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Draft Air Quality Permit 7193 - Roubin & Janeiro Inc.

Friday, March 23, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

Draft Air Quality Permit 7193, Roubin & Janeiro, Inc., Construction and operation of screener equipment at 4901 Shepherd Parkway SW

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 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 Permit No. 7193 to Roubin & Janeiro Inc. to construct and operate portable screener equipment at the Roubin & Janeiro Inc. hot mix asphalt plant facility located at 4901 Shepherd Parkway SW, Washington DC 20032. The contact person for the facility is Joe Roubin, Vice President, at (703) 491-9100.

The proposed overall emission limits for the equipment are as follows:

a.   Emissions from the engine shall not exceed those found in the following table, as measured according to the procedures set forth in 40 CFR 89, Subpart E for NMHC, NOx, and CO and 40 CFR 89.112(c) for PM. [40 CFR 60.4204(b), 40 CFR 60.4201(a), and 40 CFR 89.112(a)-(c)]

Pollutant Emission Limits (g/kW-hr)

NMHC+NOx

CO

PM

4.0

5.0

0.30

b.   Emissions of dust shall be minimized in accordance with the requirements of 20 DCMR 605 and the “Operational Limitations” of the permit.

c.   The emission of fugitive dust from any material handling, screening, crushing, grinding, conveying, mixing, or other industrial-type operation or process is prohibited. [20 DCMR 605.2]

d.   Emissions from the screener and associated engine powering the screener shall not exceed those achieved by proper operation of the equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.

e.   Visible emissions shall not be emitted into the outdoor atmosphere from stationary sources; provided, that the discharges not exceeding forty percent (40%) opacity (unaveraged) shall be permitted for two (2) minutes in any sixty (60) minute period and for an aggregate of twelve (12) minutes in any twenty-four hour (24 hr.) period during start-up, cleaning, soot blowing, adjustment of combustion controls, or malfunction of the equipment. [20 DCMR 606.1]

f.    In addition to Condition II(e), exhaust opacity from the engine, measured and calculated as set forth in 40 CFR 86, Subpart I, shall not exceed [40 CFR 89.113]:

1.   20 percent during the acceleration mode;

2.   15 percent during the lugging mode;

3.   40 percent during the peaks in either the acceleration or lugging modes. Note that this condition is streamlined with the requirements of 20 DCMR 606.1.

g.   An emission into the atmosphere of odorous or other air pollutants from any source in any quantity and of any characteristic, and duration which is, or is likely to be injurious to the public health or welfare, or which interferes with the reasonable enjoyment of life or property is prohibited. [20 DCMR 903.1]

Emissions from the unit are not expected to exceed the following:

Pollutant

Maximum Annual Emissions (tons/yr)

Particulate Matter (PM)

3.01

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

0.92

Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx)

0.73

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)

0.28

Oxides of Sulfur (SOx)

0.23

The permit application and supporting documentation, along with the draft permit 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 Stephen S. Ours at (202) 535-1747.

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:


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 comments or hearing requests submitted after April 23, 2018 will be accepted.

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