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 Air and Radiation Permits, Licenses and Approvals

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Electronic Submission of Air Quality Permit Applications

Signed, scanned Air Quality permit applications may be submitted via email to:

MDE.Submit-AirPermits@maryland.gov​

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Public Participation Opportunities

A description of the expanded public review process for Air Quality Permits to Construct can be found here.  


Opportunity to Request an Informational Meeting

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Solo Cup Operating Company
1000 Industrial Drive, Federalsburg, MD
Docket 05-21Notice4/28/2021
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Solo Cup Operating Company Dart

An Air Quality Permit to Construct application was submitted by Solo Cup Company for the installation of  one (1) Comexi water-based printer with a natural-gas fired dryer to replace two (2) existing Webtron Printers.  The installation would be located at 1000 Industrial Drive, Federalsburg, MD 21632.  The Public Notice can be found here.  The Docket containing the application can be found here. ​ Instructions for requesting an Informational Meeting are located in the Public Notice.  The last date to submit a written request for an Informational Meeting is April 28, 2021.


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 Vaughn Greene Funeral Services PA 

 ​ A Virtual Informational Meeting and In-Person Informational Meeting have been scheduled for Vaughn Greene Funeral Services, PA for an Air Quality Permit to Construct application for the installation of one Matthews Environmental Solutions Power-Pak II Plus human crematory to be located at 4905 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212. Information regarding the scheduled Informational Meetings can be found here​​​​.​ 


Opportunity to Request a Public Hearing

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Coffman Recycling Center

Proposed Installation of one 300 ton-per-hour, diesel-powered, crushing and screening plant to be located at 8027 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick, MD 21701.  Written requests for a public hearing must be sent to the Department no later than April 8, 2021.  Formal comments must be sent in writing to the Department no later than April 19, 2021. Written hearing requests and written comments should be submitted to Ms. Shannon Heafey, Public Participation Coordinator at shannon.heafey@maryland.gov.     More information is located in the Public Notice which can be found here.  Docket #13-19 has been updated with the Tentative Determination and draft permit conditions and can be found here. 


Bitumar USA, Inc.

Proposed installation of one (1) 20-ton-per-hour asphalt oxidizing still to be located on their site at 6200 Pennington Avenue, Baltimore, Anne Arundel County, MD 21226.  Written requests for a public hearing shall be sent no later than April 20, 2021.  Formal comments or requests for a one-time 60-day extension to the written comment period must be sent in writing to the Department no later than April 30, 2021. Written hearing requests, written comments, and written requests for an extension to the comment period, should be submitted to Ms. Shannon Heafey, Public Participation Coordinator, at shannon.heafey@maryland.gov.   More information is located in the Public Notice, which can be found here.​  Docket # 17-20 has been updated to include the Tentative Determination and Draft Permit conditions.  The docket can be found here​
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Scheduled Public Hearings

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Hartzler Funeral Home, PA   April 8, and April 12, 2021
The Department has reached a Tentative Determination to issue a Permit to Construct for the installation of one (1) US Cremation Classic human crematory to be located at Hartzler Funeral Home, PA, 310 Church Street, New Windsor, Maryland 21776.  A Virtual Public Hearing will be held on April 8, 2021 and an In-Person Public Hearing will be held on April 12, 2021 to receive public comment on the Department's determination and draft permit.  Details regarding how to attend the Virtual or In-Person Hearings can be found here.  Docket #12-20 has been updated with the Tentative Determination and Draft Permit Conditions.  It may be viewed here. ​ 

In lieu of oral statements at the Virtual or In-Person Public Hearing, written comments may be submitted at the time of the hearing or to the Department no later than April 19, 2021. Written comments shall be submitted via e-mail to shannon.heafey@maryland.gov or by mail to the attention of Ms. Shannon Heafey, Maryland Department of the Environment, Air Quality Permits Program, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 720, Baltimore, Maryland 21230.

Interested persons may also request an extension to the public comment period.  The extension request must be submitted in writing and must be received by the Department no later than April 19, 2021.  The public comment period may only be extended one time for a 60-day period.  Requests for an extension to the public comment period shall be submitted via e-mail to shannon.heafey@maryland.gov or by mail to the attention of Ms. Shannon Heafey, Maryland Department of the Environment, Air Quality Permits Program, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 720, Baltimore, Maryland 21230.




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Alternate Public Review Procedures for Certain Sources Subject to New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

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A description of the alternate public review procedures can be found here​.


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Interested Parties Notifications Contact Lists

Interested parties will be notified of upcoming public participation opportunities for state APA permits and federal Title V draft permits. Please contact Shannon Heafey, Public Participation Coordinator, at 410-537-4433 or shannon.heafey@maryland.gov to add your contact information to onr or more Interested Parties List(s). Please provide your area of interest, such as location or type of facility, and your preferred method of contact. ​​​​​​​​

Additional information regarding the expanded public participation process for Air Quality Permits to Construct applications may be obtained by contacting Shannon Heafey at shannon.heafey@maryland.gov​.​​​

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