Notice of Comment Period: Submission of Title V Permits to the Delaware State Implementation Plan

Division of Air Quality

Published: Feb. 4, 2024
Comments Due: March 5, 2024

DNREC Notice No. AQ20240030

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air Quality is providing notice regarding the submittal of three Title V permits to the Delaware State Implementation Plan (SIP).

The federal Clean Air Act mandates protection of visibility in Class I federal areas, such as national parks, forests and wilderness areas. Under the 1999 Regional Haze Rule, states are required to develop a series of Plans to reduce visibility impairment; with the express intent that, by 2064 the visibility in the Class I areas will be returned to natural conditions. Delaware is proposing to submit three Title V permits (issued December 19, 2023) to the Delaware State Implementation Plan, in relation to Delaware’s Second Visibility Plan, for the following Calpine Mid-Atlantic Generation, LLC facilities: Christiana [AQM-003/00317 (Renewal 5)], Delaware City [AQM-003/00005 (Renewal 5)], and West [AQM-003/00006 (Renewal 5)] Energy Centers. Copies of the permits are posted at

The Department will accept public comment regarding the submittal of the permits into Delaware’s State Implementation Plan through the close of business on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. To submit comments, for additional information or for information regarding how you can inspect the permits, please contact Jennifer Childears at (302) 739 9402 or