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Solid Waste Industry Services

Yorke Engineering has completed over 100 projects at more than 35 solid waste processing facilities, and our combined staff experience includes over 7,500 air quality, water, waste, and safety projects in various industries throughout the State of California. As one of the premier environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) consulting companies in the solid waste industry, Yorke Engineering’s staff helps EH&S managers both locally and at a corporate level with the wide variety of environmental permitting and compliance requirements specific to each facility. We leverage our technical skills, regulatory knowledge, and experience working with regulatory agencies to help our clients comply with the requirements of California’s local air districts, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), local Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs), the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), Regional Water Quality Control Boards, and many other environmental regulators. Services we have provided to clients in the solid waste management industry are listed below.

> Air Quality Permitting

  • Permitting support for waste-to-biogas projects;
  • Conveying line permit modifications;
  • Air permit conditions and regulatory review;
  • Indoor composting facility permitting;
  • Landfill and composting project air permitting;
  • Permitting for digesters and engines;
  • Green waste, wood grinder, and other waste processing equipment permits;
  • Permanent Total Enclosure permits under SCAQMD Rule 415;
  • Permits for renewable power projects;
  • Permits for compost drying systems with baghouses;
  • Emergency generator permits and variances;
  • Permit review, alternative emission factor calculations, and air district discussions;
  • Pyrolysis process permit applications with Health Risk Assessments (HRAs); and
  • Best Available Control Technology (BACT) analysis.

Nuisance Odors

  • Odor control system plans and permitting;
  • Fenceline odor monitoring and dispersion modeling;
  • Enclosure feasibility studies; and
  • SCAQMD Rule 410 (Odors from Transfer Stations and Material Recovery Facilities) compliance support.

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Analyses

Storm Water

Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste

Other Services

Main Office:

31726 Rancho Viejo Rd. Suite 218
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675