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Jack Kennedy

Senior Chemical Engineer

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Jack has more than four decades of experience in the refining, biofuels, mining, power, chemical, and manufacturing industries. He joined Barr in 1997 with 25 years of experience in the petroleum refining industry through his work for Flint Hills Resources and Texaco. In addition to an insider’s knowledge of petroleum refining, he brings an environmental engineering background that encompasses air-quality permitting and regulatory compliance issues including dispersion modeling, source testing, ambient-air monitoring, environmental auditing, and process engineering. Jack has particular expertise in air-pollution-control-equipment evaluations for best available control technology (BACT) and in emission-control-technology evaluations required by other state and federal regulations. He is also knowledgeable about prevention of significant deterioration (PSD), new source performance standards (NSPS), and maximum achievable control technology (MACT) regulations.


(952) 832-2913


BS, Chemical Engineering, Washington University

BA, Pre-Engineering, DePauw University


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277