Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) and Testing Oversight

  • CEMs and stack testing oversight and contracting
  • CEMs and stack testing specification
  • Implementation of low mass emitter (LME) alternative to CEMs
  • Acid rain monitoring plans, QA/certification, and quarterly emission submittals

 

Representative Projects

  • Board of Public Utilities, Nearman Creek Power Station, Kansas City, Kansas

Sega provided senior level air permitting support and advisory services required for a simple-cycle combustion turbine addition including the specification, selection, and installation/certification oversight of the CEMs system for the new CTG unit. Provided senior level consulting services to the owner for initial testing/certification of the CEMs, including specification, selection, and oversight of the test/certification firm.

  • City of Ames, Iowa, Gas Turbine 2 (GT2), Ames, Iowa

Sega provided oversight to obtain an air permit for a new simple-cycle combustion turbine unit at an existing power generation site. Provided air permit compliance services throughout start-up and initial operation, including obtaining approval to use Low Mass Emitting (LME) alternative methodology for an acid rain applicable unit. Services included completion of LME certification and identification of the monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements for owner’s DAHS, and overseeing a stack testing firm to develop the fuel-and-unit-specific emission factor determination.

  • City of Chanute, Kansas, Plant 2, Chanute, Kansas

Sega provided ongoing air quality services including obtaining approval to replace continuous emission monitoring with a Low Mass Emitting (LME) alternative methodology for an acid rain applicable unit. Services included completion of LME certification and completion of the monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements for owner’s DAHS, and development of the fuel-and-unit-specific emission factor based on past CEMs data.

  • City of Winfield, Kansas, East 12th Street Power Plant, Winfield, Kansas

Sega provided ongoing air quality services including obtaining approval to replace continuous emission monitoring with a Low Mass Emitting (LME) alternative methodology for an acid rain applicable unit. Services included completion of LME certification and completion of the monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements for owner’s DAHS, and development of the fuel-and-unit-specific emission factor based on past CEMs data.

  • Independence Power & Light, Missouri City Station, Independence, Missouri

Sega developed a draft Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM) plan for an existing coal-fired facility and submitted the plan for review by MDNR.