Company seeks permits on simple-cycle power project in Texas

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in a notice issued Jan. 8 that it on Jan. 2 got an application from Shawnee Energy Center LLC for an air permit for a new power plant.

“Shawnee Energy Center, LLC has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for issuance of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Air Quality Permit Number GHGPSDTX126, which would authorize construction of a simple cycle electric power generation facility located near Abbott, Hill County, Texas,” said the notice, without providing further project details. The company also recently applied with the TCEQ for an air permit on non-GHG pollutants.

A listed project contact is: Shawnee Energy Center LLC, 101 West 6th Street, Suite 608, Austin, Texas 78701-2935, Jason Tundermann, Vice President Development, (303) 755-2358.

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