Public Hearing: Agilent Technologies, Inc. Application for a 7 DE Admin, Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit

Division of Air Quality
Start Date: February 9, 2020
End Date: March 12, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Air Quality (DNREC-DAQ) will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2020-P-A-0006) on Agilent Technologies, Inc. – Newport Site permit application for a 7 DE Admin, Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit (State Permit Number: APC-2020/0060). 


A public hearing will be held on the below application on Thursday, March 12, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Pat Ellis Conference Room and the B Conference Room at the DNREC – Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Office (entrance at rear of the building), located at 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720.  For additional information on this public hearing, visit

Request for new 7 DE Admin, Code. 1102 Natural Minor Permit

Notice is hereby given that Agilent Technologies Inc. Newport Site has applied to DNREC-DAQ for a 7 DE Admin Code No. 1102 Natural Minor permit (State Permit Number: APC-2020/0060), for one Crest Ultrasonic Corporation, Model Solvac S1-1010, ultrasonic vapor degreaser at their 538 First State Blvd, Newport, Delaware location. The new equipment will remove dust, dirt, and oils from parts through immersing them in a vapor solvent. The Company’s production will not increase due to the installation of the degreaser. The degreaser comes equipped with both a working mode and downtime mode cover to reduce emissions. Should this permit be issued, the degreaser will have the potential to emit Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) by Permit: APC-2020/0060-Operation.

The public hearing is a formal platform to offer public comment that goes on the record regarding the permit application request. All comments received will be taken into consideration prior to any final action taken by the Secretary on the permit.

For additional information on the above matters, and to review this application, visit or contact Angela D. Marconi, Division of Air Quality, Engineering & Compliance Section, 715 Grantham Lane, New Castle, DE 19720, by phone at (302) 323-4542, or by email at

Persons wishing to comment on the above application may do so either orally or in written form at the public hearing on March 12, 2020. In lieu of attending the public hearing, written comment may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via the online comment form at, via email to, or via USPS to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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