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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6644-R1 - WUSA-TV

Friday, March 25, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6644-R1, WUSA-TV, Operation of one existing 1,000 kWe diesel-fired emergency generator set at 4100 Wisconsin Avenue NW

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 (#6644-R1) to WUSA-TV to operate an existing 1,000 kWe Caterpillar emergency generator set with an associated 1,456 hp Cat diesel-fired engine.  The unit is located at 4100 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC 20016. The contact person for the facility is Joel MacDonald, Broadcast Operations Manager, phone number: 202-895-5525.

The application to operate the emergency generator and the draft renewal 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 Stephen S. Ours at (202) 535-1747.

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.