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May 7, 2024
June 7, 2024


Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Permitting and Engineering Division

Notice is given to the public, according to Chapter 10 of Nebraska Administrative Code Title 129 - Nebraska Air Quality Regulations, that the Department is proposing to issue a construction permit to Rockies Express Pipeline, LLC (FID 120216) for a new natural gas compressor station (Standard Industrial Classification Code 4922, Natural Gas Transmission) located at County Rd 2 S, Bushnell, Kimball County, Nebraska.

The anticipated change in emissions of regulated air contaminants in tons per year (tpy) due to the proposed construction to this facility including fugitives will be: 0.77 tpy of Particulate Matter (PM), 0.77 tpy of PM ≤ 10 microns (PM10) and 0.77 tpy PM ≤ 2.5 microns (PM2.5); 41.29 tpy of Carbon Monoxide; 10.74 tpy of Oxides of nitrogen; 26.88 tpy of Volatile Organic Compounds; 0.04 tpy of Oxides of Sulfur; 1.49 tpy of Formaldehyde; and 2.95 tpy of total Hazardous Air Pollutants.

Kimball 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 includes two (2) engines of 1,380 brake horsepower (bhp) and 690 bhp utilizing an oxidation catalyst; an emergency engine (EU-9000G) limited to 500 hours equipped with a non-selective catalytic reduction unit; and pipeline fugitive emissions associated with equipment.

The proposed permit and supporting materials are available Tuesday, May 7, 2024 through Friday, June 7, 2024 at the NDEE, 245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 100, Lincoln, Nebraska, and electronically at 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 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 “” or by mail submitted to the attention of Pati West, Air Construction Permitting Section Supervisor, 245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 100, Lincoln, Nebraska 68521.

The NDEE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, and NDEE does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in or oppose actions protected/prohibited by 40 CFR Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.

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