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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6654-R1 - District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority

Friday, April 22, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6654-R1, District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water), Operation of one existing 750 kWe diesel-fired emergency generator set at the Fort Reno Pumping Station, 3903 Chesapeake Street 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 (#6654-R1) to the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) to operate one (1) existing 750 kWe emergency generator set with associated 1,193 hp diesel-fired engine.  The emergency generator is located at the Fort Reno Pumping Station, 3903 Chesapeake St. NW, Washington, DC.  The contact person for the applicant is Meena Gowda, Principal Counsel, phone: (202) 787-2628.

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 or a 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 postmarked after May 9, 2016 will be accepted.

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