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Public Notice: Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc., Saipan Terminal Title V Operating Permit

Publish Date: 11/13/2018


The Region 9 office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requests public comment on a draft Operating Permit for Mobil Oil Mariana Islands, Inc., Saipan Terminal, a bulk petroleum products terminal located at Puerto Rico Port Drive in Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

This source is required to obtain a Clean Air Act Title V Operating Permit in accordance with 40 CFR Part 71. The permit contains all the Clean Air Act requirements that apply to the source and requires that the source conduct monitoring sufficient to enable the EPA and the public to determine whether the source is complying with the applicable air quality requirements. This proceeding is subject to the administrative requirements of 40 CFR 71.11.

A copy of the draft permit prepared by the EPA, the statement of basis for the draft permit, the application, and all supporting materials submitted by the source are available for review by the public at the following locations:

  1. At the office of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Division of Environmental Quality:
    Ray Masga ( Director
    Bureau of Environmental & Coastal Quality
    Division of Environmental Quality
    Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    P. O. Box 501304 C.K.
    Saipan, MP 96950-1304
    Telephone: 1-670-664-8500
  2. By contacting Shaheerah Kelly ( of the Air Permits Office at 415-947-4156 or by writing to:
    Shaheerah Kelly
    U.S. EPA, Region 9 (AIR-3)
    75 Hawthorne Street
    San Francisco, CA 94105
  3. At the EPA Region 9 office (address above), Monday through Friday, from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M., excluding federal holidays
  4. Online at under Docket ID No. EPA-R09-OAR-2018-0695

Pursuant to 40 CFR 71.11(f), the EPA shall hold a Public Hearing if the Regional Administrator finds, on the basis of requests, a significant amount of public interest in a draft permit. Requests for a Public Hearing must contain the reasons for requesting a hearing. If a Public Hearing is granted, a public notice stating the date, time and place of the hearing will be made at least 30 days prior to the hearing and the comment period will be extended through the hearing date.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for updates on a particular facility or for updates on the EPA’s Title V Operating Permit program, please contact the EPA at the address listed above.

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

Applicant or Respondent

Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc. Saipan Terminal
Puerto Rico Port Drive
Saipan, MP

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