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Proposed Air Quality Permits 6366-R1 and 6367-R1 – The George Washington University


Proposed Air Quality Permits 6366-R1 and 6367-R1 – The George Washington University, Two existing natural gas fired emergency generator sets (25 kW and 20 kW, respectively) at the Mount Vernon Campus, 2100 Foxhall Road NW

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 40 C.F.R. Part 51.161, and D.C. Official Code §2-505, the Air Quality Division (AQD) of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC, intends to issue Permits #6366-R1 and 6367-R1 to The George Washington University (GWU) to operate one Katolight emergency natural gas-fired generator and one Ford Power Products emergency natural gas-fired generator, located in Washington, DC. The contact person for the facility is James Schrote, Executive Director, Facilities Services, at (202) 994-0543.

Emergency Generators to be Permitted

Equipment Location


Equipment Size


Serial Number



Athletic Facility, Mount Vernon Campus

2100 Foxhall Road NW, Washington, DC 20007

25 kW 

(33 hp)

Natural gas 



Webb Building, Mount Vernon Campus

2100 Foxhall Road NW, Washington, DC 20007

20 kW

(27 hp)

Natural gas



The application to construct and operate the emergency generators and the draft permit renewal and supporting documents 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

District Department of the Environment
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

[email protected]

No written comments postmarked after March 31, 2014 will be accepted.

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