Tom Wood focuses his practice predominantly on air permitting matters, although he also has extensive experience with EPCRA reporting, waste regulation, and stormwater and wastewater management. Tom has handled all types of enforcement (civil, criminal, and citizen suit) and worked on multiple high stakes nuisance matters. While he works predominantly in Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Montana, he has assisted clients on issues across the United States. Tom has worked in all 10 EPA regions on a broad variety of permitting and enforcement matters.
Under state and federal Clean Air Act matters, Tom has helped clients find solutions to Title V permitting and compliance, new source review (including Prevention of Significant Deterioration or PSD, nonattainment and maintenance area), National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP or MACT standards), New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Acid Rain, Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) assessments, Regional Haze, greenhouse gas regulation, nuisance odor, nuisance dust, emission offsets, and many other esoteric aspects of air regulation. Tom has assisted companies on dozens of Section 114 information requests and similar state administrative subpoenas. This includes work on California Air Resource Board (CARB) consumer products standards as well as state and local equivalent standards such as those developed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.