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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Central Wayne Energy Recovery, L.P. - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Central Wayne Energy Recovery, L.P.

2. Location

4901 Inkster, Dearborn Heights, MI

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

30 miles

4. Facility Type and Size

existing municipal waste incinerator facility, 157 MMBtu/hour

5. Sources of Emissions

small municipal waste combustors ( 250 t/day each), one large combustor (300 t/day) and their associated burners; storage silos.

6. Type of Fuel

Natural gas

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

PM10 - 3.69 PPH
SO2 - 49 PPH
NOx - 65.8 PPH
CO - 12.2 PPH for the small waste combustors and 14.6 PPH for the large waste combustor
HCl - 17.4 PPH
VOC - 2.4 PPH

8. Emission Control Technology

  • fabric filter for PM/PM-10 and trace metals;
  • Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction system (SNCR) using urea injection to control NOx;
  • activated carbon injection, to reduce mercury, mercury chloride, and dioxin/furans;
  • spray dryer absorber to reduce HCl, SO2, and acid gas removal;

9. Date Permit Application Received


10. Stack Height and Diameter

  • stack testing procedures and the location of the stack are in concordance with 40 CFR Part 60 Appendix A
  • the exhaust gas from the municipal waste combustor is discharged from a stack at an exit point equal or more than 225 ft above ground level, with a maximum diameter of 10 ft;

11. Permit Agency Contact

Randy Telesz
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
Air Quality Division,
Hollister Building,
106 West Allegan Street
PO Box 30260
Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
Tel. 517 373- 7089