UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, Region 4, Atlanta, Georgia, Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permit For Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Permit PSD-EPA-R4013
In accordance with the provisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA), Subchapter I, Part C, 42 U.S.C. § 7470, and the implementing Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) of Air Quality Regulations at the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 40, Section 52.21 (40 CFR § 52.21), and the Federal Implementation Plan at 40 CFR § 52.37 (effective December 30, 2010 and published at 75 FR 82246 (Dec. 30, 2010)) the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 hereby authorizes: EFS Shady Hills LLC to construct and operate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) air emissions units as a modification to the existing Shady Hills Generating Station located at 14240 Merchant Energy Way near the City of Spring Hill, in Pasco County, Florida.
This permit addresses greenhouse gas-related PSD requirements, only. For this Project, the State of Florida, through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, retains jurisdiction over PSD permitting for regulated pollutants other than greenhouse gases. This permit shall not relieve the owner or operator of the responsibility to comply fully with all applicable provisions of federal and state law.
The EPA issues this permit pursuant to Subchapter I, Part C, of the Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. § 7470, and the implementing PSD Regulations at 40 CFR § 52.21, and the Federal Implementation Plan at 40 CFR § 52.37 (effective December 30, 2010 and published at 75 FR 82246 (Dec. 30, 2010)). This permit is based upon application materials submitted to the EPA by EFS Shady Hills LLC (Shady Hills), dated September 25, 2012, November 30, 2012, March 27, 2013, and July 26, 2013, supplemental submittals in the administrative record for this permit action, and upon the technical analysis performed by the EPA.