Electric Boat Corporation, Groton

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve a Point Source New Source Review Permit Application

Applicant: Electric Boat Corporation
Application No. 202203794
City/Town: Groton, CT
The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) hereby gives notice that a tentative determination has been reached to approve the following application. The proposed activity will affect air resources. The Commissioner also gives notice that a hearing may be held on this application if the Commissioner determines that the public interest will best be served thereby, and shall hold a hearing as provided below.

Applicant’s Name and Address: Electric Boat Corporation, 75 Eastern Point Road, Groton, CT 06340-1047 

Contact Name/Phone/Email: Mr. Michael Sinko, 860-433-2791, msinko@gdeb.com

Type of Permit: New Source Review permit for a Cleaver Brooks Model NOS-4A-95 natural gas fired package steam boiler with low NOx burners and flue gas recirculation

Relevant Statute(s)/Regulation: CGS 22a-174, Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990

Facility Location: 75 Eastern Point Road, Groton, CT 06340-1047

INFORMATION REQUESTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
Interested persons may obtain copies of the application from the applicant at the above address. The application, proposed permit and supporting documentation are available for inspection at DEEP, Bureau of Air Management, 79 Elm Street, 5th floor, Hartford, CT from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and at other times by appointment. All interested persons are invited to express their views on the tentative determination concerning this application in accordance with Sections 22a-3a-5(b) and 22a-174-2a(c) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. Written comments or a request for a public hearing on the application should be directed to Ms. Olivia T. Harris, Bureau of Air Management, DEEP, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, no later than 30 days from the publication date of this notice. Comments regarding this application may be submitted via electronic mail to: Olivia.harris@ct.gov.

PETITIONS FOR HEARING
Petitions for a hearing shall be submitted within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this public notice and should include the application number noted above and also identify a contact person to receive notifications. Petitions may also identify a person who is authorized to engage in discussions regarding the application and, if resolution is reached, withdraw the petition. In order to facilitate the filing of requests for hearing during the COVID-19 emergency and consistent with the Department’s Temporary Directive, the Office of Adjudications will accept electronically-filed petitions in addition to petitions submitted by mail. Petitions with required signatures may be filed by email to the Office of Adjudications at deep.adjudications@ct.gov or mailed to the DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Within thirty (30) days, original petitions that were filed electronically must be also be mailed to the Office of Adjudications at the above-noted address. If the original petition exists only in electronic format or signatures were produced using a computer or typewriter, the petition must be submitted with a statement bearing the wet-ink signature of the petitioner that the petition is only available in that format and has been submitted to satisfy the requirement that an original petition be filed. Additional information can be found at www.ct.gov/deep/adjudications.

ADA PUBLICATION STATEMENT
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are seeking a communication aid or service, have limited proficiency in English, wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination complaint, or require some other accommodation, including equipment to facilitate virtual participation, please contact the DEEP Office of Diversity and Equity at 860- 418-5910 or by email at deep.accommodations@ct.gov. Any person needing an accommodation for hearing impairment may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711. In order to facilitate efforts to provide an accommodation, please request all accommodations as soon as possible following notice of any agency hearing, meeting, program or event.

Published in The Day on September 30, 2022

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