Public Comment for Colorado Interstate Gas Company - Rawlins NGL Plant and Compressor Station P0022306 - Legacy #: 3-3-072-1

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Public Comment for Colorado Interstate Gas Company - Rawlins NGL Plant and Compressor Station P0022306 - Legacy #: 3-3-072-1

PUBLIC NOTICE
State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality/Division of Air Quality
Draft Operating Permit

Chapter 6, Section 3 (d)(ix) of the Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations provides, prior to final determination on an application for a Chapter 6, Section 3 operating permit, opportunity be given for public comment and public hearing on the information submitted by the owner or operator and on the draft permit.  The regulation further requires such information be made available to the public and the public be allowed a period of thirty (30) days to submit comments.  A public hearing will be conducted only if, in the opinion of the Administrator, sufficient interest is generated or if an aggrieved party requests a hearing within the 30 day public comment period.

Notice is hereby given on October 3, 2017 the State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to issue a renewed Chapter 6, Section 3 operating permit to the following applicant for the Rawlins NGL Plant and Compressor Station in Carbon County, Wyoming:

Colorado Interstate Gas Company, LLC
P.O. Box 1087
Colorado Springs, CO  80944

The Rawlins NGL Plant and Compressor Station is located in Section 25, Township 21 North, Range 86 West, Carbon County, Wyoming (approximately 3 miles southeast of Sinclair, Wyoming).  The facility is involved in the extraction of natural gas liquids from gas received by pipeline, and recompression of the residue gas for further transportation by pipeline.  The pollutants of primary concern from this facility are Nitrogen Oxides (NOX), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs), and Greenhouse Gas equivalents (CO2e).

Chapter 6, Section 3 does not impose new substantive requirements on an air pollution source but does require sources subject to the Operating Permit Program obtain a renewable operating permit that clarifies in a single document which air quality requirements apply to the source and provides methods for assessing the source's compliance with those requirements.

This permit is being reopened to incorporate requirements from 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOOa for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Facilities and 40 CFR 63 Subpart GGGGG for Site Remediation, as well as make minor changes to update permit wording consistent with operating permits currently being issued by the Division.  Only the modified portions of the permit are open for public comment.

The Division's Operating Permit contact is Lori Bocchino, Operating Permit Program Manager, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 122 West 25th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 at (307) 777-3784.  Interested parties may examine the draft permit, the application, all relevant supporting materials and all other materials related to the permit decision at the Division's Cheyenne office or the Division's Casper Field Office located at 152 North Durbin Street, Suite 100, Casper, Wyoming (307) 473-3455.  Arrangements can be made with the Division to copy relevant materials, if necessary (a fee will be assessed for reproductions).  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.  Additionally, a complete copy of the draft operating permit and the associated statement of basis for the facility can be found on the Division’s website at: http://deq.wyoming.gov/aqd/title-v-operating-permit-program/resources/public-comment/

Public comments or a request for a hearing must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. local time (Mountain) on November 2, 2017.  Requests for a hearing shall be in writing and shall include the name and contact information of the person requesting the hearing, a brief statement identifying the purpose of the request, and a brief statement of the issues to be discussed.  Written public comments or requests for a hearing should be directed to the Administrator, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002.  The FAX number for the Division is (307)635-1784.    Comments or requests submitted by email will not be included in the administrative record.  All written comments received by 5:00 p.m. local time (Mountain) on November 2, 2017 will be considered in arriving at a final determination on the issuance of this permit and will be retained in the Cheyenne office.

To access the electronic files, click on the following links:

Draft Permit
Statement of Basis
Web Notice