Richard Trzupek is a partner and Air Quality Manager at Huff & Huff, Inc. Mr. Trzupek has been involved in the air quality field since 1982. He has worked with a wide variety of industries, including the petro-chemical, utility, steel, graphic arts, metal finishing, synthetic organic chemical, consumer products, automobile and food processing industries. He has served as an expert witness for a variety of testing and permitting issues, as well as providing other types of litigation support. His consulting experience not only includes air pollution, but involves analyzing the business, community and environmental concerns inherent to industrial projects. Mr. Trzupek is frequently called into projects during the conceptual stage to provide strategic advice and to facilitate communication between stakeholders. He has testified before the Illinois Pollution Control Board and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. He has participated in the development of environmental rules, including: Illinois' VOM trading program, Illinois' Nox SIP rules, USEPA's air toxics program and the South Coast Air Quality Management District's VOM emissions progam. He has also testified as an expert witness in environmental litigation and is a guest lecturer for Loyola Law School's Environmental Law program for the past four years. Mr. Trzupek developed techniques used to measure emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants from steel mill coke ovens. He was also the project manager for a research program used to develop new measurement techniques for the determination of Volatile Organic Compounds: USEPA's Method 204 series. He has been a frequent speaker for organizations such as USEPA's Emission Measurement Technical Information Center, the Air & Waste Management Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Midwest Cogeneration Association and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. He is also the past Director of Air Quality for the Lake Michigan States Section of the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA). He has been a frequent contributor to a number of publications and also writes a weekly newspaper column for Examiner Publications in the Chicago suburbs.