Monday, June 13, 2016

June 21 DEP Hearing On Cambria County Natural Gas Power Plant Air Permit

The Department of Environmental Protection Monday announced it will hold a public hearing on an Air Quality Plan Approval Application for the proposed CPV Fairview Energy Center in Jackson Township, Cambria County.
The hearing will take place on June 21 at the Jackson Township Fire Hall, 176 Adams Avenue, Mineral Point, PA 15942. The hearing will be preceded by an open question-and-answer session beginning at 6:00 p.m. The public hearing will start at 7:00 p.m.
CPV Fairview, LLC is proposing to construct a combined cycle natural gas fired power station with an approximate generating capacity of 1,040 megawatts. Emissions from the main power block (combustion turbines and heat recovery generators) will be minimized through the installation of selective catalytic reduction and oxidation catalyst emission controls.
CPV Fairview’s proposed plan approval application, and other relevant information can be found online here. The documents are also available for review by any interested party at the DEP’s Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. To request a review, please contact Phil Bouse at 412-442-4000.
At the start of the question-and-answer session, representatives from CPV Fairview and DEP will make brief presentations. Members of the public will then have an opportunity to present testimony at the hearing on the consideration to issue the Plan Approval.
Comments and testimony will be limited specifically to the application and conditions of Plan Approval. Those wishing to make comments should register with Community Relations Coordinator John Poister either by email to: or by calling 412-442-4203) by noon on June 21. Commenters may also register at the door on the evening of the hearing.
Persons unable to attend the conference and hearing may submit three copies of a written statement and exhibits within 10 days thereafter to: Devin Tomko, Department of Environmental Protection, Air Quality Program, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.
Each written statement must contain the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the statement and identification of the proposed plan approval (11-00536).

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