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Firestone Building Products Company LLC, Bristol 

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve a Non-Minor Modification to a Title V Operating Permit

Applicant: Firestone Building Products Company, LLC
Application No.: 201903026
City/Town: Bristol, 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 to operate a source regulated under the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.  This permit combines all permit conditions and applicable requirements for air pollutant emitting sources at the facility into a single permit. 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: Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, 780 James P. Casey Road, Bristol, CT

Contact Name/Phone/Email: Michael Gullotta, Plant Manager, 860-584-4512, GullottaMike@firestonebp.com

Type of Activity:  Non-Minor Modification to a Title V Permit 

Relevant Statute(s)/Regulation: CGS 22a-174, RCSA section 22a-174-33, CFR Title 40 Parts 70 and 64

Facility Location: Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, 780 James P. Casey Road, Bristol, CT

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 RCSA Section 22a-174-2a(c). Any comments concerning the issuance of a Title V permit may be accompanied by a request for a public informational hearing, an adjudicatory hearing, or both. Written comments or a request for a public informational or adjudicatory hearing on the application should be directed to James Grillo, Bureau of Air Management, DEEP, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, no later than 30 days from the publication date of this notice.  This draft Title V permit has also been submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a proposed Title V permit. In accordance with RCSA Section 22a-174-33(n), EPA shall review the proposed permit within 45 days from receipt. The public comment and EPA review periods shall run concurrently. If any substantive changes to federally enforceable applicable requirements are made to the draft Title V permit based on public comment, DEEP will resubmit the proposed permit to EPA for another 45 day review period. Comments regarding this application may be submitted via electronic mail to: James.Grillo@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.

This notice is required by CGS section 22a-6h and RCSA section 22a-174-33(l).  

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.  Please contact James.Grillo@ct.gov if you are seeking a communication aid or service, have limited proficiency in English, or require some other accommodation.  If you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination complaint, you may submit your complaint to Barbara Viadella or Cenit Mirabal, DEEP Office of Diversity and Equity at (860) 418-5910 or via email at deep.accommodations@ct.gov.  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 Bristol Press on September 15, 2021.

Draft Permit