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PG&E Gas Transmission Northwest Corporation


  1. Name of the facility:
      PG&E Gas Transmission Northwest Corporation

  2. Location:
      Sandpoint, Idaho. Bonner County. UTM Coordinates (km): 538.1, 5364.6

  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
      40 miles

  4. Type/size of the facility:
      Existing 29,100 horsepower (ISO) natural gas pipeline compressor station utilizing two combustion turbines. Applicant proposes to install an additional turbine to increase capacity by 19,500 horsepower (ISO).

  5. Source of emissions:
      Natural gas fired turbines

  6. Type of fuel:
      Natural gas

  7. Type/quantity of emissions:
    &
  8. Emission control technology:
      For new 19,500 horsepower (ISO) gas fired combustion turbine, maximum permitted potential to emit considering controls:

    Pollutant Quantity of Emissions
    (tons / yr)
    Emission Control Technology
    PM10 4.21 Pipeline natural gas & good combustion practices
    SO2 1.79 Pipeline natural gas & good combustion practices
    NOx 85.4 Pipeline natural gas & SoLoNOx™
    VOC 1.34 Pipeline natural gas & good combustion practices
    CO 74.8 Pipeline natural gas & good combustion practices

  9. Date permit application received:
      August 21, 2001. Draft permit proposed to public February 1, 2001. Final permit issued April 4, 2002.

  10. Stack height and diameter:
      Height: 59 feet
      Square Width: 8 feet

  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
      Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
      Air Quality Division
      Attn: Mike DuBois
      1410 N. Hilton
      Boise, ID 83706-1255

      Phone: 208.373.0502

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