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DEQ announces a public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on a draft T1 operating permit for Idaho Power Co. – Bennett Mountain

Accepting comments from November 24, 2021, through December 27, 2021.

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is announcing a public comment period and an opportunity on a public hearing for a draft Tier 1 operating permit for Idaho Power Co. – Bennett Mountain.

Idaho Power Co. – Bennett Mountain generates electric power and is located at 2750 N.E. Industrial Way in Mountain Home, Idaho. The facility consists of a 170 megawatt natural gas-fired simple cycle combustion turbine and generator, a natural gas fuel heater, an emergency diesel generator, and emission units and is classified as a major facility.

The facility applied for a Tier 1 operating permit renewal and DEQ proposes issuing the permit.

A request for a public hearing will be accepted through December 9, 2021. Written comments will be accepted through December 27, 2021. Comments, requests, and questions regarding the public comment process should be directed to:

Whitney Rowley
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, Idaho 83706-1255
whitney.rowley@deq.idaho.gov,
(208) 373-0440.

For technical assistance on questions concerning this project or the permitting process, contact Zach Pierce at (208) 373-0502 or zach.pierce@deq.idaho.gov.

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