Chad Darby

Chad Darby

Principal Air Quality Consultant

Chad Darby has 25 years of professional experience in the air quality science and engineering field, with project management in 35 states and 3 Canadian provinces. This includes construction and operation permitting; field source testing with the US Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and state…

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Who is Chad Darby?

Chad Darby has 25 years of professional experience in the air quality science and engineering field, with project management in 35 states and 3 Canadian provinces. This includes construction and operation permitting; field source testing with the US Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and state methodologies; ambient sampling and meteorological station design and installation; pollution control evaluation (Best Available Control Technology/Reasonably Available Control Technology/Lowest Achievable Emission Rate); historical compliance investigations (New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration); multi-media compliance auditing; risk management planning; compliance assurance monitoring planning; Maximum Available Control Technology  applicability; strategy development; and compliance demonstration. Chad has also been responsible for reviewing energy facility site certificate applications for the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council and the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council.

Education

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Environmental Emphasis), University of Minnesota

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