COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
436 Dwight Street ? Springfield, Massachusetts 01103 ? (413) 784-1100 DEVAL L. PATRICK IAN A. BOWLES Governor Secretary TIMOTHY P. MURRAY LAURIE BURT Lieutenant Governor Commissioner
FINAL MASSACHUSETTS CO BUDGET TRADING PROGRAM 2
EMISSIONS CONTROL PLAN APPROVAL
Issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) pursuant to its authority
under M.G.L. c. 111, ?142A - ?142E, 310 CMR 7.00 et seq., and in accordance with the provisions of 310
ISSUED TO: INFORMATION RELIED UPON:
MASSPOWER CO Budget Trading Program ECP Approval Application 2
750 Worcester Street (Transmittal No. X006876) and Tables II and III from
Indian Orchard, MA 01151 7.28 NOx Allowance Trading Program ECP Approval
(issued June 8, 2005)
FACILITY NAME & LOCATION: FACILITY IDENTIFYING NUMBERS:
MASSPOWER AQ ID NO: 0420007
750 Worcester Street ORIS NO: 10726
Indian Orchard, MA 01151
CO AUTHORIZED ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE: 2
Name: Jeffrey W. Bentz
Should you have any questions concerning this approval, please contact Brad Palkovic at (413) 755-2283.
For the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Prevention
Marc Simpson Date
Permit Chief, Western Region
cc: William Lamkin, MassDEP NERO, 205B Lowell Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
thPatricio Silva, MassDEP, 1 Winter Street, 7 Floor, Boston, MA 02108 th Stacy DeGabriele, MassDEP, 1 Winter Street, 6 Floor, Boston, MA 02108
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1) Statement of Basis
In accordance with M.G.L. c. 111, ?142A-?142E, MassDEP issues this approval pursuant to 310 CMR 7.70.
2) Carbon Dioxide (CO) Emissions Monitoring 2
The CO Budget unit(s) subject to the CO Budget Trading Program and the methods of CO mass emissions 222monitoring for the unit(s) are summarized in Table I below. The methods for determining hourly CO mass 2emissions contained in the monitoring plan meet the requirements of 310 CMR 7.70(8).
Table I: Description of Budget Unit(s) and CO Emissions Monitoring Methodology 2
Unit ID Programs CO Mass Emissions Monitoring Methodology 2Numbers
1 ARP/SUBH/RGGI Part 75 (except equation G-1)
2 ARP/SUBH/RGGI Part 75 (except equation G-1)
Table I Notes:
ARP – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acid Rain Program;
SUBH – OTC NOx Allowance Trading Program following 40 CFR 75 Subpart H;
RGGI – Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative following 40 CFR 75.
CO Mass Emissions Monitoring Methodologies: 2
Part 75 (except equation G-1) – CO emissions monitoring information provided through EPA 2
Acid Rain Program.
3) Net Output Monitoring
The methods of net electric and net steam output monitoring for the facility subject to the CO Budget 2Trading Program are summarized in Tables II and III below.
Table II: Description of Net Electric Output Monitoring Methodology
Quality Unit ID Net Output Meter Net Electric Output (E) netAssurance/Quality Numbers Meters Types Determination Control Procedure
1 and 2 I2 Billing OP18 E = I2 – O2 net
O2 Billing OP18
Table II Notes:
I2 – offsite meter measuring power leaving the plant;
O2 – offsite meter measuring power entering the plant;
OP18 – NEPOOL Operating Procedure 18 or its successor.
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Table III: Description of Net Steam Output Monitoring Methodology
Quality Unit ID Net Output Meter Assurance/Quality Net Steam Output (ST) Numbers Meters Types netControl Procedure Determination
1 and 2 PSM Billing CAL ST= PSM net
Table III Notes:
PSM – Process Steam Monitoring system consisting of low and high flow steam meters,
thermocouple and pressure sensor;
CAL – calibration tests performed on differential pressure transmitters, temperature and pressure
transmitters using methods in 40 CFR Part 75 Appendix D.
The quality assurance/quality control procedures and the methods for determining net output contained in the
net output documentation must continue to meet all applicable requirements in 310 CMR 7.70(8)(h).
4) Additional Requirements
a. The application for this approval was submitted on July 25, 2008 and is attached. The terms and
conditions in the completed application are hereby incorporated into the approval and the owner or
operator of the CO budget source shall comply with all terms and conditions. This ECP approval 2
consists of the application materials and this approval letter. If conflicting information is found
between these documents, then the requirements of this ECP approval letter take precedence over the
documentation in the application materials.
b. This approval does not relieve the owner or operator of the CO budget source of the responsibility 2
to conduct, maintain and operate the regulated activity in compliance with all applicable
requirements of any federal or state agency. Nothing in this approval shall relieve the owner or
operator of the CO budget source of other obligations under applicable federal, state or local law. 2
c. This approval may be revoked, suspended, modified or transferred in accordance with applicable
d. The owner or operator of the CObudget source shall comply with all recordkeeping and reporting 2
requirements in 310 CMR 7.70(8).
e. Pursuant to 310 CMR 7.70(3)(f)2., if the owner or operator of the CO budget source proposes a 2
change to the approved CO mass emissions monitoring methodology for a non-ARP unit as 2
described in Table I, then a revised AQ30 must be submitted to MassDEP for approval prior to
making the modification. MassDEP will modify the ECP approval upon approval of the revised
CO mass emissions monitoring methodology. 2
f. Pursuant to 310 CMR 7.70(3)(f)2., if the owner or operator of the CO budget source proposes a 2
change to the approved net output monitoring methodology as described in Tables II and III, then a
revised AQ30 must be submitted to MassDEP for approval prior to making the modification.
MassDEP will modify the ECP approval upon approval of the revised output monitoring plan.
g. Pursuant to 310 CMR 7.70(2)(a)5, each submission under the CO Budget Trading Program shall 2
be submitted, signed and certified by the COauthorized account representative or alternative 2
authorized account representative as defined in 310 CMR 7.70.
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This CO Budget Trading Program Emission Control Plan approval is an action of the Department. If you 2
are aggrieved by this action, you may request an adjudicatory hearing. A request for a hearing must be made in writing and postmarked within twenty-one (21) days of the date of issuance of this approval. A copy of the document being appealed must be attached to any hearing request.
Under 310 CMR 1.01(6)(b), the request must state clearly and concisely the facts which are the grounds for the request, and the relief sought. Additionally, the request must state why the plan approval is not consistent with the applicable laws and regulations.
The hearing request along with a valid check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00) must be mailed to:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 4062
Boston, Massachusetts 02211.
The request will be dismissed if the filing fee is not paid unless the appellant is exempt or granted a waiver as described below.
The filing fee is not required if the appellant is a city or town (or municipal agency), county, or district of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or a municipal housing authority.
The Department may waive the adjudicatory hearing filing fee for a person who shows that paying the fee will create an undue financial hardship. A person seeking a waiver must file, together with the hearing request as provided above, an affidavit setting forth the facts believed to support the claim of undue financial hardship.
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