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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Fritz Enterprises, Inc. - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Fritz Enterprises, Inc.

2. Location

255 Marion Street, River Rouge, MI

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

about 1 Km

4. Facility Type and Size

proposed installation and operation of an iron foundry cupola

5. Sources of Emissions

iron cupola

6. Type of Fuel


7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

Pollutant Limit Method of Control
CO 72.6 lb/hr (based on a 2.9 lb per ton of iron processed emission factor) Afterburner
NOx 11.0 lb/hr (based on a 0.44 lb per ton of iron processed emission factor) 0.44 lb per ton of iron
SO2 21.0 lb/hr Lime injection
SO2 300 ppmv, corrected to 50% excess air Lime injection
PM10 0.007 gr/dscf Afterburner, spark arrestor and baghouse
PM10 2.5 lb/hr Spark arrestor and baghouse
VOC 19.7 tpy Afterburner
Mercury 0.0153 tpy scrap management plan
Lead 0.292 tpy Spark arrestor and baghouse
Manganese 0.00726 lb/hr Spark arrestor and baghouse

8. Emission Control Technology

see table above

9. Date Permit Application Received

August 15, 2008

10. Stack Height and Diameter

stack= minimum height above ground level: 60 ft;
maximum diameter: 60 in

11. Permit Agency Contact

Nick Zabrodsky
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
Air Quality Division,
Constitution Hall
525 West Allegan Street
PO Box 30260
Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
Tel. 517-373-4921