Title IV, and 7 DE Admin. Code 1136 Permit Renewal Applications: Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation

Division of Air Quality

Published: Aug. 7, 2022
Comments Due: Sept. 5, 2022

Notice is hereby given that Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation having a facility at the Warren F. “Sam” Beasley Power Station, 217 Artisan Drive, Smyrna, Delaware, has submitted a request for a permit renewal pursuant to 40 CFR Part 72.30(c), and 7 DE Admin. Code 1136. Based on the data and certifications contained in the application, the Division of Air Quality concludes that the applicant meets all applicable requirements promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). Therefore a “Draft/Proposed” permit renewal has been prepared. There have been no changes to the applicable requirements and all existing permit conditions will transfer into the Title IV renewal permit.

The application, the “Draft/Proposed” permit renewal, Permit: AQM-001/00152-IV (Renewal 4), 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 renewal 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 documents and draft permit(s), please contact Tracy Mattson at (302) 739 9402.

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

A public hearing concerning the permitting action will not be held unless the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control receives a request for such hearing within thirty (30) days from the date of this notice, ending September 5, 2022. A request for a hearing shall be in writing and must show a familiarity with the application and a reasoned statement of the permit renewal’s probable impact.