Ginger Ellis
South Carolina Director

  • B.S. in 1976 (Biology, Chemistry), Presbyterian College, Clinton,
  • Completed Master’s thesis 1980 (Mathematical Modeling of Nutrient Pathways in a Deciduous Forest Ecosystem) Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • Specializes in air permitting and compliance having developed numerous successful permit applications including PSD, Title V, synthetic minor and minor NSR permit applications and Plant-Wide Applicability Applications (PALs) in SC and Alabama. Worked with an industrial client, EPA and the respective trade organization on the response to the ICR for Residual Toxic Risk.
  • NPDES and POTW Permitting
  • Over 10 years’ experience managing Environmental and Safety programs for large manufacturing companies
  • 29 years of regulatory consulting experience  with permitting experience in over 25 states
  • Expertise in developing SPCC and SWPP Plans

Ms. Ellis has 40 years’ experience in the environmental field. She worked as an environmental and safety manager for large manufacturing for over ten years. She began consulting with industrial clients in 1992. Her experience is broad-based having worked with clients in specialty chemical manufacturing, automotive parts manufacturing, tire and rubber manufacturing, fiber-glass composite, boat manufacturing, and other industrial clients.

Her extensive permitting experience includes the assessment of federal state and local applicable requirements, compliance strategies, and the development of flexible permits. She has completed BACT and analyses for many PSD permit applications. Additionally, she has completed PAL applications in both South Carolina and Alabama as well as synthetic minor Title V operating permit applications to provide clients with added flexibility in permitting. And recently worked as a member of the client and their respective trade organization team to prepare and submit the required MACT Residual Toxic Risk Analysis information and to provide comment son the proposed rule. She has assisted several clients in re-positioning major source MACT facilities to area sources via the EPA guidance and recently promulgated rule revision.

She has worked with industrial clients to assess their regulatory compliance programs, determined areas where the facility may have been given excessive regulatory requirements and worked with the regulatory agencies to remove them. Has assisted smaller minor source clients with regulatory reviews that resulted in registrations or permit exemptions.