Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
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2/27/23  8:53 am
Commenter: Anonymous

No to the variance

with the high number of generators related to these data centers (estimated in the thousands of generators between the three counties of Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William) and the requested time frame through at least 2025 the amount of diesel particulate matter emitted would be absurdly high.  It is already scientifically established that these emissions are not safe for people, animals or the environment especially at the concentrations that will be established during the operating times of these generators.  Many of these data centers are located near residential and educational structures as well as the emissions drifting in the air.  Stop approving the data centers until the electrical grid is fully capable of supporting them. 

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