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Air Pollution Control Board

General Notice
Dominion Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center
Date Posted: 4/15/2008
Expiration Date: 5/16/2008
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
No comment forum defined for this notice.


The State Air Pollution Control Board, at its meeting on March 20, 2008, voted to assume authority over the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) permits for the proposed Dominion Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center to be located in Wise County, Virginia. At that time, some members of the Board stated that additional information was needed before any final action could be taken on the permits. Further, the members stated that their additional information requests would be made public and there would be an opportunity for the public to provide information in response to the individual member’s requests.
The Department is opening a 30-day comment period on the documents prepared by individual Board members. A web page has been established on the Department’s website for the purpose of making the documents available and posting comments received. The link to the Dominion Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center is: Each paper submitted by a Board member is available at the above site.
COMMENT PERIOD: The comment period ends at 5:00 p.m. on May 16, 2008. 
1. Email comments to:
2. Send comments to:  Dominion Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center
c/o Cindy M. Berndt
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
1. Information will be posted to the web site daily.
2. The name and affiliation of the submitter must be clearly identified with the submission.
3. If possible, documents submitted with the email should be in “portable document format” or PDF.
4. Research material, articles or other information produced by a source who is not the submitter must include a cover page explaining what the material is and identifying the author of the material.
5. Documents may be submitted as email attachments.
1. Comments will be posted on a daily basis.
2. The Department reserves the right to exclude from the website any information with inappropriate content. The definition of inappropriate content includes, but is not limited to, comments that i) have restrictions on use or publication; ii) are considered slanderous or libelous upon review by legal staff; iii) contain profane, vulgar or obscene language or images; iv) come from a source that cannot be verified; v) are clearly unrelated to the topics to which the website is dedicated.
3. Copyright material will not be posted on the website. A link to copyright material may be posted if the submitter provides the web address for the material. In cases where the presence of copyright protection is unclear, the material will be posted only if the submitter obtains written authorization from the author agreeing to the posting. Email does constitute written authorization.
4. All comments will be included in the public comment file. However, in the event similar comments are received from multiple submitters, the Department will post only a sample of the comments.
5. The Department will not post comments received that are not germane to the permits before the Board.
The Department has added the VCHEC comment web page to the topics for email alerts from DEQCast. To be alerted to postings to the VCHEC comment web page, go to: to create a free account.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Cindy Berndt  / Reg. Coordinator
Address: P.O.Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4378    FAX: (804)698-4346