Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Applications: UD Brown Lab

Division of Air Quality

Published: Oct. 1, 2023
Comments Due: Oct. 31, 2023

Notice is hereby given that University of Delaware – Brown Lab having a facility at 222 South Chapel Street, Newark, Delaware 19716, has requested a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit (APC-2023/0090-CONSTRUCTION (NSPS)) for the installation of one (1) KOHLER model 500REOZJC Diesel emergency generator, rated at 563 kW (755 HP). This generator will replace an existing emergency generator. The engine used in this generator set complies with U. S. EPA regulations under the provisions of 40 CFR Part 89, Non-Road Tier 2 emissions limits.

Upon completion of construction, the Department will incorporate the operating conditions and limits of the 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Construction permit into the facility’s existing Title V permit (Permit: AQM-003/00022 (Renewal 4)) via an Administrative Amendment.

The application, the “draft/proposed” construction permit, all materials that the applicant has submitted (other than those granted confidential treatment under DNREC rules), and a copy or summary of other materials, if any, considered in preparing the “draft/proposed” permit may be reviewed upon request. The materials are posted at To submit comments, for additional information or for information regarding how you can inspect the application materials, please contact Jennifer Childears at (302) 739 9402 or

The “draft/proposed” construction permit is being submitted to EPA for concurrent processing. If there are no significant comments, the “draft/proposed” construction permit will be issued as a final permit after the expiration of the EPA review period.

A public hearing on the above application will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC receives a request for a hearing regarding that application within (30) days from the date of this notice, ending October 31, 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