These are documents for the Air Permitting Training, March 22, 2022
When is a construction permit needed?
What does a good permit application look like?
Application Permit Review Process
o Kendall Hale is a graduate of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri with a degree in Chemistry and Mathematics and the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He has been a licensed Profession Engineer in the State of Missouri since 2004. He has been with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program for 23 years, the majority of the time has been spent in the Permit Section. He served as the New Source Review Unit Chief from 2004 until 2011. Since 2011 he has served as the Air Pollution Control Program’s Permit Section Chief since 2011.
o Susan Heckenkamp – Graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia in May of 1995 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She worked at Monsanto Enviro-Chem for 7 years as a Process Engineer. For the last 17 years, Susan has worked at DNR’s Air Pollution Control Program in the Permits section with the last 10 years serving as the Unit Chief of the NSR unit (construction permits).
o Chad Stephenson – Construction Permit Writer for the Air Pollution Control Program. Graduated from the University of Missouri in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Engineering. Chad is tasked with reviewing potential construction projects at both existing facilities and brand new facilities. He enjoys working with the construction industry which includes rock crushing, sand and gravel operations, concrete and asphalt plants. In his free time, Chad likes to hike and travel.
o Chia-Wei Young – B.S. ChE from Washington University in St. Louis and a M.S. ChE from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Has been working for the construction permitting section for over 17 years.
o Alana Hess – Graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering. Began working for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program in June 2009 in the Operating Permits Unit. Around 2013 she began cross-training with the Construction Permits Unit. Became a licensed Professional Engineer with the State of Missouri in December 2013. Completed the Department of Natural Resources’ Leadership Ladder Program in 2014. I’ve issued hundreds of permits. I’m a numbers girl at heart, so I love performing and reviewing emissions calculations. I like feeling like I’m doing my part to help protect Missouri’s environment. My husband, Zack, and I have three children, Zane (5), Zip (3), and Zayla (9 months). We live in Wardsville, Missouri. We like to go hiking at the Runge Center and swimming at the ARC.