Environmental Research in the Mineral Products Industry

For the past 15 years, our staff have assisted the EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) and the Office of Solid Waste (OSW) in the development of air emissions regulations, emissions factors, economic impacts, and source characterization for several mineral products industries. Our experience spans

  • Brick and structural clay products
  • Refractory
  • Portland cement
  • Clay ceramics
  • Coal cleaning
  • Crushed stone processing
  • Glass fiber and glass
  • Hot mix asphalt preparation
  • Lime
  • Mineral wool
  • Lightweight aggregate
  • Friction products
  • Clay processing

We develop comprehensive economic profiles of industries or entities, creating a detailed industry profile based on model plants and pollution control costs, and we design and implement economic models of market-, facility-, company-, and community-level impacts.