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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6549-R1 – AT&T Communications

Friday, January 23, 2015


Proposed Air Quality Permit 6549-R1 – AT&T Communications of Washington, DC, LLC, One existing 1,750 kW diesel fired emergency generator set at 725 13th 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 #6549-R1 to AT&T Communications of Washington, DC, LLC, to operate one (1) existing diesel-fired emergency generator set located in Washington, DC. The contact person for the facility is Barbara Walden at, Manager, Environment, Health and Safety, at (925) 277-6704.

Emergency Generator to be Permitted:

Equipment Location 


Generator Size

Engine Size  

Permit No.

AT&T Facility

725 13th Street NW,

Washington, DC 20005

1,750 kW

2,561 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 February 23, 2015 will be accepted.

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