Air Quality

Finding a balance between protecting our natural resources and maintaining economic growth is important to the communities that we live in and serve.


Brian Osborn

Omaha, Nebraska


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Finding that perfect balance it is part of the air we breathe, and we are dedicated to helping our clients meet the appropriate regulatory requirements through cost effective programs that are in the best interest for all stakeholders involved.

The air regulatory landscape is dynamic and everchanging and provides unique challenges to businesses. We provide the expertise to navigate this landscape, and we adapt quickly to the changes that impact your operations in order to minimize the impact they have on your business. To this end, Olsson provides comprehensive air quality permitting, compliance, and modeling services, and can develop tailored programs and services to meet the demands of a wide variety of clients. Learn more about how we’re helping clear the air.

Air Permitting           

Minor/Synthetic Minor Permitting

Major Source Permitting (Title V and Part 71)

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) & Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) Permitting


Air Quality Impact Assessments         

Ambient Air Quality Standard Compliance Demonstrations

Increment Compliance Demonstrations

Visibility Impact Analysis

Odor Evaluations

Dispersion Modeling (AERMOD/CALPUFF)

Class I Analyses (Visibility/Deposition)

Roadway/Intersection Emissions and Modeling (CAL3QHC)


Compliance Services

Tracking and Recordkeeping

Routine Reporting, Semi-Annual and Annual Compliance Reports

Emission Inventory Development (Source, Facility, & Regional)

O&M Plans

CAM Plans


Greenhouse Gas Reporting, Monitoring, and General Compliance  


Field Services

LDAR, IR/OGI Camera, Method 21

High Pressure Sampling of Hydrocarbon Liquids and Gas

Fugitive Emission Counts for Oil & Gas Sites

Facility Audits / Equipment Verification

Visible Emissions / Opacity Measurements    


Regulatory Applicability

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Greenhouse Gas (Mandatory Reporting Rule and Tailoring Rule)

State-Specific Regulations (e.g., Colorado Regulation 7)


Additional Services

Compliance Advisory / NOV Guidance & Assistance and Agency Negotiation

Air Quality Compliance Audits

Regulatory Agency Notifications

Environmental Due Diligence

Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements (NEPA)


Emergency Planning & Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA Reporting)

Environmental Information Management Systems

Strategic Planning