Details for Air Quality Amended Construction

(Published in The Hays Daily News April 27, 2017)

Notice Concerning Proposed Kansas

Air Quality Amended Construction and Class II Operating Permits

Notice is hereby given that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is soliciting comments regarding two proposed air quality permits. Midwest Energy Incorporated – Goodman Energy Center has requested an amendment to a construction permit in accordance with the provisions of K.A.R. 28-19-300 and a Class II operating permit in accordance with the provisions of K.A.R. 28-19-540. Emissions of nitrogen (NOX), carbon monoxide (CO), sulfur dioxide (SO2), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulate matter (PM), PM less than or equal to 10 microns (PM10), PM less than or equal to 2.5 microns (PM2.5) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) were evaluated during the permit review process. The purpose of a Class II permit is to limit the potential-to-emit for these pollutants to below major source thresholds.

Midwest Energy Incorporated, 1330 Canterbury Rd., P.O Box 898, Hays, KS 67601, owns and operates the Goodman Energy Center located at 1713 230th Ave., Hays, Ellis County, Kansas 67601.

A copy of the proposed permits, permit applications, all supporting documentation and all information relied upon during the permit application review process are available for public review from the date of publication, during normal business hours, at the KDHE, Bureau of Air (BOA), 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366 and at the Northwest District Office (NWDO), 2301 East 13th Street, Hays, KS 67601-2651. To obtain or review the proposed permits and supporting documentation, contact Adam Kice, at the central office of the KDHE, and to review the proposed permit only, contact Dan Wells at the NWDO. The standard departmental cost will be assessed for any copies requested.

Please direct written comments or questions regarding the proposed permits to Adam Kice, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366. In order to be considered in formulating a final permit decision, written comments must be received no later than noon on Monday, May 29, 2017.

A person may request a public hearing be held on the proposed permits. The request for a public hearing shall be in writing and set forth the basis for the request. The written request must be submitted to Adam Kice, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366, no later than noon on Monday, May 29, 2017 in order for the Secretary of Health and Environment to consider the request.

Susan Mosier, MD, Secretary

Kansas Department of

Health and Environment

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