Written by Progress Times Staff Thursday, 27 December 2012 14:01
NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND
PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR AN AIR QUALITY PREMIT
PERMIT NUMBER 51094
APPLICATION AND PRELIMNARY DECISION Valley Caliche Products, Inc., PO Box 1086, Mission, Texas 78573-0017, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an amendment to Air Quality Permit Number 51094, which would authorize modification to a rock crushing plant located approximately 1 mile south southeast of the intersection of Mile 3 Road north and Iowa Road, Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas 78504. This application was submitted to the TCEQ on June 8, 2012. The facility will emit the following contaminants: particulate matter including particulate matter with diameters of 10 microns or less and 2.5 microns or less, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and organic compounds.
The executive director has completed the technical review of the application and prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The executive director has made a preliminary decision to issue the permit because it meets all rules and regulations. The permit application, executive director’s preliminary decision, and draft permit will be available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ central office, the TCEQ Harlingen regional office, and at the Speer Memorial Library, 801 East 12th Street, Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas, beginning the first day of publication of this notice. The facility’s compliance file, if any exists, is available for public review at the TCEQ Harlingen Regional Office, 1804 W Jefferson Ave, Harlingen, Texas.