ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED TITLE V MAJOR SOURCE OPERATING PERMIT
AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
Facility/Permit No. 603-0001
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has applied for a renewal Title V Major Source Operating Permit for the McWilliams Power Plant located at 28570 Highway 29, Andalusia, Alabama 36421. The facility is an existing natural gas/fuel oil fired combined cycle electric generating facility. (SIC code 4911). The draft Major Source Operating Permit would not authorize any new emissions of air contaminants.
ADEM proposes to issue a final Title V permit, in accordance with the conditions of the draft Title V permit, unless comments received in accordance with the following procedures result in a different permitting decision.
The following are links to the proposed permit and the Department’s permitting determination and analysis:
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department’s named contact below within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed application. All comments must be received in the ADEM Main Office in Montgomery no later than 5:00 P.M. on the last day of the comment period.
Ronald W. Gore, Chief
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit.
After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Air Pollution Control Act, the Federal Clean Air Act and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record and will be posted to the Department’s eFile system.
The administrative record for this action, along with other information on file, will be available in eFile. Select Media Area “Air”, enter the facility number shown above as the Permit Number, select Document Type “Permitting”, and press Search. The most recent documents will be listed at the top by default. The Document Type may also be left blank, which will list all available air files for this facility.
For additional information concerning the U.S. EPA’s involvement in the consideration of this permit, please contact its website at https://epa.gov/caa-permitting/alabama-proposed-title-v-permits.
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This notice is hereby given this 16th day of September, 2021 by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Lance R. LeFleur
Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.