FISCAL YEAR 2013
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 renewal #6279-R1 to the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History to operate one (1) existing 1,280 kW diesel-fired emergency generator set at10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560. The contact person for the facility is Paul Tintle, Acting Associate Director, SED at (202) 633-1560.
The renewal application to operate the generator set and the draft renewal permit are all 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
No written comments or hearing requests postmarked after April 1, 2013 will be accepted.
For more information, please contact Stephen S. Ours at (202) 535-1747.