Clean Air Act – CEMEX USA, West Sacramento, CA

cemex west sacramentoSCS Engineers assisted CEMEX with permitting support for a proposed cement terminal and ready mix plant to be located at the Port of Sacramento in California. Our services included:

  • Pre-application meetings with regulatory agencies, including the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (YSAQMD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE), Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB), California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG), City of West Sacramento, Port of Sacramento, U.S. Coast Guard and the California Department of Water Resources, as necessary.
  • Negotiations with agencies over application requirements, permitting strategies, schedules and draft permit conditions.
  • Identification, critical review and compilation of all applicable permit application requirements.
  • Preparation of a draft permitting strategy for each of the requirements permits and entitlements.
  • Review of permit strategy with CEMEX and development of final action plan for development of permit applications.
  • Review of Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (YSAQMD) permit requirements and completion of an applicability determination for this project.
  • Completion of air pollutant emission estimate for criteria and toxic pollutants for the cement terminal, silo, aggregate and ready mix plant facilities.
  • Completion of screening risk analyses for metals and crystalline silica emitted from the facility.
  • Preparation of permit application packages for submittal to the YSAQMD, including standardized forms, source descriptions, process flow diagrams, emission calculations, regulatory reviews and compliance determinations, control technology determination and supporting documentation.
  • Determination of permit application fees.
  • Responses to comments received from the YSAQMD.
  • Negotiations with YSAQMD over application requirements, schedule and permit content.
  • Attendance at meetings with YSAQMD as necessary to achieve successful completion of this project.
  • Review of and comment on draft permits developed by the YSAQMD.