NDEP to hold hearing on Nevada Cement expansion

NDEP to hold hearing on Nevada Cement expansion
Published: 11 February 2008

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is slated to consider an operating permit to construct request from Nevada Cement on Monday to allow construction of additional equipment at their existing plant.

Nevada Cement is located in the northwest section of Fernley

In a public notice from NDEP, it notes NDEP Director Allen Biaggi has prepared tentative determinations regarding the operating permit to construct including, in brief, the following:

• Portland cement manufacturing plants and associated coal/coke and finish mill feed storage and handling operations.

• Construction of a new single kiln with five-stage pre-heater will replace the existing Portland Cement Manufacturing facility.

• No emissions increase above baseline actual emissions exceed Prevention of Significant

• The emissions from the facility will be nearly 185 tons per year of PM10 emissions, nearly 206 tons/yr of PM emissions, just more than 2,000 tons/yr of NOx emissions, nearly 225 tons/yr of CO emissions, nearly 190 tons/yr of SO2 emissions, nearly 61 tons/yr of VOC emissions and just more than 95 tons/yr of HAPs.

• Adverse ambient air quality impacts are not expected.

The Public Hearing will take place Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 in Fernley at 6 pm at Fernley City Hall located at 595 Silver Lace Boulevard