Friday, March 15, 2024

DEP Invites Comments On Proposed Changes To General Air Quality Permit Authorizing Coal Mine Methane Flares

The Department of Environmental Protection published
notice in the March 16 PA Bulletin inviting comments on proposed changes to the General Air Quality Permit authorizing coal mine methane flares.

The proposed revised General Permit contains a revision to the Best Available Technology requirement for nitrogen oxide emissions and an added option for installing a continuous methane monitor. 

The proposed revised nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission limit is 0.15 lbs/MMBtu.

Comments are due April 30 (45 days).

Click Here for a copy of the proposed revisions. Questions should be directed to: David Clark,  or call (717) 772-3942.

Read the entire PA Bulletin Notice for more information.

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[Posted: March 15, 2024]  PA Environment Digest

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