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[IDEM] IDEM invites public to an air permit meeting and hearing for St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC in St. Joseph County
Start Date: 10/3/2012
End Date: 10/3/2012
Entry Description

Who: Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

What: Public informational meeting and hearing

When: Thursday, October 4, 2012
            Public meeting 6 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. CDT
            Public hearing 7 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. CDT

Where: New Prairie High School, Cougar Den, 5333 N. Cougar Road, New Carlisle, Ind.
 
Website: www.idem.IN.gov
 
IDEM invites citizens to a public informational meeting followed by a public hearing about an air permit for St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC in New Carlisle, Indiana. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. CDT) and the public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. CDT) on Thursday, October 4, 2012, in the Cougar Den at New Prairie High School, 5333 N. Cougar Road, in New Carlisle.

St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC has applied to IDEM’s Office of Air Quality for a new source construction and Part 70 operating permit. IDEM has drafted an air permit, which the public may review. If approved, the permit would allow St. Joseph Energy Center, LLC to construct and operate a combined cycle combustion turbine electric generating facility.

IDEM staff will be available during the informational meeting to answer questions and accept written comments from the public. IDEM staff will accept oral and written comments about the draft air permit during the public hearing. 

Individuals unable to attend the meeting or hearing can submit written comments via mail, e-mail, fax or hand-delivery to IDEM through Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Comments should refer to permit number 141-31003-00579.

Mail or hand-deliver comments to:
    Indiana Department of Environmental Management
    Office of Air Quality
    100 North Senate Avenue
    Mail Code 61-53 IGCN 1003
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-2251

E-mail comments to: jbalogun@idem.IN.gov
Fax comments to: (317) 234-5257

The agency will consider all written comments submitted during the public comment period before making its final decision.

The public can see a copy of the draft air permit on the IDEM website at www.idem.IN.gov or at these locations: 

  • New Carlisle Olive Township Library, 408 South Bray Street, New Carlisle,
  • IDEM Northern Regional Office, 300 N. Michigan Street, Suite 450, South Bend,
  • IDEM's Central File Room, 12th floor of the Indiana Government Center North building, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis. To ensure a copy is available upon arrival, individuals should contact Central File Room staff at (317) 232-8667 beforehand to make arrangements. The IDEM Central File Room is open Monday through Friday, excluding official holidays, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (local time).

About IDEM
Established in 1986, IDEM (www.idem.IN.gov) implements federal and state regulations regarding the environment. Through compliance assistance, incentive programs and educational outreach, the agency encourages and aids businesses and citizens in protecting Hoosiers and our environment.

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Contact Information:
Name: Robert Elstro
Phone: (317) 232-8499
Email: relstro@idem.IN.gov
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Entry Category:
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  • Meetings
  • IN.gov Category:
  • Business & Agriculture
  • Agency Name
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