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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Plum Creek Manufacturing, LP Evergreen Facility - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Plum Creek Manufacturing, LP
Evergreen Facility

2. Location

Approximately 3 miles northeast of Kalispell, Montana near the Evergreen subdivision in SW1/4 Section 33, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, Flathead County. Evergreen Facility
P.O. Box 5257
Kalispell, Montana 59903

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

Facility is approximately 107 km from the U.S./Canada border.

4. Facility Type and Size

Wood products complex for the production of lumber and plywood. Proposing to increase the boiler steam production capacity from 100,000 lbs/hr to 140,000 lbs/hr.

5. Sources of Emissions

One wood-fired Stoker boiler, two veneer dryers, many baghouses and cyclones from the sawmill, planer, and plywood process, medium density overlay process, scarfing line process, remanufacturing process, and fugitive emissions from mill vehicles and log yard activity.

6. Type of Fuel

Wood waste

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

Emissions increases (and decreases) due to modification:

Particulate - 7.65 TPY
PM-10 - 8.06 TPY
NOx 228.0 TPY
VOC 11.1 TPY
CO 1100.0 TPY
SO2 3.76 TPY

Modification is major for NOx and CO only, thus only the NOx and CO emissions need to be addressed in the BACT analysis. Modification consists of an increase in the steam production from the wood-fired Stoker boiler from 100,000 lbs/hr to 140,000 lbs/hr. Area is nonattainment for PM-10.

8. Emission Control Technology

Applicant is proposing no additional controls for the Stoker boiler.

9. Date Permit Application Received

Permit application is dated October 2, 1996 from the State of Montana and was received by Region VIII on October 10, 1996.

10. Stack Height and Diameter

Stoker boiler stack information: height = 102 feet and diameter = 7.167 feet.

11. Permit Agency Contact

Jeff Briggs, Environmental Engineer
Montana Department of Health & Environmental Sciences
Air Quality Division
836 Front Street
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, Montana 59620-0901

Data Entered: 12/12/1996