Volume 41 - Issue 12 - March 24, 2022
State of Kansas
Department of Health and Environment
Notice Concerning Proposed Kansas Air Quality Construction Permit
Notice is hereby given that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is soliciting comments regarding a proposed air quality construction permit. CHS McPherson Refinery, Inc. has applied for an air quality construction permit in accordance with the provisions of K.A.R. 28-19-300. Emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx), oxides of sulfur (SOx), particulate matter (PM), particulate matter with less than 10 microns in aerodynamic diameter (PM10), particulate matter with less than 2.5 microns in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5), volatile organic compounds (VOC), and carbon monoxide were evaluated during the permit review process.
CHS McPherson Refinery, Inc., 2000 S. Main St., McPherson, KS 67460, owns and operates a petroleum refinery located at 2000 S. Main St., McPherson, McPherson County, KS 67460, will install two new heaters, replace a burner on a heater, and make various modifications to increase charge rate to 120,000 barrels per day.
A copy of the proposed permit, permit application, all supporting documentation, and all information relied upon during the permit application review process are available for public review from the date of publication during normal business hours at the KDHE, Bureau of Air (BOA), 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366 and at the North Central District Office, 3040 Enterprise Dr., Salina, KS 67401. To obtain or review the proposed permit and supporting documentation, contact Stephen Bartels, 785-296-6421, at the central office of the KDHE or Jessica Fair, 785-515-6706, at the North Central District Office. The standard departmental cost will be assessed for any copies requested. The proposed permit, accompanied with supporting information, is available, free of charge, at the KDHE BOA Public Notice website at https://www.kdhe.ks.gov/413/Public-Notices.
Please direct written comments or questions regarding the proposed permit to Stephen Bartels, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366. In order to be considered in formulating a final permit decision, written comments must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2022.
A person may request a public hearing be held on the proposed permit. The request for a public hearing shall be in writing and set forth the basis for the request. The written request must be submitted to Stephen Bartels, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366, no later than 12:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2022, in order for the Secretary of Health and Environment to consider the request.
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