The Metropolitan District, Hartford WPCF, Hartford

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve a Combined Title V Renewal and Non-Minor Modification Title V Permit 

Applicant: The Metropolitan District
Application Nos.: 201702942 and 202202950
City/Town: Hartford, 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 applications 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: The Metropolitan District, 555 Main Street, Harford, CT 06103

Contact Name/Phone/Email: Mr. Craig Scott, 860-278-7850,

Type of Activity:  Renewal and Non-Minor Modification to a Title V permit

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

Facility Location: Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility, 240 Brainard Road, Hartford, CT 06114

Interested persons may obtain copies of the applications from the applicant at the above address. The applications, 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 these applications 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 applications should be directed to Ms. Valerie Galo, 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:

Petitions for a hearing shall be submitted within 30 days from the date of publication of this public notice and should include the application numbers 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 applications 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 or mailed to the DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Within 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

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

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 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 Hartford Courant on October 4, 2022.

Draft permit