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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6862 – Super Concrete Corporation

Friday, November 7, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6862 – Super Concrete Corporation (Aggregate Industries), One existing 1,000 kW diesel fired emergency generator set at 5001 Fort Totten Drive NE

 

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 an air quality permit (#6862) to  Super Concrete Corporation (the Permittee) to operate one (1) 1,000 kW emergency generator set with a 1,582 HP diesel fired engine and a Miratech Diesel Oxidation Catalyst at the Aggregate Industries site located at 5001 Fort Totten Drive NE, Washington, DC 20011.  The contact person for the facility is Lisa Hunt, Permitting Advisor, at (301) 982-1400.

Emissions:

Maximum annual potential emissions from the unit are expected to be as follows:

 

Maximum Annual Emissions

Pollutant

(tons/yr)

Total Particulate Matter (PM Total)

0.277

Sulfur Oxides (SOx)

0.005

Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)

5.142

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)

0.279

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

0.462

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

a.   Visible emissions shall not be emitted into the outdoor atmosphere from each generator, except that 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, adjustment of combustion controls, or malfunction of the equipment [20 DCMR 606.1].

b.   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]

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 public 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 8, 2014 will be accepted.

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