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Norths Star Blue Scope Steel. LLC

  1. Name of the facility:
      Norths Star Blue Scope Steel. LLC

  2. Location:
      6767 County Road 9, Delta, OH

  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
      approximately 88 Km

  4. Type/size of the facility:
      Steel Mill with electric arc furnace (EAF), ladle metallurgical furnaces (LMF), scrap steel and other raw material handling, slag crushing and screening, storage piles, and roadways

  5. Source of emissions:
      primarily from the EAF and LMFs

  6. Type of fuel:
      natural gas

  7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates:

      EAFs* LMFs * Total Mass Emissions
    NOx 0.54 0.03 179.6 lbs NOx/hr, 786.65 tons NOx/rolling 12-months
    CO 7.0 0.5 2362.5 lbs CO/hr, 10,347.75 tons CO/rolling 12-months
    OC 0.35 0.0 110.3 lbs OC/hr, 483.11 tons OC/rolling 12-months
    SO2 0.1 0.15 78.8 lbs SO2/hr, 345.14 tons SO2/rolling 12-months
    PE 0.0018 grains/dscf 38.2 lbs PE/hr, 167.24 tons PE/rolling 12-months

    * Except for particulate emissions, emission factors in lbs per ton of steel produced

  8. Emission control technology:
      baghouses, low Nox burners, post combustion chamber

  9. Date permit application received:
      August 18, 2005

  10. Stack height and diameter:
      28 m, 13 m

  11. Permitting agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
    Mike Hopkins
    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
    Lazarus Government Center
    122 S. Front Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614) 644-3611



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