On May 13 LADCO issued an RFP to review and update a database of particulate matter emissions control information used by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to support air emissions permit applications. The objective of this project is to review the available particulate matter emissions control device information with the intent of supporting updates…

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On December 18, 1989 the Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium was incorporated to provide technical assessments for and assistance to its member states on problems of air quality; and to provide a forum for its member states to discuss air quality issues. Over the past 30 years, LADCO expanded from four members (IL, IN, WI,…

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On July 25, 2019 the LADCO Data Scientist, Dr. Donna Kenski, hosted a webinar on atmospheric mercury with Great Lakes tribal air program representatives and EPA Region 5. Donna gave the webinar at the request of EPA Region 5 and some tribes in the region. There is a renewed interest in some of the tribal…

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LADCO is frequently contacted by product representatives in the solvents and surface coatings industries with inquiries about LADCO VOC limits or VOC rules. As LADCO is not a regulatory agency, the concept of a LADCO rule is a misnomer. These requests often originate from corporate websites (e.g., PPG Paints) that catalog federal/regional/state rules related to…

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The Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO) is hiring a summer intern to help develop conceptual models for ozone pollution within the Great Lakes region. This project will involve both examination of the scientific literature and new analysis of environmental datasets. Applications are due on May 26 @ 5:00 Central. Project Description Ground-level ozone is…

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