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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-976


Final General Plan Approval for Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Production (BAQ-GPA-24)

[38 Pa.B. 2420]
[Saturday, May 24, 2008]

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has finalized the General Plan Approval for Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Production (BAQ-GPA-24).

   This Pharmaceutical/Specialty Chemical Production General Plan Approval is designed to be used as a plan approval for regulated facilities that construct sources or modify sources to produce or handle, or both, pharmaceutical or specialty chemical products, or both, that result in an increase in emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), or both, the emission of a HAP not previously emitted or a change in HAP emission release characteristics. Use of this Pharmaceutical/Specialty Chemical General Plan Approval is limited to Title V permitted facilities that produce or handle pharmaceutical or specialty chemical products and have a previously established Plantwide Applicability Limit for VOC emissions. BAQ-GPA-24 is now approved by the Department and available for use by qualifying applicants.

   Notice requesting comments on the proposed General Permit was published at 37 Pa.B. 5833 (October 27, 2007). During the 45-day public comment period, the Department received no comments on the proposed General Permit. Copies of the General Permit with related documents can be obtained by contacting Jeanette Van Skike, Bureau of Air Quality, Rachel Carson State OfficeBuilding, P. O. Box 8468, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8468, (717) 787-4325. The documents are also available on the Department's web site at (DEP Keywords: ''Air Permits'').


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-976. Filed for public inspection May 23, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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