Data entered : 12-12-96
- Facility Information :
Plum Creek Manufacturing, LP
Approximately 3 miles northeast of Kalispell, Montana near the Evergreen
subdivision in SW1/4 Section 33, Township 29 North, Range 21 West,
P.O. Box 5257
Kalispell, Montana 59903
- Distance from U.S./Canada border:
Facility is approximately 107 km from the U.S./Canada border.
- Type and size of Facility:
Wood products complex for the production of lumber and plywood. Proposing
to increase the boiler steam production capacity from 100,000 lbs/hr
to 140,000 lbs/hr.
- Source of Emissions:
One wood-fired Stoker boiler, two veneer dryers, many baghouses and
cyclones from the sawmill, planer, and plywood process, medium density
overlay process, scarfing line process, remanufacturing process, and
fugitive emissions from mill vehicles and log yard activity.
- Type of Fuel:
- Type and Quantity of Emissions:
Emissions increases (and decreases) due to modification:
||- 7.65 TPY
||- 8.06 TPY
Modification is major for NOx and CO only, thus only the NOx and
CO emissions need to be addressed in the BACT analysis. Modification
consists of an increase in the steam production from the wood-fired
Stoker boiler from 100,000 lbs/hr to 140,000 lbs/hr. Area is nonattainment
- Emission Control Technology:
Applicant is proposing no additional controls for the Stoker boiler.
- Date Permit Application Received:
Permit application is dated October 2, 1996 from the State of Montana
and was received by Region VIII on October 10, 1996.
- Stack Height and Diameter:
Stoker boiler stack information: height = 102 feet and diameter =
- Permit Agency Contact:
Jeff Briggs, Environmental Engineer
Montana Department of Health & Environmental Sciences
Air Quality Division
836 Front Street
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, Montana 59620-0901