Notice of Intent to ApproveClass II General Permit G80-A for Natural Gas Production, Compressor and/or Dehydration Facilities
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is providing notice to the general public of its intent to issue a Class II General Permit for the construction, modification, relocation of and to prevent and control air pollution from the operation of natural gas production, compressor and/or dehydration facilities pursuant to WV Legislative Rules 45CSR13.
Provided that the applicant can demonstrate compliance with the requirements, provisions, standards and conditions of this Class II General Permit, the DAQ has determined that all state air quality requirements will be met by any eligible natural gas production and/or compressor facilities. Any natural gas production and/or compressor facility granted Class II General Permit registration by the Director shall not have a potential to emit any criteria pollutant in an amount equal to or greater than 100 tons per year or 10 tons per year of any single hazardous/ toxic pollutant or 25 tons per year of any combination of hazardous/toxic pollutants.
The public may provide written comments regarding the DRAFT Class II General Permit G80-A to the Division of Air Quality via mail, fax or email to the address below. A public meeting to provide information on this permitting action will be held on March 16, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection office in Charleston, WV. All written comments must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2015. Prior to taking any final action on this permitting issue, the DAQ will consider only those written comments relevant to air quality issues which this Division has jurisdiction. Such written comments must be received within the specified time frame and at the address below.
This notice provides an opportunity for the public to review the DRAFT Class II General Permit G80-A and Engineering Evaluation. In the event you wish to submit written comments, include your name, a return address, and a daytime telephone number and indicate any organization on behalf of which your comments are submitted. All public comments are a part of the public record and are available for inspection by any interested party.
Copies of this DRAFT Class II General Permit, Engineering Evaluation and this Notice of Intent to Approve are available for public review on the DAQ website at:
and at the following location between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, holidays excluded, unless otherwise noted below:
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Jerry Williams, P.E.
Phone: (304) 926-0499,
Fax: (304) 926-0478
Int. Feb. 10, 2015