Nucor Steel Auburn, Inc. - Permitting Information
1. Facility Information
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York 13021
3. Distance from US/Canada Border
approximately 45-60 miles
4. Facility Type and Size
Electric arc furnace steel mill with rolling mill. Approximately 600,000 tons per year of steel scrap is recycled.
5. Sources of Emissions
Principal emission sources are electric arc furnace and reheat furnace. Other minor, miscellaneous sources are present.
6. Type of Fuel
Electricity and natural gas are the principal fuels. Coal, coke, coke breeze and scrap tires may be used as carbon sources.
7. Type and Quantity of Emissions
Emission increases associated with the combined modifications are 377.8 tons per year (tpy) for CO, 57.9 tpy for NOx, 41.85 tpy for SO2, 23.9 tpy for VOCs and 2.32 tpy for particulates.
8. Emission Control Technology
Positive pressure baghouse for the EAF and Melt Shop; ultra low-NOx burners for the new reheat furnace.
9. Date Permit Application Received
May 20, 2003
10. Stack Height and Diameter
Baghouse has a ridge vent with a release height of 28.35 meters. Existing reheat furnace release height is 30.5 meters with a diameter of 1.83 meters
11. Permit Agency Contact
US EPA Region 2