Description: Challenge to prevention of significant deterioration permit issued by Florida Department of Environmental Protection for new coal-fired unit at existing power plant, including for failure to including carbon dioxide emissions limit.
In re Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc.
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 09/22/2009 Order Download Review denied. The Environmental Appeals Board concluded that it lacked authority to review a state-issued permit in this situation. 10/06/2008 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed. Sierra Club petitioned for review of a prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permit issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a new 750-megawatt pulverized coal-fired electric utility generating unit at an existing power plant in Palatka, Florida. Sierra Club argued that the agency had made a number of procedural and substantive errors in issuing the permit, including because the permit lacked a best available control technology emission limit for carbon dioxide.