7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: Mountaire Farms

Division of Air Quality

Published: Oct. 3, 2021
Comments Due: Oct. 18, 2021

Notice has been given that:

Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc., requests construction permits to install mineral oil dust suppression systems on the receiving legs at their 3009 North Little Creek Rd, Little Creek, Kent County facility, 615 Fairground Road, Harrington, Kent County facility, and 4933 Stein Highway, Seaford, Sussex County facility. The construction permits are APC-2001/0279-CONSTRUCTION (Amendment 6), APC-97/0461-CONSTRUCTION (Amendment 4), and APC-97/0553-CONSTRUCTION (Amendment 3), respectively.

The mineral oil dust suppression systems will reduce particulate emissions from shipping operations by 60%. PM10 emissions from the Little Creek facility (APC-2001/0280-CONSTRUCTION/OPERATION (Amendment 5)) will be reduced to 0.429 TPY (from 1.2 TPY). PM10 emissions from the Harrington facility (APC-97/0462-OPERATION (Amendment 4)) will be reduced to 2.5 TPY (from 6.3 TPY). PM10 emissions from the Seaford facility (APC-97/0554-CONSTRUCTION/OPERATION (Amendment 3)) will be reduced to 0.33 TPY (from 0.80 TPY.)

The application for this permit may be reviewed upon request. The application is posted at To submit comments, for additional information or for information regarding how you can inspect the application, please contact Tracy Mattson at (302) 739‑9402.

A public hearing on any of the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC receives a request for a hearing regarding that application within 15 days from the date of this notice, ending October 18, 2021. A request for a hearing shall be in writing. The request must also show a familiarity with the application and a reasoned statement of the permit’s probable impact. All comments and public hearing requests should be mailed to the following address:

Division of Air Quality
State Street Commons, Suite 6A
100 W. Water Street, Dover 19904