Notice has been given that:
The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, requests a construction/operating permit for a 1000 kW diesel-fired emergency generator at their 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, Delaware Facility. The emergency generator will be used to provide on-site electrical power supply during an emergency while the Facility replaces the existing 600 kW unit with a new unit of similar capacity. The emergency generator will be permitted to emit 3.84 tons of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), 0.49 ton of Carbon Monoxide (CO), 0.01 ton of Non-Methane Hydrocarbons (NMHC), 0.005 ton of Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), and 0.14 ton of Particulate Matter (PM) by Permit # APC-2020/0062 – CONSTRUCTION/OPERATION.
The application for this permit may be reviewed at the offices of the Division of Air Quality, State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, Delaware or 715 Grantham Lane, New Castle, Delaware. For additional information or for an appointment to review the application, please contact Tracy Mattson at (302) 739‑9402.
A public hearing on any of the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC receives a request for a hearing regarding that application within 15 days from the date of this notice, ending March 23, 2020. A request for a hearing shall be in writing. The request must also show a familiarity with the application and a reasoned statement of the permit’s probable impact.
All comments and public hearing requests should be mailed to the following address:
Division of Air Quality
State Street Commons, Suite 6A
100 W. Water Street, Dover 19904