Project Consultant, Air Quality Scientist
Eric Farstad is a senior air quality scientist with 30 years professional experience in air pollution and meteorology. His experience includes dispersion modeling, emission inventory development, air quality permitting, regulatory analysis, air quality monitoring, and meteorology. Mr. Farstad has extensive experience in the application of air quality dispersion models to analyze potential and existing air quality impacts from air pollution sources and accidental releases. He has provided technical oversight to government agencies regarding air dispersion modeling, and air quality permitting, and has provided expert testimony in court regarding atmospheric transport of air pollutants.
- B.S. Meteorology, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO
Registrations & Certifications
- OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER and current 8-Hour Annual HAZWOPER Refresher
- Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), 24-hour Miner Training
- CALPUFF Model Training
- Accidental Release Modeling
Past & Present Professional Affiliations
- Air and Waste Management Association
- American Meteorological Society
- Fransioli, P.M., and E.R. Farstad. 2011. “Impacts of New Air Quality Regulations on Air Monitoring Programs at Large Fossil-Fueled Electric Generating Stations.” Presented at the Annual Electric Utilities Environmental Conference.” February 1, 2011. Phoenix, Arizona. In: Proceedings of the Electric Utilities Environmental Conference.
- Farstad, E.R., and R.J. Hammer. 2007. “Recent Developments in Air Permitting Visibility Analysis.” Presented at the meeting of the Colorado Hazardous Waste Management Society. July 10, 2007. Denver, Colorado.
- Farstad, E. R., Hacker, M. G., and Desmond, W. P. 2006. Application of AERMOD in a Combustion Source Risk Assessment. In: Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association Conference Guideline on Air Quality Models: Applications and FLAG Developments.