Zephyr Environmental has over two decades of experience assisting cement, concrete and aggregate plants with all aspects of environmental and safety compliance.  Zephyr has provided permitting services, regulatory compliance determinations, federal and state reporting assistance, and auditing support to facilities all over Texas and in other states.  Zephyr is an active associate member of the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and has worked with several PCA members in differing capacities.

Services include:

  • Air permitting support (NSR, Title V) for new cement kilns and modifications to existing cement kilns
  • Air permitting for alternate fuels at cement kilns
  • Permit-By-Rule registrations for concrete batch plants
  • Air permitting for modifications at aggregate plants
  • PC MACT compliance support, reporting, and recordkeeping assistance
  • Maintenance, startup and shutdown emissions inventories and permitting support
  • Compliance assurance monitoring applicability, analysis, and plan development support
  • Section 114 request and response assistance
  • Operation and Maintenance Plan development
  • Air dispersion modeling
  • Greenhouse gas reporting and recordkeeping
  • Compliance with coal/fly ash regulations
  • Waste management and regulatory compliance assistance (RCRA, BIF)
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan preparation and certification
  • Federal NPDES and state storm water pollution prevention plans and permitting assistance
  • Safety program development and training
  • Multimedia EHS audits
  • EHS data management system development and implementation support
  • Agency negotiations and community meeting support
  • Expert testimony support
  • Edwards Aquifer permitting
  • Geologic assessments
  • Biological Assessments
  • Threatened & Endangered Species Habitat Assessments
  • S. Fish and Wildlife and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers consultation
  • Habitat mitigation
  • Wetland Delineations
  • Wetland and stream Mitigation
  • Floodplain Permitting
  • Karst Surveys
  • GIS Graphics Services
  • Stockpile Evaluation
  • Lithologic Investigations
Cement Concrete and Aggregates Service Summary