ETA’s mission is to support the certification, observation, documentation, data reduction, and reporting in accordance with the principles of Method 9 or other visible emissions measurement methods.

We can provide assistance in the determination of regulatory agency or industrial compliance with the visible emissions measurement method used.

ETA’s litigation support services include:

  • Evaluation of Notice of Violation (NOV) to determine procedural compliance.

  • Evaluation of certification records, procedures, and equipment.

  • Preparation of questions for deposition of witnesses.

  • Evaluation of evidence.

  • Special studies and collection of evidence.

  • Negotiation assistance.

  • Preparation of affidavits.

  • Preparation of displays, slides, video, and demonstrations.

  • Expert testimony regarding methods for visible emissions determination, application of the methods, and compliance of observers making observations.