7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Temporary Permit Application: Perdue Foods, LLC

Division of Air Quality

Published: Sept. 3, 2023
Comments Due: Sept. 18, 2023

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Documents for Review
Permit Application

Notice has been given that:

Perdue Foods, LLC, requests a temporary permit to construct and operate a 20.92 MMBTU/hr natural gas fired boiler at their 255 N. Rehoboth Blvd, Milford facility. The boiler will be permitted to emit 0.82 tons per year of CO, 1.53 tons per year of NOX, 0.026 tons per year of SOX, 0.16 tons per year of VOCs, 0.33 tons per year of PM10 and 0.33 tons per year of PM2.5 by Permit: APC-2024/0019-CONSTRUCTION/OPERATION (Temporary).

Please note that the emissions from this temporary boiler will also be restricted by the facility’s existing Synthetic Minor permit (Permit: APC-1982/0395-OPERATION (Amendment 10) (NSPS) (VOC RACT) (SM)) which limits facility wide emissions to 0.07 tons per year of SOX, 11.20 tons per year of NOX, 8.37 tons per year of CO, 0.85 tons per year of total PM, and 0.58 tons per year of VOCs.

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 Jennifer Childears at (302) 739 9402 or

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 September 18, 2023. 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