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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6232-R1 – Architect of the Capitol

Friday, October 31, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6232-R1 – Architect of the Capitol, One existing 223.8 kW diesel fired emergency fire pump at the U.S. Capitol Power Plant at 25 E Street SE

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 air quality permit No. 6232-R1 to the Architect of the Capitol to operate one 223.8 kW emergency fire pump with 300 HP diesel fired engine at the U.S. Capitol Power Plant, 25 E Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. The contact person for facility is Brian Klein at (202) 226-2313.  The applicant’s mailing address is U.S. Capitol Building, Room SB-15, Washington, DC 20515.

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

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

[email protected]

No written comments or hearing requests postmarked after December 1, 2014 will be accepted.

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