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Presque Isle Power Plant (Wisconsin Electric Power Company)


  1. Name of the facility:
    • Presque Isle Power Plant (Wisconsin Electric Power Company)
  1. Location:
    • 2701 N. Lakeside Blvd., Marquette, MI  49855
  1. Distance from the US/Canada border:
    • Approximately 120 km
  1. Type/size of the facility:
    • Boilers 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are 90 MW each
  1. Source of emissions:
    • Coal fired steam producing electric generation boilers
  1. Type of fuel:
    • Bituminous and sub-bituminous coal; fuel oil fired start up
  1. Type/quantity of mass emission rates:
    • Expected decreases after modification:
      SO2 6492 tpy
      NOx 2415 tpy
      Ozone 1 tpy
      H2SO4 1.6 tpy
    • Expected increases after modification:
      CO 450 tpy
      PM 22.4 tpy
      PM10 8.36 tpy
      PM2.5 8.3 tpy
      GHG 7873 tpy
  1. Emission control technology
    • The company proposes to install air quality control systems consisting of overfire air, new low NOx burners on units 5 and 6, SO2 and HAP acid gas control via spray dryer absorbers  on 5, 6, and 7, and dry sorbent injection on 8 and 9.  Powder activated carbon injection for  Hg control currently on 7, 8, and 9, to be added to 5 and 6.  Existing fabric filters and booster  fans associated with retired boilers 1-4 will be reused for particulate removal for 5 and 6. 
  1. Date permit application received:
    • March 21, 2013
  1. Stack height and diameter:
    • 400 feet (121.9 meters)
  1. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:

    Mary Ann Dolehanty
    Permit Supervisor
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
    525 West Allegan St.
    P.O. Box 30473
    Lansing, MI  48909
    800 662-9278

 

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