Montrose offers an inclusive assortment of services for the manufacturing industries, ranging from regulatory compliance, permitting and consulting to wastewater consulting, and emission testing services.  With locations conveniently located throughout the U.S. and Canada, we provide integrated services for the unique requirements of the manufacturing industry, including the production of wood products, steel, aluminum, automobiles, and cement, among others.

Testing services include source testing, laboratory analysis, and ambient air monitoring. Our source testing team has extensive experience in testing to demonstrate compliance with federal, state and local regulations. We’ve developed innovative methods for on-site analysis of VOCs and routinely leverage our internal laboratories for complex projects requiring low-detection limits or involving complex matrices.  Our cutting-edge ambient air testing team provides solutions to issues including routine particulate and criteria pollutants, complex volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, and setting up and operating meteorological stations.  We routinely apply the latest technologies including open path testing using FTIR, TDL UVDOAS, and on-site mobile mass spectrometry for ultra-low measurement of organic compounds. We’ve successfully completed thousands of tests at hundreds of manufacturing sites in the U.S. and Canada since 2005.

The environmental permitting and regulatory compliance team at Montrose helps our manufacturing clients achieve and maintain regulatory compliance with federal, state and local regulations throughout the U.S.  Our team members have decades of experience — so we can tackle the toughest challenges and deliver successful outcomes without hesitation.

In addition to the skilled teams listed above, our soil and groundwater remediation, planning and ecosystem consulting, and water treatment teams routinely solve the most complex problems related to designing, building, and operating manufacturing plants.

For more specific services related to our offerings, please see below.

Manufacturing Industry Services

  • Testing
    • Source Testing for Criteria Pollutants and Hazardous Air Pollutants
    • Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEMS) Testing, including Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA), Calibration Gas Audits (CGA), Quarterly Relative Accuracy Audits (RAA), and Linearity Checks – 40 CFR Part 60 and Part 75
    • Control Equipment Performance Guarantee Testing
    • Mercury Controls and Compliance Testing
    • Particulate Size Distribution Evaluations
    • Ambient Air Monitoring – EPA Method TO-15
    • Ambient Air Sampling Studies of Production Sites for VOC, PM, Metals (HiVol) and Odors
  • Lab Services
    • Analysis of Hydrocarbon Samples using EPA and ASTM Methodologies
    • Laboratory Analysis of Speciated Volatile Organic Hazardous Pollutants (VOHAP) by EPA Method 18
    • Legionella (Presence / Absence and Sergrouping)
    • SM 2540D – Total Suspended Solids
    • EPA 1664A – Total Oil and Grease
    • SM 4500-S-D – Total and Dissolved Sulfide
    • EPA 200.7/200.8/245.1 – Total and Dissolved Metals
  • Food and Beverage Wastewater Treatment Alternative Analysis and Feasibility Studies
  • Pulp and Paper Wastewater Treatment
  • Preliminary Design Reports and Associated Cost Estimates
  • Detailed Design Services for Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Water and Wastewater Turnkey Projects including Equipment Procurement
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment System Installation and Engineering Services During Construction
  • Water and Wastewater System Startup and Commissioning
  • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Remedial Feasibility Studies
  • Vapor Intrusion Investigations and Mitigation
  • RCRA Facility Investigations
  • Corrective Measure Study and Design
  • PFAS & Emerging Contaminants Assessments
  • Hydrogeologic Assessments
  • Spill Investigations
  • Soil Stabilization, Excavation & Removal, and Ex-Situ Remediation
  • Streambank Stabilization
  • AST/UST Management & Closure
  • Contaminated/Clean Soil Management Plans
  • In-Situ Groundwater Restoration
  • Facility Expansion Civil Engineering
  • Sinkhole Investigation and Mitigation
  • Pavement Design and Rehabilitation
  • Secondary Containment System Designs
  • Stormwater Infrastructure Design/Upgrades
  • Stream Crossing Design & Permitting
  • Impoundment Design, Upgrades and Closure
  • Landfill Design, Upgrades and Closure
  • Sediment Remediation
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
  • Decontamination/Demolition Plans
  • Air permitting – New Construction, Modifications, and Renewals, PSD, Title V, Synthetic Minor
  • Agency Negotiations, addressing Public Comments and Petitions
  • Permitting Evaluations – Assessing Requirements for Potential Projects, Including Complex Air Dispersion Modeling, to Identify the Optimal Permitting Approach
  • Air Recordkeeping and Reporting – Preparing Quarterly, Semiannual, and Annual Compliance Reports
  • GHG Mandatory Reporting – Preparing and Submitting Annual GHG Reports
  • EPCRA 313 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Reporting
  • EPCRA 312 Tier II Hazardous Material Storage Reporting
  • NPDES Storm Water Industrial Permitting and Reporting
  • NPDES Wastewater Discharge Permitting and Reporting
  • SPCC and FRP Plans
  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Programs
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Auditing
  • OSHA Hazcom Programs
  • Archeological Studies and Monitoring
  • Consultation with Tribal Governments (Native Americans/Indian Tribes)
  • NEPA Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements
  • Biological Studies and Monitoring
  • Environmental Constraints Analysis
  • Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) for Site Remediation, NEPA, and Mitigation/Restoration Planning
  • Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment
  • Spill Response and Planning
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessments (NRDA)
  • Land Eco Asset Valuation
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans