Great Northern Paper Millinocket Mill - Permitting Information
1. Facility Information
Great Northern Paper Millinocket Mill
3. Distance from US/Canada Border
60 miles and 96 km.
4. Facility Type and Size
Major source modification of sulfite process pulp and paper mill. Physical changes include rebuilding Great Northern Paper's (GNP's) #11 paper machine for greater speed and heavier basis weight "supercalendar" paper; replacing a roll wrapping line with one to take a larger roll; improving drainage on #7 and #8 paper machines for 6% greater speed; and increasing pulp bleaching capacity from 278 to 380 ADT/Day.
5. Sources of Emissions
Most emission increases would occur because of greater fuel oil burning in the power boilers, and pulp production in the RMP and sulfite mills.
6. Type of Fuel
7. Type and Quantity of Emissions
|Pollutant Actual Emissions (tpy)||Future Actual (tpy)||Current License (tpy)||(=Current & Future Allowables)|
8. Emission Control Technology
Because emission increases would not occur at new/modified units, no new emission controls or other restrictions will apply to the plant.
9. Date Permit Application Received
Don't know when Maine BAQ received a complete permit application, but Region 1 received a draft permit from Maine on 6/28/2000.
10. Stack Height and Diameter
Power boiler: 106 m. and 50.5 m.; MgO Recovery boiler: 103 m. and 2.4 m.; and Sulfite process: 65 m. and 0.76 m.
11. Permit Agency Contact
Kathy Neil, P.E.,
Maine DEP - BAQ
17 State House Station
Augusta Maine 04333-0017