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Corning, Incorporated

  1. Name of the facility:
      Central Wayne Energy Recovery, L. P.

  2. Location:
      4901 Inkster, Dearborn Heights, MI

  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
      30 miles

  4. Type/size of the facility:
      existing municipal waste incinerator facility, 157 MMBtu/hour

  5. Source of emissions:
      small municipal waste combustors ( 250 t/day each), one large combustor (300 t/day) and their associated burners; storage silos.

  6. Type of fuel:
      Natural gas

  7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates:

      PM10 - 3.69 PPH
      SO2 - 49 PPH
      NOx - 65.8 PPH
      CO - 12.2 PPH for the small waste combustors and 14.6 PPH for the large waste combustor
      HCl - 17.4 PPH
      VOC - 2.4 PPH

  8. Emission control technology:

    • fabric filter for PM/PM-10 and trace metals;
    • Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction system (SNCR) using urea injection to control NOx;
    • activated carbon injection, to reduce mercury, mercury chloride, and dioxin/furans;
    • spray dryer absorber to reduce HCl, SO2, and acid gas removal;

  9. Date permit application received:

  10. Stack height and diameter:
    • stack testing procedures and the location of the stack are in concordance with 40 CFR Part 60 Appendix A
    • the exhaust gas from the municipal waste combustor is discharged from a stack at an exit point equal or more than 225 ft above ground level, with a maximum diameter of 10 ft;

  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
      Randy Telesz
      Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
      Air Quality Division,
      Hollister Building,
      106 West Allegan Street
      PO Box 30260
      Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
      Tel. 517 373- 7089



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