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Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation for the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant

Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation for the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant

Pursuant to Rule 206, of Imperial County Air Pollution Control District (ICAPCD) Rules and Regulations, the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) has made a preliminary decision to issue an Authority to Construct (ATC) Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation (CalEnergy) for a proposed modification to the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant located at 786 W. Sinclair Rd., Calipatria, CA. The project consists of the installation of one new back-pressure turbine and one hydrogen sulfide (H2S) emissions control system. ATC No. 1890F-3 will include conditions to ensure that all ICAPCD requirements will be satisfied.

The public has an opportunity to submit comments regarding this proposed decision to the ICAPCD. Written comments will be received by the ICAPCD for a period of thirty (30) days after publication of this notice. The closing date for the submission of comments is September 10, 2017. The Draft ATC, permit application, and supporting documentation may be examined at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District Office, located at 150 South Ninth Street, El Centro, CA 92243.

If you have any questions or would like to receive additional information regarding this matter, please contact Thomas Brinkerhoff (ICAPCD Engineer) or Jesus Ramirez (ICAPCD Division Manager), at (442) 265-1800.

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