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Proposed Air Quality Permits 6761-6780 – New Cingular Wireless PCS

PUBLIC NOTICE

Proposed Air Quality Permits 6761-6780 – New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, dba AT&T Mobility, Twenty new identical 50 kW diesel fired emergency generator sets at various locations in Washington DC

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 Permits #6761 - 6780 to New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, dba AT&T Mobility, to construct and operate twenty identical diesel fired emergency generator sets, located in Washington, DC. The contact person for the applicant is Barbara Walden, Manager, Environment, Health and Safety, at (925) 327-2532.

Emergency Generators to be Permitted

Equipment Location 

Address

Generator Standby Rating (Engine Size)

Model Numbers (Engine/ Generator)

Permit No.

700 Constitution Ave. SE, Washington, DC

700 Constitution Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20004

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6761

1730 17th St. NW, Washington, DC

1730 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6762

2001 1st Street SW, Washington, DC

20011st Street SW, Washington, DC 20593

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6763

2440 Virginia Ave. NW, Washington, DC

2440 Virginia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20037

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6764

1420 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, DC

1420 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20009

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6765

5505 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

5505 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6766

1130 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC

1130 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6767

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6768

901 F Street NW, Washington, DC

901 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6769

1310 Wisconsin Ave. Washington, DC

1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6770

2700 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC

2700 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6771

1601 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC

1601 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6772

1625 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

1625 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6773

930 M Street NW, Washington, DC

930 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6774

611 Edgewood Terrace NE, Washington, DC

611 Edgewood Terrace NE, Washington, DC 20017

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6775

2540 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

2540 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6776

4000 Brandywine St. NW, Washington, DC

4000 Brandywine St. NW, Washington, DC 20016

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6777

1900 Massachusetts Ave. SE, Washington, DC

1900 Massachusetts Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6778

51 N Street NE, Washington, DC

51 N Street NE Washington, DC 20002

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6779

2480 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

2480 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

50 kW

(93 bhp/69.4 kW)

Iveco/FTP SD050/

6780

The proposed emission limits are as follows:

  1. Emissions shall not exceed those found in the following table, as measured according to the procedures set forth in 40 CFR 89, Subpart E. [40 CFR 60.4205(b)  40 CFR 60.4202(a)(2) and 40 CFR 89.112(a)]

Emission Standards

Pollutant

g/kW-hr

NMHC+NOx

4.7

CO

5.0

PM

0.4

b.   Visible emissions shall not be emitted into the outdoor atmosphere from each generator, except that discharges not exceeding forty percent (40%) opacity (unaveraged) shall be permitted for two (2) minutes in any sixty (60) minute period and for an aggregate of twelve (12) minutes in any twenty-four hour (24 hr.) period during start-up, cleaning, adjustment of combustion controls, or malfunction of the equipment [20 DCMR 606.1]

c.   An emission into the atmosphere of odorous or other air pollutants from any source in any quantity and of any characteristic, and duration which is, or is likely to be injurious to the public health or welfare, or which interferes with the reasonable enjoyment of life or property is prohibited. [20 DCMR 903.1]

The estimated maximum emissions from each emergency generator are as follows:

Pollutant

Maximum Annual Emissions (tons/yr)

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

0.14

Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx)

0.13

Total Particulate Matter , PM (Total)

0.01

Sulfur Dioxide (SOx)

0.19

The applications to construct and operate the emergency generators and the draft set of permits and supporting documents are 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

Stephen.Ours@dc.gov

No written comments or hearing requests postmarked after January 6, 2014 will be accepted.

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