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Severstal North America

  1. Name of the facility:
      Severstal North America

  2. Location:
      3001 Miller Rd, Dearborn, MI

  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
      about 20 Km

  4. Type/size of the facility:
      Steel and iron production facility

  5. Source of emissions:
      Blast furnaces, basic oxygen furnace, refining facilities, annealing furnace, slab reheat furnaces

  6. Type of fuel:
      Natural gas and furnace gas

  7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates

      CO: blast furnace stove limits are 13.7 lb/MMscf blast (furnace gas burned) and 84.0 lb/MMscf (natural gas burned), 61.7 lb/hour
      SO2: Furnance stove limits are 14.37 lb/MMscf blast furnace gas burned (58.3 lb/hr) and 16.62 lb/MMscf blast furnace gas burned (67.3 lb/hr) if another blast furnace is not operating; 1465 lb/hr
      VOC: 4.31 lb/hr
      NOx: 13.5 lb/MMscf (furnace gas burned) and 140 lb/MMscf (natural gas burned)
      PM and PM10: from 0.0015 gr/dscf to 0.01 gr/dscf, depending on the equipment

  8. Emission control technology
      Low-NOx burners, baghouses, ESP, good combustion practices fuel sulfur content monitoring

  9. Date permit application received:
      July 13, 2005

  10. Stack height and diameter:
      stacks( minimum heights and maximum diameters are in concordance with 40 CFR 52.21 Subparts (c) and (d).

  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
      Jim Donaldson
      Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
      Air Quality Division,
      PO Box 30260
      Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
      Tel. 517 241-7470



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