Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program: Petitions for Objection to State Operating Permit for Hunter Power Plant (Emery County, Utah) and State Operating Permit for Coyote Station Power Plant (Mercer County, North Dakota)
The EPA Administrator signed orders, dated January 13, 2021, and January 15, 2021, denying the petitions submitted on separate permitting actions in Utah and North Dakota, respectively. The January 13, 2021 Order pertains to two petitions submitted by the Sierra Club requesting that EPA object to the issuance of the Clean Air Act (CAA) title V operating permit issued to the Hunter Power Plant in Castle Dale, Emery County, Utah, by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality (UDAQ). The January 13, 2021 Order responds to Sierra Club's April 11, 2016 petition regarding title V operating permit # 1500101002 (2016 Permit), and Sierra Club's October 20, 2020 petition regarding title V operating permit # 1500101004 (2020 Permit). The January 15, 2021 Order responds to petitions submitted by Casey and Julie Voigt requesting that EPA object to the title V operating permit issued to the Coyote Station Power Plant in Beulah, Mercer County, North Dakota, by the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDDEQ). The Orders constitute final actions on the petitions.