7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: Torbert Funeral Chapel

Division of Air Quality

Published: July 17, 2022
Comments Due: Aug. 1, 2022
Documents For Review
Permit Application

Notice has been given that:

Torbert Funeral Chapel Inc., requests a Natural Minor permit to construct one (1) B&L Human Cremation System Model N-20AA at their 666 South Dupont Highway, Dover facility. The B&L Human Cremation System will be permitted to emit 0.48 TPY of SO2, 1.49 TPY of NOx, 0.15 TPY of Total PM, 1.24 TPY of CO and 0.10 TPY of VOCs by Permit# APC-2022/0083-CONSTRUCTION. Using information obtained through testing conducted and published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department has estimated and modeled the emission rates of various trace heavy metals and hazardous air pollutants emitted from operation of the B&L Human Cremation system and determined that the pollutants do not pose a threat to the health and safety of the general public.

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 August 1, 2022. 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