Kelly Bonds, P.E.

  • B.A. obtained in 1989 (Chemistry), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • M.S. obtained in 1992 (Civil Engineering/Environmental), University of Virginia
  • P.E. obtained in July 1997
  • Specializes in air permitting and compliance having developed numerous successful permit applications including PSD, Title V, synthetic minor and minor NSR permit applications and applications in non-attainment areas
  • Former Virginia DEQ Air Dispersion Modeler
  • Published an article in Manufacturing Magazine (Virginias Edition) concerning Risk Management Plans under 112(r) of the Clean Air Act
  • Co-authored an article published in Ceramic Industry entitled “Environmental Compliance in a Down Economy”
  • Current member of the Virginia Manufacturers Association Air Regulation Subcommittee
  • Current member of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

Mr. Bonds has over 25 years of experience in environmental engineering, including NSR, PSD, major nonattainment and Title V air permitting in the eastern U.S., development of compliance strategies for NESHAPs and NSPS, and development of Risk Management Plans, including off-site consequence analyses, control technology analyses and air dispersion modeling. He was formerly with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality air modeling section as a colleague of the current chief modeler for the Commonwealth.

Mr. Bonds extensive experience includes development of many NSR permit applications for a variety of facilities, including power production, manufacturing facilities, major universities, landfills, and combined heat and power facilities combusting such fuels as coal, natural gas, oil, biomass, tire-derived fuels and recycled oil. He has successfully negotiated modeling protocols and results with regulatory agencies in cases involving complex terrain and meteorological data issues. His extensive air permitting experience includes the identification of federal, state and local applicable requirements and development of BACT and LAER analyses for many varying sources in multiple states.