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SynTerra VP on CAPCA board

Albright elected as director of air pollution control organization.

Press release (posted December 5, 2019):

Synterra - Ruth Albright

Ruth Albright, Vice President of Engineering at SynTerra, will officially become part of the CAPCA board in January. The organization has 600 members.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Ruth Albright, Vice President of Engineering at SynTerra Corp., has been elected to the Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association (CAPCA) Board of Directors for 2020.

Albright — a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in North Carolina, South Carolina, and several other states — will officially become part of the 10-member CAPCA Board in January.  She will help lead a 600-member organization that represents local, state, and national air pollution control agencies; a wide variety of regulated industries; environmental consulting and testing firms; equipment manufacturers; and related interest groups.

A longtime CAPCA member, Albright recently led a SynTerra contingent at the 2019 Fall Technical Workshop and Forum. She will help shape the agenda for the next major CAPCA event, the 2020 Spring Technical Workshop and Forum, set for April 15-17 at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

“CAPCA is an important regional organization dedicated to disseminating information and developing resources to improve air quality,” said Albright, who has led projects for major industrial firms throughout the Southeast and beyond over the past 30 years. “It is an honor to be elected to the Board and to serve the organization in this capacity. CAPCA celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019, and I hope to help lay the groundwork for another 50 successful years.”

Albright has gained a reputation for developing and implementing creative, cost-efficient solutions on projects for chemical manufacturing operations of all sizes. She has worked extensively with other manufacturing operations, including those related to pulp and paper, industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals, food, and automotive parts and assembly. Her vast experience includes air and wastewater permit compliance, air pollution control equipment operation and maintenance, and ambient air monitoring systems.

In addition to her North Carolina and South Carolina licenses, Albright is a Professional Engineer registered in Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Michigan, Arkansas, and Kentucky. She holds a degree in chemical engineering from Clemson University.

SynTerra is an employee‐owned science and engineering consulting firm headquartered in Greenville, S.C. SynTerra works with clients on industrial, mining, governmental, economic development, and commercial projects. SynTerra also has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Lexington, Ky., Pikeville, Ky., and Birmingham, Ala. Learn more at synterracorp.com.

Contact Ruth Albright at (864) 430-0579 or ralbright@synterracorp.com.

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