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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Norths Star Blue Scope Steel, LLC - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Norths Star Blue Scope Steel, LLC

2. Location

6767 County Road 9, Delta, OH

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

approximately 88 Km

4. Facility Type and Size

Steel Mill with electric arc furnace (EAF), ladle metallurgical furnaces (LMF), scrap steel and other raw material handling, slag crushing and screening, storage piles, and roadways

5. Sources of Emissions

primarily from the EAF and LMFs

6. Type of Fuel

natural gas

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

  EAFs* LMFs * Total Mass Emissions
NOx 0.54 0.03 179.6 lbs NOx/hr, 786.65 tons NOx/rolling 12-months
CO 7.0 0.5 2362.5 lbs CO/hr, 10,347.75 tons CO/rolling 12-months
OC 0.35 0.0 110.3 lbs OC/hr, 483.11 tons OC/rolling 12-months
SO2 0.1 0.15 78.8 lbs SO2/hr, 345.14 tons SO2/rolling 12-months
PE 0.0018 grains/dscf 38.2 lbs PE/hr, 167.24 tons PE/rolling 12-months

* Except for particulate emissions, emission factors in lbs per ton of steel produced

8. Emission Control Technology

baghouses, low Nox burners, post combustion chamber

9. Date Permit Application Received

August 18, 2005

10. Stack Height and Diameter

28 m, 13 m

11. Permit Agency Contact

Mike Hopkins
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Lazarus Government Center
122 S. Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 644-3611