Pennsylvania DEP ready to approve air permit for 22-MW power plant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said in the Feb. 21 Pennsylvania Bulletin that it intends to issue a Plan Approval to Florey Knob Energy LLC for a 22-MW power plant to be located in Meshoppen Township, Wyoming County.

“Plan Approval No. 66-00011B is for the construction of a 22 MW electric generating plant,” said the notice. “The plant will include five (5) Jenbacher natural gas fired engines with oxidation catalysts and SCR technology. The VOC emissions from the facility will not equal or exceed 50 TPY, based on a 12-month rolling sum. The NOx emissions from the facility will not equal or exceed 100 TPY, based on a 12-month rolling sum. Total PM, SOx, and CO emissions from the facility will not equal or exceed 100 TPY, based on a 12-month rolling sum. The HAPs from the facility must never equal or exceed 10 TPY of any single HAP and must never equal or exceed 25 TPY of all aggregated HAPs, based on a 12-month rolling sum.”

A public hearing may be held, if the DP, in its discretion, decides that such a hearing is warranted based on the comments received. Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be filed within 30 days after the publication date.