NRG Canal 3 Development LLC, Sandwich

NRG Canal 3 Development LLC is proposing construction of one new, simple-cycle electric generating combustion turbine.

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On December 5, 2017, NRG Canal 3 Development LLC submitted a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emission Control Plan application for the new 350 megawatt simple-cycle electric generating combustion turbine the company is proposing on about 12 acres of the existing Canal Generating Station site on Freezer Road in Sandwich.

MassDEP issued a Proposed CO2 Emission Control Plan Approval on February 5, 2018.

The agency will accept public comment through February 28, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Comments may be submitted by email to thomas.cushing@state.ma.us or sent to:

MassDEP Southeast Regional Office
20 Riverside Drive
Lakeville, MA 02347

Attn: Tom Cushing

Note: For NRG Canal 3's full application for this approval, see the company's web site.

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Phase II Acid Rain Permit

Chronology: Draft Phase II Acid Rain Permit for the NRG Canal 3 Project

Date Action
March 7, 2017 NRG Canal 3 submits application
December 15, 2017 MassDEP issues draft Acid Rain Permit
January 18, 2018 Public comment period closes

Note: For NRG Canal 3's full application for this permit, see the company's web site.

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Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit

Chronology: Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit for the NRG Canal 3 Project

Date Action
February 18, 2016 NRG Canal 3 submits application
January 5, 2017 MassDEP issues draft PSD for public comment
February 8, 2017 MassDEP holds public hearing in Sandwich
February 9. 2017 Public comment period closes
August 23, 2017 MassDEP issues revised draft PSD for public comment
September 25, 2017 Public comment period closes
September 29, 2017 MassDEP Issues final PSD

Note: For NRG Canal 3's full application for this permit, see the company's web site.

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Air Quality Plan Approval

Chronology: Air Plan Approval (CPA) for the NRG Canal 3 Project

Date Action
February 18, 2016 NRG Canal 3 submits its application
January 5, 2017 MassDEP issues draft CPA for public comment
February 8, 2017 MassDEP holds public hearing in Sandwich
February 9, 2017 Public comment period closes
August 4, 2017 MassDEP issues final CPA

Note: For NRG Canal 3's full application for this approval, see the company's web site.

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