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DaimlerChrysler Corporation

  1. Name of the facility:
      DaimlerChrysler Corporation

  2. Location:
      Auburn Hills, Oakland County, Michigan

  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
      about 50 km

  4. Type/size of the facility:
      automotive manufacturing plant; the permit application is for an increase in fuel use for the existing eighty engine test cells (cells used to conduct various tests on vehicle engines); 50 cells are controlled and 30 are not controlled.

  5. Source of emissions:
      test cells

  6. Type of fuel:
      leaded and unleaded gasoline

  7. Type/quantity of emissions:

      Emission limits are as following;
      Pollutant     Controlled cells (TPY)     Uncontrolled Cells (TPY)
      NOx     218.2      32.1
      CO     20.8      501
      VOC     12.5     25.7
      Lead     0.58     0.37

  8. Emission control technology:
      the controlled test cells will use thermal oxidizers and catalytic converters to control NOx, CO, and VOC.

  9. Date permit application received:
      MDEQ received the application on February 11, 2002, and USEPA received the proposed permit on October 22, 2002.

  10. Stack height and diameter:
    • uncontrolled cells: two stacks 56 ft height/10 in diameter, one 56 ft height/16 in diameter,
    • controlled cells: three stacks 59 ft height/24 in diameter, one 56 ft height/16in diameter

  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
      Lori L. Peacock
      Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Air Quality Division
      PO Box 30260
      Lansing MI 48909
      Tel. 517-373-7082



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