Raleigh

Legal Notice

AIR QUALITY PERMIT NOTICE
Notice of Application

Notice is given that West Virginia Properties Inc. has applied to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality, for a General Permit Modification Application for a coal preparation plant facility located near Caretta in McDowell County, West Virginia. The coordinates for the facility are: latitude 37.3316667 and longitude -81.683333.

The applicant estimates the potential to discharge the following Regulated Air Pollutants will be: particulate matter baseline emissions of 91 tons per year, point source emissions particulate matter less than 10 microns total of 43 tons per year, and controlled facility emission total of 522 tons per year. The Facility Emissions Total for particulate matter less than 10 microns is 167 tons.

The applicant estimates the potential to discharge the following Regulated Air Pollutants from the diesel combustion engines will be: criteria pollutants for the engine is estimated to be: NOx 8.68755 tons per year, CO 7.62786 tons per year, VOC 1.83069 tons per year, SOx 3.05014 tons per year and PM10 0.06393 tons per year. The potential to emit hazardous pollutants from the engine is estimated to be: Benzene 0.006021 tons per year, Toluene 0.00264 tons per year, Xylene 0.001839 tons per year, Acetaldehyde 0.004949 tons per year, and Formaldehyde 0.007615 tons per year.

Construction and operation is planned to begin upon permit approval. Written comments will be received by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality, 601 57th Street, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, for at least 30 calendar days from the date of publication of this notice.

Any questions regarding this permit application should be directed to the DAQ at (304) 926-0499, extension 1250, during normal business hours.

Dated this the 27th day of February 2024

By: West Virginia Properties Inc.
Gene R. Taylor
President
119 Appalachian Drive
Beckley, WV 25801