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Proposed Air Quality Permits 6527-R1 through 6529-R1 - Architect of the Capitol

Friday, December 18, 2015


Proposed Air Quality Permits 6527-R1 through 6529-R1, Architect of the Capitol, Three existing 9.375 MMBtu/hr dual fuel fired boilers at the U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility, 4700 Shepherd Parkway SW

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 40 C.F.R. Part 51.161, D.C. Official Code §2-505, and 20 DCMR §210, the Air Quality Division (AQD) of the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC, intends to issue air quality permit Nos. 6527-R1 through 6529-R1 to the Architect of the Capitol to operate three 9.375 MMBtu per hour dual fuel fired boilers at the United States Botanic Garden  Production Facility, located at 4700 Shepherd Parkway SW, Washington, DC, 20032. The contact person for the facility is Ari Novy, Executive Director at (202) 225-6670. 

The permit applications and supporting documentation, along with the draft permits are available for public inspection at AQD and copies may be made available between the hours of 8:15 A.M. and 4:45 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Interested parties wishing to view these documents should provide their names, addresses, telephone numbers and affiliation, if any, to Olivia Achuko at (202) 535-2997.

Interested persons may submit written comments or may request a hearing on this subject within 30 days of publication of this notice.  The written comments must also include the person’s name, telephone number, affiliation, if any, mailing address and a statement outlining the air quality issues in dispute and any facts underscoring those air quality issues.  All relevant comments will be considered in issuing the final permit.

Comments on the proposed permit and any request for a public hearing should be addressed to:

Olivia Achuko
Environmental Engineer, Permitting Branch - Air Quality Division

Department of Energy and Environment
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

[email protected]

No written comments or hearing requests postmarked after January 18, 2016 will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Olivia Achuko at (202) 535-2997.