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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6621-R1, Architect of the Capitol

Friday, March 25, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6621-R1, Architect of the Capitol, Operation of one existing 200 kWe natural gas-fired emergency generator set at the Daniel Webster Page Dormitory, 300 4th Street NE

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, Washington, DC, intends to issue a permit (#6621-R1) to the Architect of the Capitol to operate one (1) existing 200 kWe emergency generator set with associated 302 hp Doosan natural gas-fired engine.  The emergency generator is located at the Senate Office Buildings, Daniel Webster Page Dormitory, 300 4th Street NE, Washington, DC.  The contact person for the applicant is James Styers, Environmental Coordinator at (202) 226-6636.

The application to operate the emergency generator and the draft permit are available for public inspection at AQD and copies may be made 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 John C. Nwoke at (202) 724-7778.

Interested persons may submit written comments, a written request for a public hearing, or both, on the draft permit action within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice. The written comments or a written request for a public hearing 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 or outcome from a public hearing will be considered in issuing the final permit.

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

Stephen S. Ours      
Chief, 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 April 25, 2016 will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Stephen S. Ours at (202) 535-1747.