Notice of Public Comment - Draft Permit/SIP Plan Revision
Date Posted: 8/26/2008
Expiration Date: 9/30/2008
Submitted to Registrar for publication:
No comment forum defined for this notice.
Purpose of notice: The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed permit to limit air pollution emitted by a facility in Richmond, Virginia. If adopted, the Commonwealth intends to submit the permit or portion thereof as a revision to its State Implementation Plan (SIP) in accordance with the requirements of §110(a) of the federal Clean Air Act. The SIP is the plan developed by the Commonwealth in order to fulfill its responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act to attain and maintain the ambient air quality standards promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Act.
Public comment period:September 1 to 30, 2008.
State public hearing procedure: Interested persons may request a public hearing.The request must be made in writing to the contact listed below, and be received by DEQ by on the last day of the comment period. In order to be considered, the request must include the full name, address and telephone number of the person requesting the hearing and of all people represented by the requester. The request must also include: (i) the reason why a public hearing is requested; (ii) a brief statement setting forth the factual nature and extent of interest in the proposed permit, including how the operation of the facility affects the requester; and (iii) specific references to applicable terms and conditions of concern as well as suggested revisions. A public hearing may be held as required by §10.1-1322.01 of state law if at least 25 requests are received in accordance with these procedures. Notice of the date, time, and location of any requested public hearing will be announced in a separate notice, and another 30-day comment period will be conducted.
Federal public hearing procedure: Interested persons may request a public hearing.The request must be made in writing to the contact listed below, and be received by DEQ by on the last day of the comment period. In order to be considered, the request must include the full name, address and telephone number of the person requesting the hearing and of all people represented by the requester. A public hearing will be held as required by 40 CFR 51.102(a) if a request is received in accordance with these procedures. Notice of the date, time, and location of any requested public hearing will be announced in a separate notice, and another 30-day comment period will be conducted.
Permit name:State operating permit issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State Air Pollution Control Board.
Name, address and registration number:Reynolds Consumer Products Company (Richmond Foil Plant South), PO Box 24688, 7th and Bainbridge Streets, Richmond, VA23224, Registration No. 50534.
Description of proposal: The proposed revision consists of the control of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to the atmosphere from the Reynolds Consumer Products Company located in Richmond, VA.
The proposed revision consists of a determination of reasonably available control technology (RACT) for the control of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) to the atmosphere from the Reynolds Consumer Products Company. The RACT determination is being made pursuant to 9VAC5-40-7370 of state regulations. A state operating permit is being issued as an administrative mechanism to enforce the RACT determination. The permit is being issued pursuant to Article 5 (9VAC5-80-800 et seq.) of 9VAC5-80 (Permit for Stationary Sources) of state regulations and is federally enforceable upon issuance. RACT for emissions of VOC has been determined to be use of a rolling fluid that is either (i) a normal paraffin lubricant containing a minimum of 88 percent saturated aliphatic compounds of a carbon number C12 or higher; or (ii) any other material, as approved by DEQ, that can be demonstrated to emit no more VOC than a normal paraffin; and (iii) limiting flood temperature.
Federal information: This notice is also being given to satisfy the public participation requirements of federal regulations (40 CFR 51.102). Except as noted below, the proposal will be submitted as a revision to the Commonwealth of Virginia SIP under §110(a) of the federal Clean Air Act in accordance with 40 CFR 51.104. It is planned to submit all provisions of the proposal as a revision to the Commonwealth of Virginia SIP.
How to comment: DEQ accepts written comments by email, facsimile transmission and postal mail. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED, WRITTEN COMMENTS MUST INCLUDE THE FULL NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF THE PERSON COMMENTING AND BE RECEIVED BY DEQ BY ON THE LAST DAY OF THE COMMENT PERIOD. All testimony, exhibits and documents received are part of the public record.Please note this proposed permit is being concurrently reviewed by the U.S. EPA.
To review proposal: The proposal and any supporting documents are available on the DEQ Air Public Notices for Plans web site (http://www.deq.virginia.gov/air/permitting/planotes.html). The documents may also be obtained by contacting the DEQ representative named below. The public may review the documents between and of each business day until the close of the public comment period at the following locations: (1) DEQ Main Street Office, 8th Floor, 629 E. Main St, Richmond, VA, 804-698-4070 and (2) DEQ Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A, Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA, 804-527-5020.
Contact for public comments, document requests and additional information: See below. Alison Sinclair, Environmental Engineer, Department of Environmental Quality, 4949-A, Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia(phone 804-527-5155, fax 804-527-5106, email email@example.com).