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Meiden Technical Center

  1. Name of the facility:
    Meiden Technical Center
  2. Location:
    15810 Centennial Drive, Northville, MI
  3. Distance from the US/Canada border:
    about 50 km
  4. Type/size of the facility:
    new engine testing facility
  5. Source of emissions:
    Up to 11 engine test cells for testing of automotive engines up to 800 hp in size.
  6. Type of fuel:
    gasoline, ethanol, diesel, and biodiesel fuels (for the purposes of this permit, gasoline  and ethanol are considered equivalent, and diesel and biodiesel are considered  equivalent)
  7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates:
    for all the test cells: NOx 176.0 pph and 97.0 tpy, CO 883.7 pph and 441.8 tpy,
                            VOC 35.9 tpy,  Formaldehyde 1.32 tpy
  8. Emission control technology
  9. Date permit application received:
    July 2007
  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 
    84  in and minimum height 215 ft)
  11. Permit agency's contact name, address, telephone number:
    Jim Donaldson
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, 
    Air Quality Division, 
    Constitution Hall, 
    525 West Allegan Street
    PO Box 30260
    Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
    Tel. 517 241 - 7470

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