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EPA Permits

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Draft Permits Available for Public Comment

Below are facilities with permits available for public comment. The public notices listed below provide detailed information about how to submit comments. To submit comments, click here to open an email, and include the facility name in the subject line.

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type/
Permit Type
Permit Documents Comment Period End Date Contact
Four Corners Power Plant Project
Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, 18 miles West of Farmington, NM
Proposed PSD Permit Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2014-0545
September 24, 2014 Lisa Beckham
(beckham.lisa@epa.gov)
(415) 972-3811

Air Permits Issued to Deepwater Ports

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type Permit Documents Status

No air permits have been issued to deepwater ports by Region 9


Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permits Issued by Region 9

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type Permit Documents Status
Avenal Energy Project
Kings County, CA
Power Plant/PSD Extension Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2013-0190
Extension Decision (PDF) (2 pp, 100K)
Background and Analysis (PDF) (7 pp, 150K)
Federal Register Notice
Issued 6/26/2013
Power Plant/PSD
Administrative Amendment
Enmienda Administrativo
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0559
Administrative Amendment Cover Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 204K)
Administrative Amendment Permit (PDF) (18 pp, 2.3M)
Administrative Amendment Permit Strikeout Version (PDF) (18 pp, 113K)
Issued 6/21/2011
  • EPA's PSD permit decision was appealed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in November 2011.
  • The Court has not yet issued its final decision in this matter
Emitido 6/21/2011
Power Plant/PSD
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2009-0438

Notice of Final Permit Decision (PDF) (2pp, 54K)
Final Permit (PDF) (18 pp, 3M)
Transmittal Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 290K)
Response to Comments (PDF)
(158 pp, 669K)
Public Notice - corrected (PDF)
(5 pp, 32K)
Supplemental Statement of Basis (PDF) (42 pp, 2.9M)
EPA Letter dated 8-26-2011 to Avenal Power Center, LLC (PDF) (2 pp, 344K)

Issued 5/27/2011
Power Plant/PSD Aviso de decisión sobre el permiso final (PDF) (2pp, 51K)
Aviso Publico Complementario-corregido (PDF) (6 pp, 49K)
Declaración Complementaria de Fundamentos (PDF) (46 pp, 2.9M)
Emitido 5/27/2011
Blythe Energy Project II
Blythe, CA
Power plant Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0723 Issued 4/25/2007
Burney Mountain Power
Shasta County, CA
Power Plant/PSD
Minor Modification
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2009-0966 Issued 10/25/2010
Colusa Generating Station
Coulsa County, CA
Power Plant/Administrative Amendment Docket # EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0311 Amended 3/11/2011
Power plant/PSD
Minor revision
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2009-0697 Issued 3/19/2010

Power plant/PSD

Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2008-0436
Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 36K)

Issued 9/29/2008

Desert Rock
30 miles South of Shiprock, NM
More information
Power plant/ PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-1110 Modified 7/31/2008
  • Permit remanded to Region 9 on 9/24/2009
  • Awaiting application update
Elk Hills Power
Kern County, CA
Power plant Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0868 Modified 1/12/2006
Guardian Industries Corp.
Kingsburg, CA
Glass Mfg. facility Docket # EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0869 Modified 5/26/2006
High Desert Power Project
Victorville, CA
Power Plant/PSD
Minor Modification
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-0129 Issued 3/11/2010
Knauf Insulation
Shasta Lake, CA
More information
Fiberglass Insulation Manufacturing/Administrative Amendment Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-1062 Issued 12/13/2010
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0874 Amended 5/7/2007
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0873 Modified 4/11/2006
Morro Bay Power Plant
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Power plant /PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0964
Morro Bay Final PSD Permit Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 111K)
Issued 9/25/2008
Mount Lassen Power
Westwood, CA
Biomass Power Plant Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0951 Modified 9/10/2007
Mountainview Power Company LLC
Redlands, CA
Power plant Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0875 Modified 4/21/2006
Effective 11/14/2006
Mt. Poso
Kern County, CA
Power plant/PSD
Minor Modification
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-0061 Issued 7/21/2010
Power Plant PSD/
Administrative Amendment
Administrative Amendment Letter (PDF) (5 pp, 412K)
Administrative Amendment Permit (PDF) (8 pp, 3MB)
Issued 2/6/2012
Power Plant Modification/PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2008-0777 Issued 11/20/2008
Pacific Oroville Power,
Oroville, CA
Power Plant/Administrative Amendment Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-1061 Issued 12/13/2010
Power Plant /PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2009-0275 Issued 4/2/2009
Palmdale Hybrid Power Project
Palmdale, CA
Power Plant/ PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0560

Notice of Final Permit Decision (PDF)
(2 pp, 19K)
Final Permit (PDF) (26 pp, 837K)
Response to Comments (PDF)
(62 pp, 346K)

Issued 10/18/2011
Pio Pico Energy Center
Otay Mesa, CA

Power Plant/PSD Permit

Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0978
Summary Sheet (PDF) (1 pp, 58K)
Notice of Final Permit Decision – English (PDF) (3 pp, 2K)
Aviso de decision del permiso final – español (PDF) (3 pp, 20K)
Final Permit (PDF) (17 pp, 176K)
Revisions to Final Permit – Unofficial Version (PDF) (17 pp, 90K)
Response to Comments (PDF)
(39 pp, 310K)

Issued 2/28/2014

Rio Bravo Jasmin Cogeneration Facility
Bakersfield, CA
Power Plant PSD/ Minor Modification Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-1035
Notice of Final Permit Decision (PDF)
(2 pp, 100K)
Final Permit (PDF) (8 pp, 200K)
Response to Comments (PDF)
(9 pp, 200K)
Issued 5/15/2012
Rio Bravo Poso Cogeneration Facility
Power Plant PSD/ Minor Modification Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-1034
Notice of Final Permit Decision (PDF) (2 pp, 100K)
Final Permit (PDF) (8 pp, 200K)
Response to Comments (PDF) (9 pp, 200K)
Issued 5/15/2012
Sierra Pacific Industries – Anderson Division
Redding, CA
Cogeneration Unit with Sawmill/PSD Permit Modification Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2012-0634

Notice of Final Permit Decision - June 06, 2014 (PDF) (3 pp, 18K)
Notice of Final Permit Decision - April 25, 2014 (PDF) (3 pp, 19K)
Final PSD Permit (PDF) (21 pp, 782K)
Revisions to Final Permit – Unofficial Version (PDF) (21 pp,102K)
Response to Comments (PDF) (74 pp, 336K)
Public Information Sheet (PDF) 2 pp, 26K)

Issued 04/25/2014
Sierra Pacific Industries, Inc., Loyalton, CA Cogeneration Plant/Major Modification Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-0226 Issued 8/30/2010
Stockton CoGen Project
Stockton, CA
Cogeneration Facility/PSD Minor Modification Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0579 Issued 9/16/2011
Victorville 2 Hybrid Power Project Victorville, San Bernardino County, CA Power Plant/PSD Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2008-0406 Issued 3/11/2010
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2008-0765  

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Part 71 Permits Issued by Region 9

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type Permit Documents Status
ASARCO Mission Mine Complex - San Xavier, Sahuarita, AZ Title V Permit Renewal Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0808 Final permit issued on 12/5/2011
Morongo Casino Cogeneration Facility Banning, CA Title V Permit Renewal Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-0226 Final permit issued on 09/29/2010
Pimalco Gila River
Indian Community
Chandler, AZ
Secondary Aluminum Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-1114 Final permit renewal
issued on 10/23/2006
Salt River Landfill
Scottsdale, AZ
Regional municipal solid waste treatment and disposal/Part 71 Docket # EPA-R09-OAR-2007-1103 Final permit
issued on 02/01/2008
South Point Energy Center
Mohave Valley, AZ
Title V Permit Renewal Docket # EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0779 Final permit renewal
issued on 03/22/2012
Tri-Cities Landfill Scottsdale, AZ Title V Permit Renewal Docket #EPA-RO9-OAR-2013-0612 Final permit issued on 9/27/2013
Tri-Cities Landfill Energy Facility Scottsdale, AZ Power Generation Facility
/Part 71
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-1113 Final permit renewal
issued on 11/30/2006

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Other EPA Permit Decisions

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type Permit Documents Status
Carlsbad Energy Center Project Carlsbad, CA PSD Applicability Determination Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0632 Issued 7/18/2011
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2010-0836 Issued 10/13/2010
Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2011-0024 Issued 1/10/2011

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Cancelled Projects

Facility Name/
Location
Project Type Permit Documents Status
Big West of California, LLC
Clean Fuels Project

Bakersfield, CA
Petroleum Refinery/PSD Big West webpage

Docket #EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0985

Cancelled
Big West of California, LLC
Proyecto de Combustible Limpio
Bakersfield, CA
Refinería/PSD Domicilio de Web para Big West (en español) Cancelled

Notes:

  • This page contains information for air permits recently issued by Region 9. For information about other facilities or permits, please e-mail the Permits Office at R9AirPermits@epa.gov.
  • Dates associated with final or modified permits indicate the date the final action was taken. Dates associated with draft permits indicate the end of the public comment period.

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