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Darigold-Greenfield, Pasco

Air Quality Notice of Construction Application

Jan. 10, 2023 - Feb. 9, 2023, 11:59 p.m.

Ecology proposes to approve Darigold's Greenfield air quality notice of construction (NOC) application.

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Darigold is a new facility located at 8201 North Railroad Avenue in Pasco, west of Highway 395 and north of the airport. The proposed project is a greenfield dairy-products facility. The facility's air emissions will come from:

  • Drying milk to produce powdered milk.
  • Natural gas combustion for the boilers and dryer burners.
  • Dryer process, which uses aqueous solutions of acid/base cleaning chemicals.
  • Natural gas emergency generator.

We determined this proposal satisfies the requirements of Chapter 173-400 WAC. We will hold an online public meeting if there is significant public interest.

Document for review

To find out if there are more records for this project, contact Ecology’s Public Records Office.

To comment or request an online public meeting by Feb. 9, 2023, use one of the ways listed below.

This notice was posted on Jan. 10, 2023.

Background

A notice of construction permit is required before installing a new source of air pollution or modifying an existing source of air pollution. This permit is sometimes called a "pre-construction permit," because a business must have one before starting construction or operating their business.

A notice of construction air permit limits the amount of air pollutants a business can emit.

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Andy Kruse
Washington Department of Ecology Eastern Regional Office
4601 North Monroe Street
Spokane, WA 99205
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Andy Kruse
Environmental Engineer
andy.kruse@ecy.wa.gov
509-405-0299
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