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US/Canada Air Quality Agreement - Permitting Information

  1. Name of facility :
      Detroit Edison, Belle River Power Plant

  2. Location:
      China Township, St. Clair County, MI  48054

  3. Distance from U.S./Canada border:
      within 30 miles or 48 km.

  4. Type and size of Facility:
      Installing three 82.4 MW turbines and modifying three existing turbines rated at 82.4 MW

  5. Source of Emissions:
      Combustion turbine

  6. Type of fuel:
      natural gas

  7. Type and quantity of emissions:
      Major for NOx (465 tpy), CO (770 tpy), and PM10

  8. Emission control technology:
      low NOx burners; good combustion practices

  9. Date permit application received:
      EPA received application 8/28/00.

  10. Stack height and diameter:
      Proposed stack parameters - minimum height 56 feet, and maximum dimension of 108 in. by 228 in

  11. Permitting Authority:
      Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
      Contact Lori Peacock at 517-373-7082

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