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DTE Gas Company, Milford Compressor Station

1. Name of the facility

  • DTE Gas Company, Milford Compressor Station

2. Location

  • 3515 Childs Lake Road, Milford, Michigan

3. Distance from the US/Canada border

  • Approximately 20 km

4. Type/size of the facility

  • Boilers 5, 6, 7,8, and 9 are 90 MW each

5. Source of emissions

  • Four (4,000hp) natural gas fired combustion internal combustion engines that drive natural gas compressors. Proposing to install five new combustion turbines (10,504hp each turbine) to drive compressors. A new natural gas emergency generator (1506kw). Two small boilers (6MMBtu/hr) for heating.

6. Type of fuel

  • Natural gas

7. Type/quantity of mass emission rates

  • Expected decreases after modification:
  • Expected increases after modification:
    CO 165.2 tpy
    Nox 103.8
    PM 20.4 tpy
    SO2 5.8
    H2SO4 0.1
    PM10 25.7 tpy
    PM2.5 25.7 tpy
    GHG (as CO2e) 203,593 tpy

8. Emission control technology

  • Dry low-NOx and emission limit of 15ppm at 15% O2 for NOx for combustion turbines; low-NOx burner and emission limit of 0.05lb/MMBtu for auxiliary boilers; 1g/HP-hr and limited annual operation for NOx limit on emergency generator. Good engineering technology for PM emissions. GHG BACT 440 tons CO2e 12-month rolling average.

9. Date permit application received

  • October 20, 2015

10. Stack height and diameter

  • 106 feet (32 meters)

11.Permit agency’s contact name, address, telephone number

Annette Switzer
Acting Permit Supervisor
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
525 West Allegan St.
P.O. Box 30473
Lansing, MI  48909
800 662-9278


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