Purpose of notice: The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board (Board) approved a new minimum written public comment period on specific documents the Board received since the last meeting (Nov. 8 and 9) for the proposed permit to govern air pollution for the Dominion Energy Buckingham Compressor Station (BCS). The purpose of this notice is to announce the public comment period.
The documents to be considered per the Board's instructions relate to questions and concerns on demographics and site suitability for the proposed air compressor station. The Board also clarified that the permit conditions, including the amendments that were discussed and approved at the December 19, 2018, meeting, are not subject to public comment. Further, the Board indicated that public comment is not being sought on the conduct of a health assessment by the Virginia Department of Health.
Public comment period: The public comment period on the documents will begin on December 21, 2018 and close on January 4, 2019.
To submit written comments: Comments are to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) by Postal Mail or Hand Delivery to Piedmont Regional Office, Re: Buckingham Compressor Station, 4949-A Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; E-mail: email@example.com; or Fax: (804) 527-5106. All comments must be in writing and be received by DEQ before 11:59 p.m. on January 4, 2019. Submittals must include the names, mailing addresses and telephone numbers of the commenter, and of all persons represented by the commenter.
Documents for public review: The documents are available online for the public to view at: https://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/BuckinghamCompressorStationAirPermit.aspx and at the DEQ office named above. The documents are also available at the Buckingham Library, located at 1140 Main Street, Dillwyn, Virginia 23936; 434-983-3848.
Contact for public comments, document requests and additional information: DEQPublicInfo@deq.virginia.gov.