Notice is hereby given that Croda Inc. having a facility at 315 Cherry Lane, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, has requested a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit [Permit: APC-2016/0068-CONSTRUCTION (Amendment 4) (NSPS) (MACT) (VOC RACT) (MNSR) (FE)] for modification of a 30,000 ton per year (TPY) ethylene oxide (EO) plant. Modifications to the permit, in accordance with the permit application and Settlement Agreement of February 26, 2021, will include:
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-003/00058) via an Administrative Amendment.
The application, the “draft” construction permit, all materials that the applicant has submitted (other than those granted confidential treatment under DNREC rules), and a copy of summary of other materials, if any, considered in preparing the “draft/proposed” permit may be reviewed upon request. The application is posted at de.gov/dnrecnotices. 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 virtual public hearing (Docket# 2021-P-A-0014) will be held on the application on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, beginning at 6 pm.
The web link to the virtual hearing is found on the DNREC Public Hearings site at de.gov/dnrechearings. If prompted for a password, please use CRODA. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-408-418-9388 and enter event code 173 792 2610. Closed-captioning is available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.
Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register no later than noon on the date of the virtual hearing at de.gov/dnreccomments or by telephone at 302-739-9295.
Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.