Notice of Proposal to Issue an Air Quality Control Operating Permit to the City of Unalaska's Dutch Harbor Power Plant



The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) proposes to issue Air Quality Control Operating Permit No. AQ0215TVP04 for the Dutch Harbor Power Plant under Alaska Statutes 46.14 and regulation 18 AAC 50.

Applicant: City of Unalaska
                  PO Box 610
                  Unalaska, AK 99685

Location:                   Latitude: 53º 53´ 18.6" North; Longitude: 166º 32´ 14.28" West

Activity:                     The Dutch Harbor Power Plant is a diesel-electric generating facility.


Application:              As required by 18 AAC 50, the City of Unalaska applied for a renewal operating permit for the Dutch Harbor Power Plant. ADEC received the application on November 3, 2017. This public notice is for the draft operating permit only.

Emissions:                 The potential annual emissions of regulated air contaminants at the facility are: 31 tons of particulate matter (PM-10), 1240 tons of nitrogen oxides (NOX), 5 tons of sulfur dioxide (SO2), 102 tons of carbon monoxide (CO), and 54 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOC). The total potential emissions of regulated air contaminants is 1432 tons per year.

Preliminary Review: Based on review of the application, ADEC has drafted a preliminary permit decision for the Dutch Harbor Power Plant.

Available Information: Copies of ADEC’s draft operating permit and statement of basis are available at ADEC’s Anchorage office, 555 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 269-7577.

The administrative record for this permit is available for review at the Anchorage office of ADEC during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

The draft operating permit and statement of basis are also available at ADEC’s website at:

Opportunity for Public Participation: Notice is also 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 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. Any person may request a public hearing and that hearing will be held if ADEC finds that good cause exists. 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 Theresa Zimmerman at (907) 465-6171 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 within 15 days of publication of this notice to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

Please direct written statements or requests relevant to the draft operating permit to Scott Faber by mail to 555 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99501, by fax at (907) 269-7508 or send e-mail to Comments must be received by close of public comments period at 4:30 p.m. on July 12, 2018.

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Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: AQ0215TVP04
Publish Date: 6/12/2018
Archive Date: 7/13/2018
  • Public Comments Due
    7/12/2018 4:30pm