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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6414-R1 – Cellco Partnership


Proposed Air Quality Permit 6414-R1 – Cellco Partnership (DBA Verizon Wireless), One existing 50 kW natural gas fired emergency generator set at 3900 16th Street 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 Permit #6414-R1 to the Cello Partnership (DBA Verizon Wireless) to operate one emergency natural gas generator located in Washington, DC. The contact person for the facility is Matthew Melito, Director of Operations, at (800) 488-7900.

Emergency Generator to be Permitted

Equipment Location 


Generator Size

Engine Size  

Permit No.

Verizon Wireless

3900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

3900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

50 kW

88.3 bhp


The application to operate the emergency generator and the draft renewal permit 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 or hearing requests postmarked after September 15, 2014 will be accepted.

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