GHG Permitting Issued 4 permits Florida Power and Light Port Everglades TECO Shady Hills New Hope FL SIP set to be signed Biomass Deferral
GHG Permitting Progress Permitting continues to be dominated by the energy, oil and gas, and chemical sectors. Permitting has resulted in application of energy efficiency standards for most sources. Add-on controls are increasing, but are still only applied to a relatively small number of sources. 4
Permit Extension Guidance www.epa.gov/region07/air/nsr/nsrmemos/extend14.p df www.epa.gov/region07/air/nsr/nsrmemos/extend14.p df Primarily applies to EPA and delegated permitting authorities Key points Applicant must show that an extension is justified Case by case First request would not necessarily mean revisiting BACT, air quality analysis, etc. Second request would require a more substantive review of BACT, air quality analysis, etc.
Modeling Issues The short term standards continue to be difficult. Early conversations with the permitting authority are a must. Answer EPA comments!
Environmental Justice High priority for our Regional Administrator and Administrator Highly recommend engaging citizens early and often Guidance for EPA can be found at: www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/plan-ej
Staffing Changes Title V EPA Contacts Andy Porter – Georgia Eva Land – Tennessee Yolanda Adams – Mississippi Randy Terry – Alabama Art Hofmeister – Kentucky Natasha Hazziez – Florida Ana Oquendo – Florida Lorinda Shepherd – North Carolina James Purvis – South Carolina Tribal Contact Ana Oquendo and Lori Shepherd Environmental Justice Randy Terry OCS Kelly Fortin NSR Heather Ceron