Notice of Proposal to Approve ConocoPhillips' Application for an Air Quality Control Minor Permit for the Kuparuk River Unit Drill Site 1H


The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has made a preliminary decision to approve ConocoPhillips’ application for Air Quality Control Minor Permit AQ0267MSS09 for the Kuparuk River Unit Drill Site 1H.

Applicant:       ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., PO Box 100360, Anchorage, AK 99501-0360

Location:        Latitude: 70.36o North; Longitude: 149.60o West

Activity:          The minor permit is classified under 18 AAC 50.508(6) for revising the terms and conditions of a Title I permit.

Emissions:       This project will not affect the oxides of nitrogen (NOx), coarse and fine particulate matter (PM-10 and PM-2.5), and sulfur dioxide (SO2) potential emissions.

ADEC Preliminary Review: Based on review of the applications ADEC drafted a preliminary permit decision for the project under AS 46.14 and 18 AAC 50.

Available Information: Copies of the permit application, ADEC’s preliminary permit and technical analysis report (TAR) are available at the following offices:

ADEC Air Permits Program, 410 Willoughby Ave., Ste. 303, PO Box 111800, Juneau, AK 99811

ADEC Air Permits Program, 555 Cordova Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

For inquiries and copies of documents, you may contact Alan Schuler at, or (623) 271-9028. The preliminary permit and TAR are also available at ADEC’s website at:

Opportunity for Public Participation: Notice is given that any interested person may present written statements relevant to the draft documents by the close of the public comment period. Written comments will be included in the record if received by the close of the comment period. ADEC will consider all comments received and make any changes ADEC finds beneficial or necessary to assure compliance with 18 AAC 50 or State Law. ADEC will issue a final decision to issue or deny the permit after the close of the public comment period.

ADEC complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolfe at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 by the 15th day of this public comment period to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

Please direct written comments pertaining to our preliminary permit decision to Alan Schuler by mail to ADEC/Air Permit Program, 410 Willoughby Ave, Ste 303, PO Box 111800, Juneau, AK 99811-1800; by fax to (907) 465-5129; or by email to ADEC will accept comments on the proposed action through 4:30 p.m. Alaska time on June 19, 2017.

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Created 5/18/2017 3:50:16 PM by tlollila


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: AQ0267MSS09
Publish Date: 5/18/2017
Archive Date: 6/20/2017
  • Public Comments Due
    6/19/2017 4:30pm