Notice of Proposal to Issue an Air Quality Control Minor Permit and a Significant Revision to the Title V Operating Permit for the United States Air Force's Eareckson Air Station


The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has made a preliminary decision to approve United States Air Force’s application for Air Quality Control Minor Permit AQ0307MSS04 for the Eareckson Air Station. Additionally, ADEC proposes to issue a significant revision to the Title V operating permit using the integrated review procedures described in 18 AAC 50.326(c)(1).

Applicant:      United States Air Force

Location:       Shemya Island, Alaska

Activity:         United States Air Force’s application is classified under 18 AAC 50.508(5) and (6)

Emissions:     The permit authorizes the following increase in potential emissions: 3.3 tpy NOx, 2.9 tpy of SO2, and 0.8 tpy CO, 0.2 tpy of PM-10, PM-2.5, and VOC.

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

Available Information: Copies of the permit application, ADEC’s draft 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 James Renovatio at the Juneau/Anchorage address listed above, or send an email to The preliminary permit and TAR are also available at ADEC’s website at:

Opportunity for Public Participation:

Any interested person may present written statements relevant to the draft documents, as long as they are received within the timeframe listed below. 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. Any person may request a public hearing and that hearing will be held if ADEC finds that good cause exists.

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 by the 15th day of this public comment period to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

Please direct written statements or requests relevant to the proposed permit decision to James Renovatio by mail to ADEC Air Permits Program, PO Box 111800, Juneau, AK 99811; 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 September 13, 2018.

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Created 8/14/2018 9:58:25 AM by tlollila


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: AQ0307MSS04 & AQ0307TVP03 Rev. 2
Publish Date: 8/14/2018
Archive Date: 9/14/2018
  • Public Comments Due
    9/13/2018 4:30pm