Environmental Compliance

North Wind has a broad and extensive history of supporting both federal and private sector clients in compliance with state and federal rules and regulations, including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) (permitting, assessments, and closures); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) (evaluations, treatment design, removal and disposal); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (analysis and process administration); Clean Air Act (CAA); Clean Water Act (CWA); and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). Current key projects and clients include RCRA and CWA compliance support at Fort Gordon and Fort Jackson; RCRA permitting and Long-Term Monitoring Optimization (LTMO) compliance at GE Energy in Greenville, SC; CAA permitting and routine emissions inventory reporting at Schriever  Air Force Base (AFB), Clear AFB, Federal-Mogul Corporation facilities in SC, TN, and VA; Wilsonart in Fletcher, NC; and Kimberly Clark in Beech Island, SC. Additionally, North Wind previously developed and implemented a Multimedia Inspection Program that identified and supported correction of any compliance issues at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

Capabilities

  • Regulatory interpretation and compliance
  • RCRA and CAA permit applications and modifications
  • Air dispersion modeling analysis
  • Air emission inventories
  • Regulatory negotiations
  • Waste management and minimization
  • Pollution prevention strategies and plans
  • Environmental Management System planning and implementation
  • ISO 14001 compliance and training
  • ISO 14001 lead auditor services
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)/Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans
  • Chemical management systems
  • EPCRA 312/313 reporting
  • Phase I / Phase II Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental compliance audits (multimedia)
  • Compliance and contingency plans
  • Litigation support and expert testimony