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Proposed Air Quality Permit 6348-R1 - Architect of the Capitol Library Buildings and Grounds - James Madison Memorial Building

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permit 6348-R1 – Architect of the Capitol, Library Buildings and Grounds, One existing 450 kW diesel fired emergency generator set at the James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE

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 air quality permit #6348-R1 to the Architect of the Capitol to operate one (1) existing 450 kW diesel-fired emergency generator set at James Madison Memorial Building, located at 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington DC 20540. The contact person for the facility is Gregory Simmons, P.E., Superintendent, Library Buildings and Grounds, at (202) 707-5157.

The permit application and supporting documentation, along with the draft 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 public 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

Stephen.Ours@dc.gov

No written comments postmarked after August 19, 2013 will be accepted.

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