Marshall, Ohio

Public Notice

Notice of Intent
to Approve
On December 28, 2022, Appalachia Midstream Services, LLC applied to the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for a permit to modify a natural gas compressor facility (Buffalo Compressor Station) located off of Bethany Pike, Bethany, Brooke County, WV at latitude 40.19667 and longitude -80.52167. A preliminary evaluation has determined that all State and Federal air quality requirements will be met by the proposed facility. The DAQ is providing notice to the public of its preliminary determination to issue the permit as R13-3048C.
The following increase in potential emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Volatile Organic Compounds, 11.11 tons per year (TPY); Particulate Matter less than 10 microns, 0.20 TPY; Sulfur Dioxide, 0.01 TPY; Total Hazardous Air Pollutants, 3.81 TPY; Carbon Dioxide Equivalents, 3,993 TPY.
The following decrease in potential emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Nitrogen Oxides, 0.01 TPY; Carbon Monoxide, 0.06 TPY; Formaldehyde, 0.01 TPY. Written comments or requests for a public meeting must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2023. A public meeting may be held if the Director of the DAQ determines that significant public interest has been expressed, in writing, or when the Director deems it appropriate.
The purpose of the DAQ’s permitting process is to make a preliminary determination if the proposed modification will meet all state and federal air quality requirements. The purpose of the public review process is to accept public comments on air quality issues relevant to this determination. Only written comments received at the address noted below within the specified time frame, or comments presented orally at a scheduled public meeting, will be considered prior to final action on the permit. All such comments will become part of the public record.
Roy F. Kees, P.E.
WV Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304 Telephone: 304/926-0499,
ext. 41269
FAX: 304/926-0478
Additional information, including copies of the draft permit, application and all other supporting materials relevant to the permit decision may be obtained by contacting the engineer listed above. The draft permit and engineering evaluation can be downloaded at:
Int. Jan 26, 2023