With few exceptions, a new or modified air pollution
source needs a Permit-to-Install (PTI) and/or a Permit-to-Operate
to be submitted in conjunction with the appropriate Emission Activity
Category (EAC) form. The information required within these applications
has recently been modified due to Federal authorization of Ohio’s
State Implementation Plan (SIP) under Title V of the Clean Air
Act Amendments. A greater burden of responsibility has been placed on
the permittee to
identify applicable regulations relating to the operation of the
Failure to file the correct permit applications with the local
air pollution agency can result in substantial enforcement action against
a facility. All applications go through agency review to determine their
status based on information supplied. Correct and accurate completion
of the applications can affect the way a source may be allowed to operate.
Permitted sources can fall into one of the following categories: exempt
(de minimis), registration, or permitted.
RCA Management Inc. has over 20 years experience in assisting a
wide variety of industry through the maze of air compliance issues.
RCA Management Inc. also has extensive experience with electronic submission
of permit applications through Ohio EPA’s StarShip program.