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DEP Invites Comments On Change To United Refining Company Air Quality Permit Adding Emission Limit For Sulfur Dioxide In Warren

The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting comments on a proposed change to the Title V Air Quality Permit for the United Refining Company refinery in Warren County to add an emission limit for sulfur dioxide.  (PA Bulletin, page 3700)

Copies of the application, the Department’s analysis and other documents used in the evaluation of the application are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Department of Environmental Protection, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335.

Any person wishing to provide the Department of Environmental Protection with additional information they believe should be considered prior to the issuance of this permit may submit the information to the Department at the address shown previously.

A 30-day comment period, from the date of this publication, will exist for the submission of comments.

Each written comment must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person submitting the comments, identification of the proposed permit (specify Permit # TV 62-00017) and a concise statements regarding the relevancy of the information in the proposed permit or objections to issuance of the permit.

Public Hearing

A public hearing may be held, if the Department, in its discretion, decides that such a hearing is warranted based on the information received.

Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be directed to Mr. Eric A. Gustafson, Program Manager, Air Quality, Department of Environmental Protection, Northwest Region, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335.

Read the entire PA Bulletin notice for more information (PA Bulletin, page 3700).

For additional information concerning the permit or the issuance procedure, contact Mr. Matthew M. Williams, Facilities Section Chief, Air Quality Program, at the same address or phone at (814) 332-6940.

Visit the DEP Northwest Regional Office United Refining Company webpage for the latest information on the company’s Tank Roof Failure in February.

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[Posted: July 1, 2022]


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