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Detroit Edison Company

  1. Name of the facility:
    Detroit Edison Company
  2. Location:
    3500 Front Street, Monroe, MI
  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
    about 25 km
  4. Type/size of the facility:
    proposed upgrade to the existing low-NOx burners 
       (Boiler 3) with more efficient ones
  5. Source of emissions:
    Boiler # 3 (output 795MW)
  6. Type of fuel:
    natural gas, coal
  7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates
    SO2 - 1.6 lb/MMBTU (this limit is a combined limit for 
          Boilers 1, 2, and 4), 
    PM - 0.12 lb/1,000 lb at 50% excess air.
  8. Emission control technology
    Low NOx burners, dry wire electrostatic  
    precipitator, SO3 flue gas conditioning system, 
    selective catalytic reduction  system.
  9. Date permit application received:
  10. Stack height and diameter:
    The stacks' minimum heights above ground level and maximum 
    diameters are in concordance with 40 CFR 52.21 Subparts (c) and (d) 
    (maximum diameter is 336 in and minimum height 805 ft)
  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
    David Riddle
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, 
    Air Quality Division, 
    Constitution Hall, 
    525 West Allegan Street
    PO Box 30260
    Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
    Tel. 517 373 - 7081

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