Georgia EPD issued extensive new guidance for Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit applications on 06/11/2012. EPD is issuing this guidance to address common issues found during the PSD application process. Topics include:
- PSD Applicability
- Elements of a PSD Application
- Ambient Air Quality Analysis
- Additional Impacts Analysis
- Application Submission and Review Procedures
Facilities that are in or could be in the PSD permitting process should review the guidance and determine if questions persist or if comments to EPD are warranted. Georgia EPD will accept comments on the guidance until July 13, 2012.
The draft guidance is available here: http://www.georgiaair.org/airpermit/html/sspp/psd_guidance_document.htm