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Pratt & Whitney Division of Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Middletown

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

Applicant: Pratt & Whitney Division of Raytheon Technologies Corporation 
Application No. 202107525
City: Middletown, 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(s). 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: Pratt & Whitney Division of Raytheon Technologies Corporation 1 Aircraft Road, M/S 401-08, Middletown, CT 06457

Contact Name/Phone/Email: Mr. James Spatafora, 860-704-7772, james.spatafora2@prattwhitney.com 

Type of Permit: New Source Review permit for 61 MMbtu/hr Natural Gas and ULSD Fired Boiler 

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

Facility Location: 1 Aircraft Road, Middletown, CT 06457

INFORMATION REQUESTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
Interested persons may obtain copies of the application from the applicant at the above address. The application, proposed permit(s) 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 Mr. 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. 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.

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 Middletown Press on November 24, 2021

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