Notice of Proposal to Issue an Air Quality Control Minor Permit to the United States Air Force, Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson-Flightline

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson – Flightline

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has made a preliminary decision to approve the United States Air Force’s (USAF’s) application for Air Quality Control Minor Permit AQ0886MSS05 for the Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson – Flightline.

Applicant:      United States Air Force, 724 Quartermaster Rd, Suite 200 JBER, AK 99505

Location:       6326 Arctic Warrior Drive JBER, AK 99505

Activity:         The USAF’s application is classified under 18 AAC 50.508(5) for Owner Requested Limits (ORLs) to avoid PSD review under 18 AAC 50.306 for NOx and to avoid a minor permit under 18 AAC 50.502(c)(3) for PM-10 and PM-2.5.  This permit is also classified under 18 AAC 50.502(b)(3) for a rock crusher with a rated capacity of at least five tons per hour.

Emissions:     The change in potential emissions due to this permitting action are 2 tpy for NOx, 7 tpy for CO, 0 tpy for SO2, 0 tpy for VOC, 17 tpy for PM-2.5, and 17 tpy for PM-10.

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:

ADEC Air Permits Program, 410 Willoughby Avenue, 2nd floor, Juneau, AK 99801-1795
ADEC Air Permits Program, 555 Cordova Street, Anchorage, AK 99501.

For inquiries and copies of documents, you may contact Grace Petersen at the address listed above, or call (907) 465-1310. The preliminary permit and TAR 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 within 30 days after the first publication date. 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.

The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation 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 close of the public comment period to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

Please direct written statements or requests relevant to the proposed permit to Grace Petersen at ADEC’s office, by mail to PO Box 111800, Juneau, AK 99811, by facsimile at (907) 465-5129 or send e-mail to . Comments must be received by close of public comments period at 4:30 p.m. on July 11, 2019.

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Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: AQ0886MSS05
Publish Date: 6/11/2019
Archive Date: 7/12/2019
  • Public Comments Due
    7/11/2019 4:30pm