Petmin is asking for huge increases in emissions from their previous air permit but promise to come up with a carbon dioxide capture/reuse supplier later. It has always been in the plan but they have yet to find one. Read article below for more…
Petmin EPA article April 2020 1
This link compares the old permit and the requested new air permit. Read link to see health considerations for each: 56 tons additional NOx (nitrogen oxides) – this alone is similar to adding 2.5 million cars to the streets of Ashtabula County. Over double the amount of SO2 (sulfur dioxide), Particulate Matter10, and greenhouse gases; over five times the amount of Particulate Matter 2.5; and six times the amount of CO (carbon monoxide).
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