On Thursday, September 20, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) staff will share information about Boeing PDX’s New Source Review permit application and what DEQ may include in a modified air quality permit. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments.
Boeing PDX is an aircraft painting facility near the airport. They plan to increase the number of planes they paint and they are asking DEQ for a modification of their current air quality permit to include an increase in air emissions.
When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20
Where: DEQ Northwest Region Office
Fourth Floor, Room A/B
2020 SW Fourth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201
The modification that Boeing PDX is requesting would increase their Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emission limit from 39 tons per year to 99 tons per year and needs a federally required New Source Review analysis. Boeing PDX, located 4635 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland, Oregon, paints aircraft manufactured at facilities in other areas.. The use of coatings and cleaning solvents emits Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC). The natural gas fired heating system releases Particulate Matter (PM), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), and VOCs in small amounts. Emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) will remain below levels of concern with proposed control technology.
More information is available in the complete public notice for this meeting. For technical information, contact Kathy Amidon, Air Quality Program, (503) 667-8414, ext. 55010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.