Navajo Nation Comments<br />To ANPRM for BART FIP for FCPP and NGS<br />
Topics<br />Navajo Nation interests in ANPRM<br />Emissions reductions<br />Economics<br />Reasons for comments to ANPRM<b...
Navajo Nation Resources<br />-Natural resourcesinclude oil, gas, timber, coal, uranium, hunting, fishing, agriculture<br /...
Navajo Nation Emission Inventory<br />Area sources<br />48% CO emissions from prescribed burns<br />35% NOx emissions from...
Navajo Nation Interests in ANPRM<br />Continued reasonable progress for emissions reductions<br />Negative economic impact...
Reasons for Comments to ANPRM<br />Achieve emissions reductions with least economic impacts<br />Protect NN’s economic int...
Navajo Nation Position<br />Phased approach to emissions controls<br />Begin with combustion controls – LNB and SOFA<br />...
Future Comments to Proposed Rules for NGS and FCPP<br />NN position/comments remain the same<br />Plants are different<br ...
Contacts<br />Stephen B. Etsitty, Executive Director<br />Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency<br />stephenbetsit...
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Navajo Nation EPA - Comments to ANPRM for BART FIP for FCPP and NGS

  1. 1. Navajo Nation Comments<br />To ANPRM for BART FIP for FCPP and NGS<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />Navajo Nation interests in ANPRM<br />Emissions reductions<br />Economics<br />Reasons for comments to ANPRM<br />Navajo Nation position<br />Future comments to USEPA proposed rules<br />
  3. 3. Navajo Nation Resources<br />-Natural resourcesinclude oil, gas, timber, coal, uranium, hunting, fishing, agriculture<br />-Land base approximate size of West Virginia; Population > 250,000<br />
  4. 4. Navajo Nation Emission Inventory<br />Area sources<br />48% CO emissions from prescribed burns<br />35% NOx emissions from oil and gas compressor engines<br />54% SO2 from prescribed burns<br />77 VOC emissions from residential/wood combustion<br />39% PM2.5 from unpaved road dust<br />77% PM10 from unpaved road dust<br />Point sources<br />NOx most significant contributor with 80,918.4 tpy<br />
  5. 5. Navajo Nation Interests in ANPRM<br />Continued reasonable progress for emissions reductions<br />Negative economic impacts – job losses, revenue reduction<br />Future regulations impacting power plants (other than nitrogen oxides and PM)<br />
  6. 6. Reasons for Comments to ANPRM<br />Achieve emissions reductions with least economic impacts<br />Protect NN’s economic interests/concerns<br />Interpretation of data presented in ANPRM<br />
  7. 7. Navajo Nation Position<br />Phased approach to emissions controls<br />Begin with combustion controls – LNB and SOFA<br />Review recorded, not simply modeled, results<br />
  8. 8. Future Comments to Proposed Rules for NGS and FCPP<br />NN position/comments remain the same<br />Plants are different<br />Proposed rules may be different<br />NN position/comments may change<br />NN awaits forthcoming proposals for both facilities<br />Consultation<br />NN will comment<br />
  9. 9. Contacts<br />Stephen B. Etsitty, Executive Director<br />Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency<br />stephenbetsitty@navajo.org<br />Telephone: 928/871-7692<br />Eugenia Quintana, Environmental Department Manager<br />Air & Toxics Department/NNEPA<br />eugeniaquintana@navajo.org<br />Telephone: 928/871-7800<br />Charlene Nelson, Environmental Program Supervisor<br />Navajo Air Quality Control Program/NNEPA<br />charlenenelson@navajo.org<br />Telephone: 928/729-4247<br />

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