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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Meiden Technical Center - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Meiden Technical Center

2. Location

15810 Centennial Drive, Northville, MI

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

about 50 km

4. Facility Type and Size

new engine testing facility

5. Sources of Emissions

Up to 11 engine test cells for testing of automotive engines up to 800 hp in size.

6. Type of Fuel

gasoline, ethanol, diesel, and biodiesel fuels (for the purposes of this permit, gasoline  and ethanol are considered equivalent, and diesel and biodiesel are considered  equivalent)

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

for all the test cells: NOx 176.0 pph and 97.0 tpy, CO 883.7 pph and 441.8 tpy, VOC 35.9 tpy,  Formaldehyde 1.32 tpy

8. Emission Control Technology


9. Date Permit Application Received

July 2007

10. Stack Height and Diameter

The stacks' minimum heights above ground level and maximum diameters are in concordance with 40 CFR 52.21 Subparts (c) and (d) (maximum diameter is 84  in and minimum height 215 ft)

11. Permit Agency Contact

Jim Donaldson
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
Air Quality Division,
Constitution Hall,
525 West Allegan Street
PO Box 30260
Lansing, MI, 48909 - 7760
Tel. 517 241 - 7470