all findings are referenced...

  • Asbestos Inspections and Management Plans

    Asbestos Inspections and Management Plans

    Many real estate management companies, lenders and real estate attorneys are now requiring that asbestos inspections be performed at non-residential property being sold or leased. The asbestos inspectors from SOURCE are certified via EPA approved training courses. They take special care to collect samples from locations that will cause the least damage to the property being inspected. Proper chain-of- custody procedures are followed with each sample...

  • Physical Environment Socio-Economic Environment

    Physical Environment Socio-Economic Environment

    Geology/Topography and Soils, Population and Housing, Land Use and Zoning, Groundwater Resources, Community Services, Surface Water Resources, Air Quality/Climatology, Public Utilities, Odor, Public Health, Traffic, Economics, Noise, Energy Use/Conservation, Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology, Archaeology