The Department is accepting written public comments regarding the draft air construction Permit No. 0890444-001-AC for the LignoTech Florida, LLC’s lignosulfonate manufacturing plant and the draft air construction Permit No. 0890004-050-AC for the ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

    The Division of Air Resource Management, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Department), announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

    DATE AND TIME: Monday, September 19, 2016, 5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

    PLACE: The Atlantic Auditorium, 2500 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Department is accepting written public comments regarding the draft air construction Permit No. 0890444-001-AC for the LignoTech Florida, LLC’s lignosulfonate manufacturing plant and the draft air construction Permit No. 0890004-050-AC for the Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC’s Fernandina Beach dissolving sulfite pulp plant. Lignosulfonate products have a wide variety of uses including as additives to concrete to reduce water requirements, additives to bricks and roof tiles for improved strength, soil conditioners and animal feed binders. The new lignosulfonate manufacturing plant will be located adjacent to the existing Fernandina Beach dissolving sulfite pulp plant, which is located in Nassau County at 10 Gum Street in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Substantive comments should be related to air issues identified in the draft air construction permits. The related permitting documents are accessible by entering the project numbers “0890444-001-AC” or “0890004-050-AC” at the following link: http://appprod.dep.state.fl.us/air/emission/apds/default.asp.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Lynn Scearce at (850)717-9025 or Lynn.Scearce@dep.state.fl.us. In addition, the agenda may be obtained at the following link: https://www.fldepnet.org/public-notices. Technical information may be obtained by contacting Mr. Stephen Hathaway at Stephen.R.Hathaway@dep.state.fl.us. If no request for a public meeting is received or the Department determines there is not sufficient interest, the scheduled meeting will be cancelled, and notice of the cancellation will be posted at the following website: https://www.fldepnet.org/public-notices. Persons may also contact Ms. Lynn Scearce at (850)717-9025 to find out if the hearing has been cancelled.

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting Ms. Lynn Scearce at Lynn.Scearce@dep.state.fl.us or (850)717-9025. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    For more information, you may contact Ms. Lynn Scearce, Lynn.Scearce@dep.state.fl.us, (850)717-9025.