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July 19, 1989 PSD APPEAL NO. 87-3 8.39

This document remands to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency review of four issues raised by EPA Region V in a petition for review of PSD permit authorizing Hibbing Taconite Company to modify its furnaces to burn petroleum coke as a fuel. Review of three issues raised by EPA was denied as described below.
  1. Bact for SO2 - discussion of fuel chosen for "base case" in analyzing BACT for SO2, cost comparison in BACT analyses, appropriate justification of fuel choice in defining viable control strategy, and the need for a detailed description and engineering analysis of the planned emissions reduction system. (Remanded)

  2. Unregulated pollutants (Denied)

  3. Prescribed emission limits for entire life of the permit (Remanded)

  4. BACT for PM (Remanded)

  5. Ambient Air and Public acess (Remanded)

  6. BACT for CO (Denied)

  7. Preconstruction monitoring (Denied)

Notebook Entries: 11.13; 7.8; 10.43

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