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 Air and Radiation Permits, Licenses and Approvals

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Air Permits Program News

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.

​​​​Scheduled Informational Meetings

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​​​​.​ 


Hartzler Funeral Home​

  A Virtual and an In-Person Informational meeting have been scheduled for Hartzler Funeral Home for an Air Quality permit to construct application for the installation of one US Cremation Classic human crematory to be located at 310 Church Street, New Windsor, MD.  The Public Notice with information on the Scheduled Informational  Meetings can be found here.   The Docket, inclulding the application, can be found 


The Gill Corporation

A Virtual and an In-Person Informational Meeting have been scheduled for The Gill Corporation for an Air Quality permit to construct application for the installation of one aluminum corrugation line to be located on their property at 1502-1504 Quarry Drive, Edgewood, MD 21040.  The Public Notice with information on the Scheduled Informational Meetings and how to participate may be viewed here.  The Docket containing the application ond the Public Notice may be viewed here



Opportunity to Request an Informational Meeting

Docket No.Facility Name and LocationPublic-NoticeDeadline to
Request an
Informational
Meeting
01-21 InitialPerdue AgriBusiness, LLC - Roberts Grain
133 Brierleys Mill Road
Church Hill, MD 21623
Public Notice3/5/2021
 

 Opportunity to Request a Public Meeting and/or Submit Written Comments

 

Opportunity to Request a Public Hearing and/or Submit Written Comments

Docket No.Facility Name and LocationPublic-NoticeDeadline to
Request a
Public
Hearing
Deadline to
Submit
Written
Comments
16-20 SupplementYork Building Products
1079 Belvidere Road
Port Deposit, MD 21904
Public Notice2/23/20213/5/2021
Supplement to Docket 11-20Laurel Sand and Gravel Laurel Hill Quarry
10642 Woodsboro Rd
Woodsboro, MD 21798
Public Notice3/1/20213/11/2021

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Opportunity to Request a Public Hearing / Submit Comments 

York Building Products

     The Department has reached a Tentative Determination to issue a Permit to Construct for the Installation of one (1) crushing and screening plant. The proposed installation will be located at 1079 Belvidere Road, Port Deposit, MD 21904. The Public Notice with information for requesting a public hearing and/or to submit comments can be found here. Docket # 16-20 has been updated to include the Tentative Determination and Draft Permit Conditions. It may be reviewed here. ​ The last date to request a public hearing is 2/23/2021.  The last date to submit formal comments is 03/05/2021.

All requests for a public hearing, requests for an extension to the public comment period, and all written comments should be emailed to Shannon Heafey at shannon.heafey@maryland.gov.


Laurel Sand and Gravel- Laurel Hill Quarry

​     The Department has reached a Tentative Determination to issue a Permit to Construct for the installation of one (1) primary stone crushing and screening plant rated at 1,200 tons per hour, powered by electricity, and one (1) secondary finishing plant rated at 1,000 tons per hour, powered by electricity.  The proposed installation wil be located at 10642 Woodsboro Rd, Woodsboro, MD 21798. ​The Public Notice with information for requesting a public hearing and/or submit comments can be found here​.​ ​ Docket #11-20 has been updated with the Tentative Determination and Draft Permit Conditions.  It may be viewed here.  The last date to request a public hearing is March 1, 2021.  The last date to submit comments is March 11, 2021. All requests for a public hearing, requests for an extension to the public comment period, and all written comments should be emailed to shannon.heafey@maryland.gov.


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

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


Bioenergy Devco, LLC/ MORF 1, LLC

The Maryland Department of the Environment, Air and Radiation Administration (ARA) received a permit-to-construct application from Bioenergy Devco, LLC / MORF 1, LLC (a.k.a., Maryland Food Center Authority - Anaerobic Digestion Facility) on September 14, 2020 to construct an anaerobic digestion facility consisting of:  one (1) renewable natural gas (RNG) fired combined heat & power (CHP) internal combustion engine for electrical generation; three (3) RNG-fired boilers; one (1) biogas-fired backup flare; and one (1) regenerative thermal oxidizer. A revised application was received at the ARA on January 19, 2021.  The proposed installation will be located at 7900 Oceano Avenue, Jessup, MD, 21794, in Howard County.

Comments on this application and/or requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Ms. Shannon Heafey, Public Participation Coordinator via email at shannon.heafey@maryland.gov.  The comment period will end  on  March 12, 2021

 

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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