Title V Permit Renewal Applications: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children

Division of Air Quality

Published: July 11, 2021
Comments Due: Aug. 9, 2021

Notice is hereby given that A.I. duPont Hospital for Children having a facility at 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, Delaware, has submitted a request for permit renewal pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code 1130, Section 7 for operating Permit: AQM-003/00131 Renewal 5. 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. This “draft/proposed” permit renewal allows for the operation of four (4) boilers, ten (10) emergency generators, three (3) above ground storage tanks containing No. 2 fuel oil, one (1) above ground storage tank containing unleaded gasoline, and fume hoods.

The application, the “draft/proposed” permit renewal, Permit: AQM-003/00131 Renewal 5, 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 application, 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 August 9, 2021. 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.

Division of Air Quality
State Street Commons, Suite 6A
100 W. Water Street, Dover 19904