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PUBLIC NOTICE


Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Air Quality Division

Notice is given to the public, according to Chapter 14 of Nebraska Administrative Code Title 129 - Nebraska Air Quality Regulations, that the Department is proposing to issue a construction permit to BluePrint Engines, Inc (FID 104362) an engine remanufacturer and supplier of crate engines and engine component parts for the construction of two burn-off ovens. (Standard Industrial Classification code 3714) located at 2915 Marshall Ave., Kearney, Buffalo County, NE 68847. The anticipated change in emissions of regulated air contaminants in tons per year (tpy) due to the proposed Construction Permit at this facility will be: 0.18 tpy of Particulate Matter (PM); 0.18 tpy of PM ≤ 10 microns (PM10); 0.18 tpy PM ≤ 2.5 microns (PM2.5); 2.4E-02 tpy Sulfur Dioxide; 0.36 tpy Oxides of Nitrogen; 0.66 tpy Carbon Monoxide; 0.23 tpy Volatile Organic Compounds; 8.8E-03 tpy of Hexane; 0.002 tpy total Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP); and 574.4 tpy Greenhouse Gases CO2 equivalents (CO2e).


Buffalo County meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for those pollutants subject to a NAAQS and is expected to continue in that status. No impact is anticipated on habitat for any rare or threatened species.

The Department proposes to issue a construction permit with specific conditions, based on Title 129, which authorizes an historical installation of two controlled, pyrolysis bake-off ovens with after burners, designed to dry out residual oil on core engines.


The proposed permit and supporting materials are available Friday, August 21, 2020 through Monday, September 21, 2020 at the NDEE, Suite 400, 1200 "N" Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, and electronically at http://dee.ne.gov. Comments received by the Department during this period will be considered prior to the final decision. During this period the applicant, or any interested person or group of persons, may request or petition the Director for a public hearing. The request must be in writing and state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and factual grounds supporting their position. If a public hearing is granted by the Director, the hearing will be advertised by public notice at least 30 days prior to the hearing.

Inquiries may be made at (402) 471-2186 or ndeq.airquality@nebraska.gov . Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the NDEE by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the NDEE at (402) 471-2186. For further information, to submit comments, or request a hearing you may contact the NDEE by email “ndeq.airquality@nebraska.gov” or by mail submitted to the attention of Sarah Starostka, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.