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Draft Air Quality Permits 7234 through 7238, United States Government Publishing Office

Friday, January 25, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE

Draft Air Quality Permits 7234 through 7238, United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), Construction and operation of one (1) Canon Colorstream 4-Color Inkjet Printer and four (4) Canon Colorstream 1-Color Inkjet Printers at 732 North Capitol Street NW

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 20 DCMR §210, the Air Quality Division (AQD) of the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC, intends to issue air quality permits (Nos. 7234 through 7238) to the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) to construct and operate one (1) Canon Colorstream 4-Color Inkjet Printer and four (4) Canon Colorstream 1-Color Inkjet Printers, on the fourth floor of Building C of the GPO complex at 732 North Capitol Street NW, Washington DC 20401. The contact person for the applicant is James Hodges, CHMM, Environmental Program Manager, at (202) 512-1626.

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

a.   No person shall discharge into the atmosphere more than fifteen (15) pounds of VOC emissions in any one (1) day, nor more than three pounds (3 lb.) in any one (1) hour, from any combination of articles, machines, units, equipment, or other contrivances at a facility, unless the uncontrolled VOC emissions are reduced by at least ninety percent (90%) overall capture and control efficiency. [20 DCMR 700.2]

b.   No visible emissions shall be emitted from this equipment. [20 DCMR 201 and 20 DCMR 606.1]

c.   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]

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

Pollutant

Estimated Maximum Annual Emissions (tons/yr)

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)

3.6

Total Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP)

3.2

 

The permit applications and supporting documentation, along with the draft permits 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 draft permit and any request for a public hearing should be addressed to:
 

Stephen S. Ours   
Chief, Permitting Branch - Air Quality Division

Department of Energy and Environment
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

[email protected]

 

No comments or hearing requests submitted after February 25, 2019 will be accepted.


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