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Governor Rick Snyder 4 Director Dan Wyant

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY


PO BOX 30473
LANSING MI 48909-7973


ENVIRONMENTAL CALENDAR August 25, 2014




ENVIRONMENTAL
ASSISTANCE CENTER
800-662-9278
E-mail: deq-assist
@michigan.gov


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to environmental programs, answers to environmental questions, referrals to technical
staff, and quick response. Questions on any items listed in the calendar can be referred
to the EAC.

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CONTENTS PART I: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, PERMITTING, AND RELATED
REGULATIONS
*Permit Decisions Before the Office of the Director 3
*Other Decisions Before the Office of the Director 3
*Proposed Settlements of Contested Cases 5
*Administrative Rules Promulgation 5
*Announcements 5
*Public Hearings and Meetings 5
*Division Permit Contacts 13
PART II: CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, AND TRAINING 14
PROGRAMS


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Map of DEQ Permit and Other Decisions Before the Office of the Director



Information relating to these decisions is available on the following pages.
Keweenaw
Houghton
Ontonagon
Gogebic
Baraga
Iron
Marquette
Dickinson
Menominee
Delta
Alger

Schoolcraft
Luce
Mackinac

Chippewa
Emmet
Cheboygan
Presque Isle
Charlevoix
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Antrim
Otsego Montmorency Alpena
Leelanau

Benzie
Grand
Traverse
Kalkaska

Crawford Oscoda Alcona
Manistee

Wexford Missaukee
Roscommon
Ogemaw Iosco
Mason Lake Osceola Clare Gladwin Arenac
Oceana
Newaygo
Mecosta Isabella Midland

Bay
Huron
Muskegon Kent

Montcalm Gratiot Saginaw
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Tuscola
Sanilac

Ottawa


Ionia Clinton
Shiawassee
Genesee
Lapeer
St. Clair
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Allegan Barry Eaton Ingham
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Livingston
Oakland


Macomb
Van Buren Kalamazoo Calhoun J ackson Washtenaw

Wayne
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Berrien
Cass St. J oseph Branch Hillsdale Lenawee Monroe
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PART I:
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, PERMITTING AND RELATED REGULATIONS

Permit Decisions Before the Office of the Director

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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SEVERSTAL DEARBORN, LLC, DEARBORN, WAYNE COUNTY, on a proposed draft Permit for
a proposed machine scarfing operation, touch up hand scarfing and slab cutting/slicing operation.
The facility is located at 4001 Miller Road, Dearborn, Michigan. Additionally, the proposed machine
scarfing operation, touch up hand scarfing and slab cutting/slicing operation will require revisions to
Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) No. 19970004. This public comment period meets the public
participation requirements for a future administrative amendment to the ROP. The responsible official
for the sources is J ames E. Earl, 14661 Rotunda Drive, Dearborn, Michigan. New Source Review
and ROP public notice documents can be viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. Written comments
will be taken through August 27, 2014. A public hearing will be held on August 27, 2014 (see
August 27 listing in this calendar). Written comments should be sent to Mark Mitchell, Acting Permit
Section Supervisor, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box
30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. All statements received by August 27, 2014, will be considered
by the decision-maker prior to final action. Information Contact: Annette Switzer, Air Quality
Division, switzera2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6803.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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KIRTLAND PRODUCTS, BOYNE CITY, CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, for the proposed draft permit for
the proposed modification and operation of their existing wood pellet manufacturing plant. The
proposed modification is to adjust the stack testing deadlines for the plant air system and the
grinder/dryer system due to the current wood supplys low moisture content. The facility is located
at 1 Altair Drive, Boyne City, Michigan. The New Source Review public notice documents can be
viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. Written comments are being accepted until September 12,
2014. If requested, an informational session and public hearing will be held September 24, 2014
(see September 24 listing in this calendar). Written comments should be sent to Mark C. Mitchell,
Acting Permit Section Supervisor, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality
Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. All statements received by September 12,
2014, will be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. Information Contact: Jeremy
Hoeh, Air Quality Division, hoehj@michigan.gov or 517-284-6794. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler,
Air Quality Division Acting Chief.


Other Decisions Before the Office of the Director

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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BASF CORPORATION, WYANDOTTE, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: M4777). Written comments are
being accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution
violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by August 27, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior to
final action. If a request is received in writing by August 27, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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FUTURENET GROUP, INC., DETROIT, WAYNE COUNTY. Written comments are being accepted
on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may
obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

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AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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UNIVERSITY SQUARE 2751, LLC, DETROIT, WAYNE COUNTY. Written comments are being
accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations.
You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION, ECORSE, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: A7809). Written
comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air
pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report
at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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INGHAM COUNTY LAND BANK, LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY. Written comments are being
accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations.
You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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PRESERVATION NON-PROFIT HOUSING CORPORATION, LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY.
Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve
alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff
Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml.
Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality
Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail
and all statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-
maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division,
wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting
Chief.

AIR QUALITY
DIVISION
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GENERAL MOTORS, LLC, SAGINAW METAL CASTING OPERATIONS, SAGINAW, SAGINAW
COUNTY (SRN: B1991). Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to
administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by September 24, 2014
to be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
September 24, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air
Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality
Division Acting Chief.

OFFICE OF
ENVIRONMENTAL
ASSISTANCE
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CLEAN CORPORATE CITIZEN DESIGNATION, LANSING BOARD OF WATER & LIGHT JOHN
F. DYE WATER CONDITIONING PLANT, 148 SOUTH CEDAR STREET, LANSING, INGHAM
COUNTY. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has received a Notice of Intent to
submit an application for Clean Corporate Citizen (C3) designation from Lansing Board of Water &
Light J ohn F. Dye Water Conditioning Plant, 148 South Cedar Street, Lansing, Michigan as
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provided for under Part 14, Clean Corporate Citizens, of the Natural Resources and Environmental
Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA). Lansing Board of Water & Light will provide
the application and supporting documentation for public review at the Capital Area District Library,
401 South Capital Avenue, Lansing, MI. Notice of this application is available at the Lansing City
Pulse, 1905 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing starting on August 8, 2014 with comments being
received until September 15, 2014. Information Contact: Jeff Spencer, Office of Environmental
Assistance, 517-284-6879. Decision-maker: DEQ Director.

WATER
RESOURCES
DIVISION
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PROPOSED DEED, ST. CLAIR COUNTY. Proposed deed to a 0.19- acre parel of Lake St. Clair
public trust bottomlands, Harsens Island, Clay Township, St. Clair County. File SBC 059 Usztan.
Contact: Tom Graf, Water Resources Division, 517 284-5561; graft@michigan.gov.
Decision-maker: Water Resources Division Chief.

Proposed Settlements of Contested Cases

NONE

Administrative Rules Promulgation

NONE

Announcements

WATER
RESOURCES
DIVISION
WATER QUALITY MONITORING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP). The Department of
Environmental Quality (DEQ), Water Resources Division (WRD), is announcing a request for
proposals for fiscal years 2015 and 2016 water quality monitoring projects. Projects will be funded
from the Clean Michigan Initiative-Clean Water Fund (CMI-CWF). Specifically, $300,000 is
available for local water quality monitoring projects and $200,000 is available for inland beach
grants. Local government and nonprofit entities are eligible for funding and are encouraged to
apply either individually or as part of a group. Applicants that receive funding will be required to
share the resulting data with the DEQ. The RFP will be available online J uly 14, 2014, at
http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3686_3728-87366--,00.html, or you may contact
Denise Page, WRD, at 517-284-5523, or paged@michigan.gov. The RFP contains detailed
instructions on developing a proposal, the DEQs funding priorities, the criteria by which proposals
will be evaluated, and the items that should be included with your application. Proposals are due
by August 29, 2014. A Webinar will be held on J uly 18, 2014, to provide background on the CMI-
CWF local water quality monitoring grant funds and answer questions related to the RFP. Details
for joining the Webinar are available at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/458853824. For
questions regarding the water quality monitoring grant projects (non-beach), please contact Tom
Alwin, WRD, at 517-284-5551 or alwint@michigan.gov. For questions regarding the inland beach
grants, please contact Shannon Briggs, WRD, at 517-284-5526, or briggss4@michigan.gov.

Public Hearings and Meetings
Note: Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in any of the meetings
noted in this Calendar should call or write the appropriate meeting information contact listed below at least
a week in advance to request mobility, visual, hearing, or other assistance.

WATER
RESOURCES
DIVISION
Active Public Notices and Hearings regarding Wetlands, Inland Lakes and Streams, Great Lakes
Submerged Lands, Dam Safety, Shorelands Protection and Management, and Sand Dunes are
available for public view through the Coastal and Inland Waters Permit Information System
(www.deq.state.mi.us/ciwpis).

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING NYLOK, LLC, CITY OF MACOMB, MACOMB
COUNTY, (SRN: N5656). Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to
administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J enine Camilleri, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
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comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by August 13, 2014 to
be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality
Division Acting Chief. Information Contact: Jenine Camilleri, Air Quality Division,
camillerij@michigan.gov or 517-284-6768.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CITY OF WYANDOTTE MUNICIPAL POWER
PLANT, CITY OF WYANDOTTE, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: B2132). Written comments are being
accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations.
You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by August 13, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior to
final action. If a request is received in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact:
Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY, WHITE
PIGEON, SAINT JOSEPH COUNTY (SRN: N5573). Written comments are being accepted on a
proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain
copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by August 13, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior to
final action. If a request is received in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact:
Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING GENERAL MOTORS LLC FLINT
ASSEMBLY, FLINT, GENESEE COUNTY (SRN: B1606), for the draft renewal of a Renewable
Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of manufacturing light-duty trucks. The draft permit is
intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air
emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Amy Farmer, G-3100
Van Slyke, Flint, Michigan 48551. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public
hearing are to be submitted to Robert Byrnes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air
Quality Division, Lansing District Office, Constitution Hall, 525 West Allegan, P.O. Box 30242, First
Floor South, Lansing, Michigan 48909, or via e-mail to byrnesr@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014.
The decision-maker for the permit is Michael F. McClellan, Lansing District Supervisor. If requested
in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Robert
Byrnes, Air Quality Division, byrnesr@michigan.gov or 517-284-6632.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES, CARLETON,
MONROE COUNTY (SRN: B1877), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP)
for the operation of two float glass lines. The draft permit is intended to simplify and clarify the
facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission changes at the stationary
source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The
responsible official of the stationary source is Misra Gautam, Plant Manager, 14600 Romine Road,
Carleton, Michigan 48117. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public
hearing are to be submitted to Brian Carley, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air
Quality Division, J ackson District Office, 301 East Louis Glick Highway, J ackson, Michigan 49201,
or via e-mail to carleyb@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is
Scott Miller, J ackson District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Brian Carley, Air Quality Division,
carleyb@michigan.gov or 517-780-7843.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CADILLAC CASTING, INC., CADILLAC,
WEXFORD COUNTY (SRN: B2178), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP)
for the operation of a ductile iron foundry. The draft permit is intended to simplify and clarify the
facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission changes at the stationary
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source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The
responsible official of the stationary source is Mark Wightman, 1500 Fourth Avenue, Cadillac,
Michigan 49601. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public hearing are to be
submitted to Eric Grinstern, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
Grand Rapids District Office, 350 Ottawa Avenue NW, Unit 10, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, or
via e-mail to grinsterne@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is
J anis Ransom, Cadillac District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Eric Grinstern, Air Quality Division,
grinsterne@michigan.gov or 616-356-0266.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING GENERAL MOTORS LLC - WARREN
TECHNICAL CENTER, WARREN, MACOMB COUNTY (SRN: B4049), for the draft renewal of a
Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of a research and development facility. The
draft permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not
result in any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can
be viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Craig T.
Duprey, Facility Area Manager, 6250 Chicago Road, Facility Ops Building 480-101-240, Warren,
Michigan 48090. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public hearing are to be
submitted to Francisco S. Lim, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
Southeast Michigan District Office, 27700 Donald Court, Warren, Michigan 48092, or via e-mail to
limf@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is Christopher Ethridge,
Southeast Michigan District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing
may be scheduled. Information Contact: Francisco S. Lim, Air Quality Division, limf@michigan.gov
or 586-753-3742.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY LP,
NILES, BERRIEN COUNTY (SRN: B9073), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit
(ROP) for the operation of a bulk petroleum storage and distribution facility. The draft permit is
intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air
emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Timothy Aydt, 539
South Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a
public hearing are to be submitted to Matt Deskins, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,
Air Quality Division, Kalamazoo District Office, 7953 Adobe Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009, or
via e-mail to deskinsm@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is
Mary Douglas, Kalamazoo District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Matt Deskins, Air Quality Division,
deskinsm@michigan.gov or 269-567-3542.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING FORD MOTOR COMPANY ELM STREET
BOILERHOUSE, DEARBORN, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: M4764), for the draft renewal of a
Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of Elm Street Boilerhouse 4 & 5. The draft
permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in
any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be
viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps.The responsible official of the stationary source is J oseph
Vicari, Manager, Ford Land Maintenance and Operations, Ford Motor Company Elm Street
Boilerhouse, 1200 Elm Street, Dearborn, Michigan 48124. Written comments on the draft ROP or
a request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Terseer Hemben, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Detroit District Office, 3058 West Grand Boulevard,
Suite 2-300, Detroit, Michigan 48202 or via e-mail to hembent@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014.
The decision-maker for the permit is Wilhemina McLemore, Detroit District Supervisor. If requested
in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Terseer
Hemben, Air Quality Division, hembent@michigan.gov or 313-456-4677.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING NEW COVERT GENERATING COMPANY,
LLC, COVERT VAN BUREN COUNTY (SRN: N6767), for the draft renewal of an Acid Rain Permit,
a draft renewal of Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Budget Permit, a draft
renewal of CAIR Annual Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Budget Permit, and a draft renewal of CAIR Ozone
NOx Budget Permit for the operation of three natural gas-fired turbines. The Acid Rain Permit,
CAIR SO2 Budget Permit, CAIR Annual NOx Budget Permit, and CAIR Ozone NOx Budget Permit
public notice documents can be viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the
stationary source is Todd S. J onas, 14302 FNB Parkway, Omaha, Nebraska 68154. Written
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comments on the draft Acid Rain Permit, CAIR SO2 Budget Permit, CAIR Annual NOx Budget
Permit, and CAIR Ozone NOx Budget Permit, or a request to hold a public hearing are to be
submitted to Brian Carley, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
J ackson District Office, 301 East Louis Glick Highway, J ackson, Michigan 49201 or via e-mail to
carleyb@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for these permits is Mary Douglas,
Kalamazoo District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Brian Carley, Air Quality Division, carleyb@michigan.gov or
517-780-7843.

AUGUST 13, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING NEW COVERT GENERATING COMPANY,
LLC, COVERT VAN BUREN COUNTY (SRN: N6767), for the draft renewal of a Renewable
Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of three natural gas-fired turbines with heat recovery
steam generators and duct burners to generate electrical energy for the public utilily grid. The draft
permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in
any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be
viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Todd J onas,
14302 FNB Parkway, Omaha, Nebraska 68154. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to
hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Dorothy Bohn, Michigan Department of Environmental
Quality, Air Quality Division, Kalamazoo District Office, 7953 Adobe Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan
49009, or via e-mail to bohnd@michigan.gov by August 13, 2014. The decision-maker for the
permit is Mary Douglas, Kalamazoo District Supervisor. If requested in writing by August 13, 2014,
a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Dorothy Bohn, Air Quality Division,
bohnd@michigan.gov or 269-567-3552.

AUGUST 27, 2014

6:00 p.m.
INFORMATIONAL
SESSION
7:00 p.m.
PUBLIC HEARING

INFORMATIONAL SESSION, PUBLIC HEARING, AND DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
REGARDING SEVERSTAL DEARBORN LLC, DEARBORN, WAYNE COUNTY, on a proposed
draft Permit for a proposed machine scarfing operation, touch up hand scarfing and slab
cutting/slicing operation. Additionally, the proposed machine scarfing operation, touch up hand
scarfing and slab cutting/slicing operation will require revisions to Renewable Operating Permit
(ROP) No. 199700004. This public comment period meets the public participation requirements for a
future administrative amendment to the ROP. The facility is located at 4001 Miller Road, Dearborn,
Michigan. The responsible official for the source is J ames E. Earl, 14661 Rotunda Drive, Dearborn,
Michigan. New Source Review and ROP public notice documents can be viewed at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The public hearing will be held on August 27, 2014, in the Auditorium at
the Fordson High School, 13800 Ford Road, Dearborn, Michigan. Prior to the hearing, an
informational session will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. where the Air Quality Division staff
will be available to answer questions; the public hearing will immediately follow. Written comments
should be sent to Mark Mitchell, Acting Permit Section Supervisor, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. All
statements received by August 27, 2014, will be considered by the decision-maker prior to final
action. Information Contact: Annette Switzer, Air Quality Division, switzera2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6803.

AUGUST 27, 2014 BASF CORPORATION, WYANDOTTE, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: M4777). Written comments are
being accepted on a proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution
violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by August 27, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior to
final action. If a request is received in writing by August 27, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or
517-284-6772. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief.

AUGUST 27, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING SEKISUI VOLTEK, LLC, COLDWATER,
BRANCH COUNTY (SRN: B8786), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP)
for the operation of a plastic foam material manufacturing operation. The permit is intended to
simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission
changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed on the Web at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is William Odisher, Plant
Manager, 17 Allen Avenue, Coldwater, Michigan 49036. Written comments on the draft ROP or a
request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Dale Turton, Michigan Department of
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Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Kalamazoo District Office, 7953 Adobe Road,
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009, or via e-mail to turtond@michigan.gov by August 27, 2014. The
decision-maker for the permit is Mary Douglas, Kalamazoo District Supervisor. If requested in
writing by August 27, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Dale Turton,
Air Quality Division, turtond@michigan.gov or 269-567-3554.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING THE PROPOSED REMOVAL OF THE
DEGRADATION OF BENTHOS BENEFICIAL USE IMPAIRMENT FROM THE ST. CLAIR RIVER
AREA OF CONCERN. A link to the Removal Recommendation document can be found at
www.michigan.gov/deqaocprogram. Under the Information heading, click on Michigans Areas of
Concern, then click on St. Clair River. Submit written comments to Melanie Foose, Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality, Office of the Great Lakes, 27700 Donald Court, Warren,
Michigan, 48092, or to foosem@michigan.gov by midnight on September 8, 2014. If requested in
writing, a public hearing may be scheduled. All comments received by September 8, 2014, will be
considered prior to final action. Additional details on this proposed action may be obtained from:
Melanie Foose, Office of the Great Lakes, 586-753-3866, or at foosem@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY
D.E. KARN/J.C. WEADOCK FACILITY, ESSEXVILLE, BAY COUNTY (SRN: B2840), for the draft
renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the transmission and generation of electricity
for sale. The permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will
not result in any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents
can be viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary
source is David Walter, 2742 North Weadock Highway, Essexville, Michigan 48732. Written
comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Sharon
LeBlanc, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Saginaw Bay District
Office, 401 Ketchum Street, Suite B, Bay City, Michigan 48708, or via e-mail to
leblancs@michigan.gov by September 10, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is Chris Hare,
Saginaw Bay District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing
may be scheduled. Information Contact: Sharon LeBlanc, Air Quality Division,
leblancs@michigan.gov or 989-894-6212.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY
D.E. KARN/J.C. WEADOCK FACILITY, ESSEXVILLE, BAY COUNTY (SRN: B2840), for the draft
renewal of an Acid Rain Permit, a draft renewal of Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Sulfur Dioxide
(SO2) Budget Permit, a draft renewal of CAIR Annual Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Budget Permit, and a
draft renewal of CAIR Ozone NOx Budget Permit for the operation of fossil fuel-fired electric
generation facilities. The Acid Rain Permit, CAIR SO2 Budget Permit, CAIR Annual NOx Budget
Permit, and CAIR Ozone NOx Budget Permit public notice documents can be viewed at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Guy Packard, Vice
President Generation Operations, 17000 Croswell Street, West Olive, Michigan 49460. Written
comments on the draft Acid Rain Permit, draft CAIR SO2 Budget Permit, draft CAIR Annual NOx
Budget Permit, and draft CAIR Ozone NOx Budget Permit, or a request to hold a public hearing,
are to be submitted to Brian Carley, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality
Division, J ackson District Office, 301 East Louis Glick Highway, J ackson, Michigan 49201, or via
e-mail to carleyb@michigan.gov by September 10, 2014. The decision-maker for these permits is
Chris Hare, Saginaw Bay District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September 10, 2014, a
public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Brian Carley, Air Quality Division,
carleyb@michigan.gov or 517-780-7843.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING, GENERAL MOTOR PONTIAC NORTH
CAMPUS, PONTIAC, OAKLAND COUNTY, (SRN: B4032), for the draft renewal of a Renewable
Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of Metal fabrication and Powertrain engineering
processes. The permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and
will not result in any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice
documents can be viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the
stationary source is Stephen Brock, Plant Manager for metal fabrication process, and Rodney D.
Black, Director for Powertrain Engineering Operations for powertrain engineering processes, 895
J oslyn Road, Pontiac, MI 48340. Written comments on the draft ROP, or a request to hold a public
hearing, are to be submitted to J oyce Zhu, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air
Quality Division, Southeast Michigan District Office, 27700 Donald Court, Warren, Michigan 48092,
or via e-mail to zhuj@michigan.gov by September 10, 2014. The decision maker for the permit is
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Christopher Ethridge, Southeast Michigan District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September
10, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Joyce Zhu, Air Quality Division,
zhuj@michigan.gov or 586-753-3748.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING LOTUS ENGINEERING INC., ANN ARBOR,
WASHTENAW COUNTY (SRN: N5955), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit
(ROP) for the operation of automotive research and testing facility. The permit is intended to
simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission
changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed on the Web at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Tim Holland, 1254
North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to
hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Diane Kavanaugh Vetort, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, J ackson District Office, 301 E. Louis Glick Highway,
J ackson, Michigan 49201, or via e-mail to kavanaughd@michigan.gov by September 10, 2014. The
decision-maker for the permit is Scott Miller, J ackson District Supervisor. If requested in writing by
September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Diane Kavanaugh
Vetort, Air Quality Division, kavanaughd@michigan.gov or 517-780-7864.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION,
ECORSE, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: A7809). Written comments are being accepted on a proposed
consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of
the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact:
Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING FUTURENET GROUP, INC., DETROIT,
WAYNE COUNTY. Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to
administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by September 10, 2014
to be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air
Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division,
wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING UNIVERSITY SQUARE 2751, LLC,
DETROIT, WAYNE COUNTY. Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order
to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by September 10, 2014
to be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air
Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division,
wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING INGHAM COUNTY LAND BANK, LANSING,
INGHAM COUNTY. Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to
administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by September 10, 2014
to be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
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September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air
Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division,
wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 10,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING PRESERVATION NON-PROFIT HOUSING
CORPORATION, LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY. Written comments are being accepted on a
proposed consent order to administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain
copies of the proposed consent order and Staff Activity Report at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written
comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written comments will be accepted by e-mail and all
statements must be received by September 10, 2014 to be considered by the decision-maker prior
to final action. If a request is received in writing by September 10, 2014, a public hearing may be
scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact:
Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division, wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 12,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING KIRTLAND PRODUCTS, BOYNE CITY,
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, for the proposed draft permit for the proposed modification and operation
of their existing wood pellet manufacturing plant. The proposed modification is to adjust the stack
testing deadlines for the plant air system and the grinder/dryer system due to the current wood
supplys low moisture content. The facility is located at 1 Altair Drive, Boyne City, Michigan. The
New Source Review public notice documents can be viewed at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/cwerp.shtml. If a public hearing is requested in writing by September 12,
2014, an informational session and public hearing will be held September 24 (see September 24
listing in this calendar). Written comments and/or a request for a hearing should be sent to Mark C.
Mitchell, Acting Permit Section Supervisor, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air
Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan, 48909. Information Contact: Jeremy Hoeh,
Air Quality Division, hoehj@michigan.gov or 517-284-6794.

SEPTEMBER 17,
2014
1:30 p.m.
PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE DRAFT FISCAL YEAR 2015 PROJECT PRIORITY LISTS
(PPL) AND DRAFT INTENDED USE PLAN (IUP) FOR THE STATE REVOLVING FUND (SRF)
AND THE STRATEGIC WATER QUALITY INITIATIVES FUND (SWQIF). The Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing on the draft fiscal year 2015 PPL for
the SRF and SWQIF that list projects for which complete, final Project Plans were submitted to the
DEQ by J uly 1, 2014, and the draft Fiscal Year 2015 IUP. These documents can be found on the
Departments Website, www.michigan.gov/deq, or you may call 517-284-5433 to have the packet
mailed to you. The Public Hearing will be held on September 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Atrium
Level of Constitution Hall, in the Edward Hutchinson Conference Room. The address is 525 W.
Allegan, Lansing, Michigan. The hearing record will remain open to receive written comments until
5 p.m. on September 24, 2014. Comments should be sent to: Ms. Sonya T. Butler, Chief,
Revolving Loan Section, Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance, Michigan Department
of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 30241, Lansing, MI 48909-7741. Information Contact:
Ms. Sonya Butler, Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance, 517-284-5433.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014

6:00 p.m.
INFORMATIONAL
SESSION
7:00 p.m.
PUBLIC HEARING
TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED INFORMATIONAL SESSION & PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING
KIRTLAND PRODUCTS, BOYNE CITY, CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, for the proposed draft permit for
the proposed modification and operation of their existing wood pellet manufacturing plant. The
proposed modification is to adjust the stack testing deadlines for the plant air system and the
grinder/dryer system due to the current wood supplys low moisture content. The facility is located
at 1 Altair Drive, Boyne City, Michigan. The New Source Review public notice documents can be
viewed at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/cwerp.shtml. If a public hearing is requested in writing by
September 12, 2014, an informational session and public hearing will be held September 24, 2014,
at the City of Boyne City, 319 North Lake Street, Boyne City, Michigan. The informational session
will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., where staff will be available to answer questions; the
public hearing will immediately follow. Those interested may contact the Air Quality Division at
517-284-6794 on September 15, 2014, to determine if a hearing was requested and will be held.
Information Contact: Jeremy Hoeh, Air Quality Division, hoehj@michigan.gov or 517-284-6794.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
GENERAL MOTORS, LLC, SAGINAW METAL CASTING OPERATIONS, SAGINAW, SAGINAW
COUNTY (SRN: B1991). Written comments are being accepted on a proposed consent order to
administratively resolve alleged air pollution violations. You may obtain copies of the proposed
consent order and Staff Activity Report at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/downloads/Enforcement/AQD-
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Consent-Orders.shtml. Submit written comments to J ason Wolf, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909. Written
comments will be accepted by e-mail and all statements must be received by September 24, 2014
to be considered by the decision-maker prior to final action. If a request is received in writing by
September 24, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Decision-maker: Lynn Fiedler, Air
Quality Division Acting Chief. Information Contact: Jason Wolf, Air Quality Division,
wolfj2@michigan.gov or 517-284-6772.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING DTE ENERGY COMPANY, DTE GAS
COMPANY, ALPENA COMPRESSOR STATION, HARRISON, CLARE COUNTY (SRN: N5935),
for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of a natural gas
compressor station. The permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable
requirements and will not result in any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP
public notice documents can be viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible
official of the stationary source is Karla Shawhan-Bonnee, 1250 MichCon Lane, Kalkaska, Michigan
49646. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public hearing are to be
submitted to Sharon LeBlanc, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
Saginaw Bay District Office, 401 Ketchum Street, Suite B, Bay City, Michigan 48708, or via e-mail
to leblancs@michigan.gov by September 24, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is Chris
Hare, Saginaw Bay District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September 24, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Sharon LeBlanc, Air Quality Division,
leblancs@michigan.gov or 989-894-6212.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING VENTRA FOWLERVILLE, FOWLERVILLE,
LIVINGSTON COUNTY (SRN: N7413), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit
(ROP) for the operation of producing bumper components for automobiles. The permit is intended
to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission
changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed on the Web at
www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is Ken Spitler, 8887
West Grand River Avenue, Fowlerville, Michigan 48836. Written comments on the draft ROP or a
request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Robert Byrnes, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Lansing District Office, Constitution Hall, 525 West
Allegan, P.O. Box 30242, First Floor South, Lansing, Michigan 48909, or via e-mail to
byrnesr@michigan.gov by September 24, 2014. The decision-maker for the permit is Michael
McClellan, Lansing District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September 24, 2014, a public
hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Robert Byrnes, Air Quality Division,
byrnesr@michigan.gov or 517-284-6632.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING PITSCH SANITARY LANDFILL, BELDING,
IONIA COUNTY (SRN: N5619), for the draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for
the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill. The permit is intended to simplify and clarify the
facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in any air emission changes at the stationary
source. The ROP public notice documents can be viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps.
The responsible official of the stationary source is Gary Pitsch, 675 Richmond NW, Grand Rapids,
Michigan 49504. Written comments on the draft ROP or a request to hold a public hearing are to be
submitted to Dave Morgan, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division,
Grand Rapids District Office, 350 Ottawa Avenue NW, Unit 10, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, or
via e-mail to morgand2@michigan.gov by September 24, 2014. The decision maker for the permit
is Heidi Hollenbach, Grand Rapids District Supervisor. If requested in writing by September 24,
2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Dave Morgan, Air Quality Division,
morgand2@michigan.gov or 616-356-0009.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING MERIT ENERGY COMPANY, KALKASKA
GAS PLANT, KALKASKA, KALKASKA COUNTY (SRN: B4292), for the draft renewal of a
Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of an existing natural gas processing plant for
extracting propane and heavier hydrocarbons from natural gas using a cryogenic process. The
permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result in
any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be
viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is
Kurt J agoda, P.O. Box 910, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646. Written comments on the draft ROP or a
request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Shane Nixon, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Cadillac District Office, 120 West Chapin Street,
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Cadillac, Michigan 49601, or via e-mail to nixons@michigan.gov by September 24, 2014. The
decision-maker for the permit is J anis Ransom, Cadillac District Supervisor. If requested in writing
by September 24, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact: Shane Nixon,
Air Quality Division, nixons@michigan.gov or 231-876-4413.

SEPTEMBER 24,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING DETROIT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
LIGHTING MISTERSKY POWER STATION, DETROIT, WAYNE COUNTY (SRN: B2185), for the
draft renewal of a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) for the operation of a municipal power plant.
The permit is intended to simplify and clarify the facilitys applicable requirements and will not result
in any air emission changes at the stationary source. The ROP public notice documents can be
viewed on the Web at www.deq.state.mi.us/aps. The responsible official of the stationary source is
Beau Taylor, 1340 Third Street, Detroit, Michigan 48226. Written comments on the draft ROP or a
request to hold a public hearing are to be submitted to Stephen Weis, Michigan Department of
Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, Detroit District Office, 3058 West Grand Boulevard,
Suite 2-300, Detroit, Michigan 48202, or via e-mail to weiss@michigan.gov by September 24, 2014.
The decision maker for the permit is Wilhemina McLemore, Detroit District Supervisor. If requested
in writing by September 24, 2014, a public hearing may be scheduled. Information Contact:
Stephen Weis, Air Quality Division, weiss@michigan.gov or 313-456-4688.

SEPTEMBER 25,
2014
DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING PROPOSED OPEN WATER DISPOSAL OF
DREDGED MATERIALS. Pursuant to Part 325, Great Lakes Submerged Lands of the Natural
Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended, the MDEQs Water
Resources Division is proposing a new policy to review permit applications requesting the open
water disposal of dredged material in the Great Lakes and as beach nourishment under certain
conditions. The purpose of this public notice is to provide an opportunity for public review and
comment prior to issuance of the policy. The proposed policy can be found at
http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3677_3697---,00.html. Written comments should
be submitted to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources Division,
P.O. Box 30459, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7958 to the attention of Tom Graf. All comments must
be received by September 25, 2014. Information Contact: Tom Graf, Water Resources Division,
517-284-5561, graft@michigan.gov.



Division Permit Contacts

For additional information on permits, contact:

Air Quality Division
Air Quality Permits on Public Notice
New Source Review (NRS) on Public Notice
Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) on Public Notice



517-284-6793
616-356-0243


Amie Hartman
Heidi Hollenbach
Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals
Oil and Gas Permits
Mineral Well and Sand Dune Mining Permits

517-284-6826
Water Resources Division
Aquatic Nuisance Permits
Dams

Wetland and Land/Water Interface Permits



517-284-5593
517-284-6821



Pam Studebaker
Byron Lane

Contact District Office
Staff

Wastewater Discharge Permits
NPDES Permits on Public Notice
Certificates of Coverage on Public Notice
Groundwater Permits on Public Notice

517-284-5568

517-284-5557

Susan Ashcraft

Sherry Thelen


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PART II:
CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS

Conferences, Workshops, and Training
ANNOUNCEMENT The DEQs Office of Environmental Assistance (OEA) now accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover for
all DEQ/OEA workshop payments!

AUGUST 27-29, 2014 2014 MWA WETLANDS CONFERENCE: NEW DIRECTIONS IN WETLAND PROTECTION AND
MANAGEMENT, AMWAY GRAND PLAZA HOTEL, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN. The Michigan
Wetlands Association invites you to attend the 2014 Wetlands Conference, open to both members
and non-members; we expect participation from state, federal, and local agencies; private consulting
firms; colleges and universities; conservation and environmental organizations; and other interested
citizens. The DEQ will have speakers at this event. More information is available on the Web at
http://www.miwetlands.org/index.php/events/2014-mwa-wetlands-conference. For additional
information, contact Peg Bostwick at peg.bostwick@aswm.org.

2014 PTI SERIES

SEPTEMBER 3
NOVEMBER 6

AIR PERMIT-TO-INSTALL APPLICATION TRAINING, CONSTITUTION HALL, LANSING,
MICHIGAN. Attend this workshop to learn more about how to complete the air Permit-to-Install
Application. The workshop includes a general question & answer session, and for those who are
project ready, the opportunity to meet with a permit engineer for individual assistance on your
specific application. Registration fee is $45 and includes workshop materials. Updated workshop
information and registration is available on the Web at www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops, click on
DEQ Workshops. Information Contact: James Ostrowski, Office of Environmental Assistance,
517-284-6870, or e-mail at ostrowskij2@michigan.gov. Registration Information: Environmental
Assistance Center, 800-662-9278, or e-mail at deq-assist@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 10-11,
2014
UPPER PENINSULA SOLID WASTE LANDFILL OPERATOR TRAINING, TERRACE BAY INN &
SUITES, GLADSTONE, MICHIGAN. The DEQ is hosting a workshop in the Escanaba area for solid
waste landfill operators. The morning session of the training will include information on topics such
as handling asbestos, leachate management, tipping floor safety, low-level nuclear waste,
alternative daily cover (ADC) and minimizing a working face in the active area of a landfill. The
afternoon session includes a tour of the active area, composting and recycling at a landfill. The
registration fee is $45 and includes lunch and a tour of the Delta County Landfill. Updated event
information is available on the Web at www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops, click on DEQ
Workshops. Information Contact: Carolyn St. Cyr, Office of Waste Management and Radiological
Protection, 906-250-1448, or e-mail at StCyrC1@michigan.gov. Registration Information:
Environmental Assistance Center, 800-662-9278, or e-mail at deq-assist@michigan.gov.

MONTHLY 2014 CONSTRUCTION STORM WATER OPERATOR/SOIL EROSION INSPECTOR TRAINING,
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, MICHIGAN. The DEQ Water Resources Division will be hosting training
and exams for Certification as a Construction Storm Water Operator. These half-day sessions will
include a training video outlining inspector/certified operator requirements, best practices for soil
erosion and sedimentation control, and common compliance problems found on construction sites.
Not all information on the test is included in the training, so participants are expected to have read
and understand the information presented in the Certified Storm Water Operator and Soil Erosion
and Sedimentation Control Inspector/Comprehensive Manual chapters 1-5. The training will be
followed by a fifty question, multiple choice exam. A score of 70% is required to pass and become
certified. Complete Training and Exam schedules can be found on the Web at
www.michigan.gov/soilerosion and by clicking on the first link under the training header. Cost: $95.
Information Contact: Sarah Ehinger, WRD, 269-567-3515, or ehingers1@michigan.gov. To register,
determine the training date and location you would like to attend and contact the district staff person
for that location.
Date Location
September 11 DEQ Lansing District Office, Constitution Hall, Lansing
September 17 DEQ Gaylord District Office, Gaylord
September 17 DEQ J ackson District Office, J ackson
September 17 DEQ Southeast Michigan District Office, Warren
September 24 DEQ Grand Rapids District Office, Grand Rapids
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October 7 DEQ Saginaw Bay District Office, Bay City
October 9 DEQ Upper Peninsula District Office, Marquette
October 15 DEQ Cadillac District Office, Cadillac
October 22 DEQ Kalamazoo District Office, Kalamazoo
November 6 DEQ Lansing District Office, Constitution Hall, Lansing
November 19 DEQ Grand Rapids District Office, Grand Rapids
November 19 DEQ Southeast Michigan District Office, Warren
December 9 DEQ Saginaw Bay District Office, Bay City
December 10 DEQ J ackson District Office, J ackson
December 10 DEQ Kalamazoo District Office, Kalamazoo
December 11 DEQ Upper Peninsula District Office, Marquette
December 17 DEQ Gaylord District Office, Gaylord

SEPTEMBER 11-12,
2014
DEQ COMPREHENSIVE SOIL EROSION TRAINING AND EXAMS, WARREN, MICHIGAN. The
DEQ Water Resources Division will be conducting a training and exam for individuals who have valid
Construction Storm Water Operator Certificates and work for Part 91 Agencies where the individual
may have soil erosion and sedimentation control plan review and design responsibilities. The
training will cover the required components of a soil erosion and sedimentation control plan, the soil
erosion and sedimentation control law, an overview of common best management practices for soil
erosion and sedimentation control, and an exercise in plan review in design. Not all information in
the exam is covered in the training, so participants are expected to have read and understand the
information presented in the Certified Storm Water Operator and Soil Erosion and Sedimentation
Control Inspector/Comprehensive Manual. The exam consists of a forty question, multiple choice
exam. A score of 70% is required to pass and receive a certificate of training. The Comprehensive
Training and Exam schedules can be found on the Web at www.michigan.gov/soilerosion and by
clicking on the first link under the training header. Cost: $225. Information Contact: Cheryl Petroski,
WRD, 586-753-3718, or petroskic@michigan.gov. Registration Information Contact: Cheryl
Petroski, 586-753-3718 or petroskic@michigan.gov. Be prepared to provide your Construction
Storm Water Operator certification number.

SEPTEMBER 17,
2014
SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING SEMINAR: LEADING THE WAY TO PREVENTION, PROFIT
AND THE FUTURE, FETZER CENTER, WMU CAMPUS, KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN. The DEQ is
hosting a workshop during Pollution Prevention Week 2014 to bring opportunity to Michigan
businesses and organizations interested in learning about increasing the value-add strategy in their
business plans through energy and environmental improvements. The seminar will focus on sharing
techniques to implement zero waste, energy optimization, supply chain collaboration, material
efficiency, product design, and lean and clean. Successful Michigan companies will share their
experiences working with the U.S. EPA Economy, Energy, Environment (E3) http://www.e3.gov/ and
other DEQ Partners. Updated seminar information is available on the Web at
www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops, click on DEQ Workshops. Information Contact: Laura
Rauwerda, Office of Environmental Assistance, 616- 356-0034, or e-mail at
rauwerdal@michigan.gov. Registration Information: Environmental Assistance Center,
800-662-9278, or e-mail at deq-assist@michigan.gov.

OCTOBER 9, 2014 7
TH
ANNUAL MICHIGAN GREEN HEALTH CARE CONFERENCE, GVSU EBERHARD CENTER,
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN. This conference is intended for individuals and organizations
interested in promoting sustainability practices within the health care industry. We encourage
sustainability officers, dieticians, clinicians, engineers, architects, pharmacists, environmental
services, food and nutrition, and maintenance managers, energy coordinators, business partners,
governmental agencies, public health professionals, non-profits, and anyone else with a passion for
reducing the ecological footprint of the health care industry to attend the conference. Featured
conference speakers include Christina Vernon, AVP for a Healthy Environment for Carolinas
HealthCare and Dr. Cindy Parker, Associate Director and Faculty at J ohns Hopkins University and
National Board of Directors for Physicians for Social Responsibility. Preconference activities on
October 8
th
include an ArtPrize Walking Tour and View & Brew Reception featuring Grand Rapids
Mayor George Heartwell. More information, including sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, and
registration will be available online this summer at www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops, click on DEQ
Workshops. Information Contact: Mike Young, Office of Environmental Assistance, 989-894-6238,
or e-mail at youngm1@michigan.gov. Registration Information Contact: Environmental Assistance
Center, 800-662-9278, or e-mail at deq-assist@michigan.gov.


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NOVEMBER 12, 2014 2014 MICHIGAN GREEN CHEMISTRY AND ENGINEERING CONFERENCE: CULTIVATING NEXT
GENERATION SOLUTIONS, MSU KELLOGG CONFERENCE CENTER, EAST LANSING,
MICHIGAN. This year will mark the sixth Michigan GreenUp Conference, designed to be a valuable
experience for sharing information, networking, and learning. Green chemistry and engineering are
about designing, innovating, and manufacturing whats next and developing less hazardous, more
effective materials, processes, and products. Green chemistry and engineering can help businesses
create new markets, reduce costs, increase safety, and gain a competitive edge. For chemists,
engineers, industry CEOs, educators, students, entrepreneurs, decision makers, policymakers
anyone interested in Michigans march toward smart, sustainable growth this conference is the
opportunity to hear from leading experts and share innovative ideas on how we can best green up
Michigan through green chemistry and engineering. Updated conference information, including the
Call for Presentations and sponsor/exhibitor information, will be available on the Web this summer at
www.michigan.gov/greenup. Information Contact: Chris Affeldt, Office of Environmental Assistance,
517-284-6851 or e-mail at affeldtc@michigan.gov. Registration Information: Environmental
Assistance Center, 800-662-9278, or e-mail at deq-assist@michigan.gov.









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Lansing, Michigan 48909-7973.
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Editor: Barbara Lindsay
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