Purpose of notice: The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking
comments and announcing a public hearing on 3 proposed permits to limit air pollution
emitted by facilities in Northern Virginia. The Commonwealth intends to submit the
permits as revisions to its State Implementation Plan (SIP) in accordance with the
requirements of § 110(a) of the federal Clean Air Act.
Permit name: State Operating Permit issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State
Air Pollution Control Board.
Affected facilities: 1) Covanta Alexandria/Arlington, 2) Covanta Fairfax, 3) Dominion
Description of proposal: The proposed revision for each facility consists of a
determination of reasonably available control technology (RACT) for the control of
emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO X ) and volatile organic compounds (VOC), as
applicable, in support of the 2008 ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS).
Public comment period: November 6 to December 21, 2018.
Public hearing: Conference Room, Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court,
Woodbridge VA, at 10:00 a.m. on December 6, 2018.
How to comment: Written comments must include the full name, address and
telephone number of the person commenting and be received by DEQ on the last day of
the comment period. Both oral and written comments are accepted at the public
hearing. DEQ prefers that comments be provided in writing, along with any supporting
documents or exhibits. All materials received are part of the public record.
To review proposal: The proposal and supporting documents will be available on the
DEQ Air Public Notices for Plans web site:
November 6, 2018. The documents may also be obtained by contacting the DEQ
representative named below. The public may review the documents between 8:30 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. of each business day until the close of the public comment period at the
following DEQ locations: 1) Main Street Office, 1111 E. Main Street, Richmond, Virginia,
804-698-4070 and 2) Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge VA,