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Public Notice: Agua Caliente Tribal Corporation; Approval of Request for Coverage under General Air Quality Permit for New or Modified Minor Gasoline Dispensing Facilities in Indian Country Within California

Publish Date: 09/11/2019


Source ID #57
Application #2019-007-GP

Final Action

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9 is providing public notice of its approval of a Request for Coverage under the General Air Quality Permit for New or Modified Minor Source Gasoline Dispensing Facilities in Indian Country within California (CA-GDF General Permit) from the Agua Caliente Tribal Corporation (Applicant). This approval pertains to the construction and operation of the Agua Caliente Tribal Corporation Gasoline Dispensing Facility (Source), a gasoline dispensing facility (GDF), to be located on the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation, near Rancho Mirage, California. EPA is approving the Applicant’s request pursuant to the provisions of Clean Air Act (CAA) sections 110(a) and 301(d) and EPA's Federal Indian Country Minor New Source Review (NSR) Program at Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) title 40, sections 49.151-49.161 (Tribal Minor NSR Program).

Source Location(s)

32279 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, California 92270
Agua Caliente Indian Reservation

EPA Region 9’s approval of the Request for Coverage for the Source under the CA-GDF General Permit is a final agency action for purposes of judicial review only for the issue of whether the Source qualifies for coverage under the CA-GDF General Permit. See 40 CFR 49.156(e)(6). Any petition for review of this approval action must be filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit pursuant to CAA section 307(b). This approval is effective as of September 10, 2019.

Administrative Record

The final approval decision, EPA Region 9’s Technical Support Document for this action, and all other supporting information are available through under Docket ID No. EPA-R09-OAR-2019-0414. This information may also be viewed in person, Monday through Friday (excluding Federal holidays) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at EPA Region 9, located at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Due to building security procedures, please call Sheila Tsai at (415) 972-3328 at least 24 hours in advance to arrange a visit. Sheila Tsai can also be reached through EPA Region 9’s toll-free general information line at (866) 372-9378.

Additional Information

If you have questions, or if you wish to obtain further information, please contact Sheila Tsai at (415) 972-3328, via email at, or at the EPA mailing address above. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive future information about this approval action or other permit decisions issued by EPA Region 9, please contact EPA Region 9 at the address listed above or send an email to

***Please bring the foregoing notice to the attention of all persons who would be interested in this matter.***

Applicant or Respondent

Agua Caliente Tribal Corporation

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