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New Source Review (NSR) Permitting

Presque Isle Power Plant (Wisconsin Electric Power Company) - Permitting Information

1. Facility Information

Presque Isle Power Plant (Wisconsin Electric Power Company)

2. Location

2701 N. Lakeside Blvd., Marquette, MI  49855

3. Distance from US/Canada Border

Approximately 120 km

4. Facility Type and Size

Boilers 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are 90 MW each

5. Sources of Emissions

Coal fired steam producing electric generation boilers

6. Type of Fuel

Bituminous and sub-bituminous coal; fuel oil fired start up

7. Type and Quantity of Emissions

Expected decreases after modification:
SO2 6492 tpy
NOx 2415 tpy
Ozone 1 tpy
H2SO4 1.6 tpy

Expected increases after modification:
CO 450 tpy
PM 22.4 tpy
PM10 8.36 tpy
PM2.5 8.3 tpy
GHG 7873 tpy

8. Emission Control Technology

The company proposes to install air quality control systems consisting of overfire air, new low NOx burners on units 5 and 6, SO2 and HAP acid gas control via spray dryer absorbers  on 5, 6, and 7, and dry sorbent injection on 8 and 9.  Powder activated carbon injection for  Hg control currently on 7, 8, and 9, to be added to 5 and 6.  Existing fabric filters and booster  fans associated with retired boilers 1-4 will be reused for particulate removal for 5 and 6. 

9. Date Permit Application Received

March 21, 2013

10. Stack Height and Diameter

400 feet (121.9 meters)

11. Permit Agency Contact

Mary Ann Dolehanty
Permit Supervisor
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
525 West Allegan St.
P.O. Box 30473
Lansing, MI  48909
800 662-9278