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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Oregon Clean Energy Center - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Oregon Clean Energy Center

2. Location

816 Lallendorf Rd.
Oregon, Ohio  43616
Lucas County

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

Approximately 40 km

4. Facility Type and Size

799 megawatt electric generating facility

5. Sources of Emissions

Two natural gas-fired combined cycle combustion turbines (2,932 mmBtu/hr heat input each) with heat recovery steam generators (300 mmBtu/hr heat input duct burner each), 99 mmBtu/hr heat input natural gas-fired auxiliary boiler, 2,250 kW emergency diesel-fired generator, 223.8 kW emergency fire water pump, 16-cell mechanical draft wet cooling tower

6. Type of Fuel

Natural gas for: turbines, duct burners and boiler; ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel for emergency generator and fire water pump

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

Pollutant Tons/yr
CO 378.02
NOx 198.96
PM10 128.17
PM2.5 123.67
SO2 36.95
VOC 113.63
H2SO4 13.25
GHG 2,884,330
Ammonia 169.07

8. Emission Control Technology

Turbines/duct burners
Dry low NOx burners, SCR, catalytic oxidizer

Emergency diesel generator and fire pump
Maximum annual usage of 500 hours each

Auxiliary boiler
Low NOx burners with flue gas re-circulation, maximum 2,000 hours/yr operation

Cooling tower
Mist eliminator, total dissolved solids restriction

9. Date Permit Application Received

February 1, 2013

10. Stack Height and Diameter

Common heat recovery steam generator stack
stack height: 240 ft
inside diameter: 22 ft

Auxiliary boiler
stack height: 240 ft
inside diameter: 8 ft

Cooling Tower (12-cell)
stack height: 66 ft (each)
inside diameter: 33 ft (each)

Emergency generator
stack height: 53.5 ft
inside diameter: 0.78 ft

Emergency fire pump
stack height: 30 ft
inside diameter: 0.67 ft

11. Permit Agency Contact

Mike Hopkins
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Lazarus Government Center
50 West Town Street, Suite 700
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 644-3611