Lon C Hill Power Station


eSPARC filed Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) applications with the Texas Commission on Environmental Management (TCEQ) and with Region 6 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Go back to Representative Permitting & Strategy Projects

The applications included:

  • Tailored emission rate calculations for all operational scenarios and evaluated equipment
  • Detailed Best-Available-Control-Technology (BACT) Analysis following EPA top-down methodology for all pollutants (including GHG) 
  • Thorough State and Federal Regulatory Applicability Analysis
  • Detailed NSR Applicability Review 

As part of this project, eSPARC conducted extensive atmospheric dispersion modeling, including:

  • NAAQS Significance Impact Level (SIL) and Area of Impact (AOI) analysis for NO2, CO, PM10, PM2.5, SO2 and H2SO4
  • PSD Increment analysis for NO2, CO, PM10 and PM2.5
  • State NAAQS analysis for SO2
  • State Property Line analysis for SO2 and H2SO4
  • State Health Effects analysis for NH3 and formaldehyde