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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6594-R1 - The George Washington University

Friday, March 18, 2016


Proposed Air Quality Permit 6594-R1, The George Washington University, Operation of an existing 200 kWe diesel-fired emergency generator set at the Law Learning Center, 2028 G Street NW

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 40 C.F.R. Part 51.161, D.C. Official Code §2-505, and 20 DCMR §210, the Air Quality Division (AQD) of the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), located at 1200 First Street NE, Washington, DC, intends to issue a permit (#6594-R1) to George Washington University (GWU) to operate one existing (1) 200 kWe Cummins emergency generator set with a Cummins diesel engine rated at 324 bhp (242 kWm) gross engine output.  The generator is to be located Law Learning Center, 2028 G Street NW, Washington DC. The contact person for the facility is Doug Spengel, Energy and Environmental Manager, Facilities Services, phone number: 202-994-6067.

The application to construct and operate the emergency generator and the draft permit are available for public inspection at AQD and copies may be made 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, a written request for a public hearing, or both, on the draft permit action within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice. The written comments or a written request for a public hearing 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 or outcome from a public hearing 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

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

[email protected]

No written comments or hearing requests postmarked after April 18, 2016 will be accepted.

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