Public Notice for P4 Production LLC - Rock Springs Calcining Plant - Permit P0020587 (Legacy # 3-3-135)

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Public Notice for P4 Production LLC - Rock Springs Calcining Plant - Permit P0020587 (Legacy # 3-3-135)

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 December 19, 2017 that 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 Rock Springs Coal Calcining Plant in Sweetwater County, Wyoming:

P4 Production, L.L.C.

P.O. Box 1356

Rock Springs, Wyoming  82902

The Rock Springs Coal Calcining Plant is located in Section 14, Township 18 North, Range 105 West, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (approximately 2.5 miles southwest of Rock Springs, Wyoming).  The facility is involved in the production of coke in a rotary hearth calciner. The pollutants of primary concern from this facility are Particulate Matter (PM), Particulate Matter smaller than 10 microns (PM10), Nitrogen Oxides (NOX), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), 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.
The Division's Operating Permit contact is Lori Bocchino, Operating Permit Program Manager, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th 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 Lander Field Office located at 510 Meadowview Drive, Lander, Wyoming, (307) 332-6755.  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 permit 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 January 18, 2018.  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 January 18, 2018 will be considered in arriving at a final determination on the issuance of this permit and will be retained in the Cheyenne office.

You may access the electronic files by clicking on the links below.

Draft Permit
Statement of Basis
Web Notice