COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS | Air Quality Renewal Permit for Springerville Generating Station in Apache County

On Sept. 29, 2022, the public comment period begins for the proposal to issue an Air Quality Control Renewal Permit to Tucson Electric Power Company for the continued operation of the Springerville Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant located in Apache County, Arizona. The comment period ends Oct. 28, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Class I Air Quality Permit No. 93322

The facility is subject to the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act, Code of Federal Regulations, Arizona Revised Statute 49-426, and the Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18, Chapter 2. The facility emits the following air contaminants: coarse particulate matter with diameters 10 micrometers or less (PM10), fine particulate matter with diameters 2.5 micrometers or less (PM2.5), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur dioxide (SO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs).


Tucson Electric Power Company

Facility Information

Springerville Generating Station is located 10 miles north of Springerville, Arizona on Hwy 191; 12 miles east on site access road.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print > 
Draft Permit | View > 
Draft Technical Support Document | View > 
Renewal Permit Application | View >

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Sept. 29, 2022 – Oct. 28, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Oct. 28, 2022):

Balaji Vaidyanathan
Air Quality Division
1110 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

     At Public Hearing:

Date: Friday, Oct. 28, 2022
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Online via GoToWebinar | Register > 
                   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing.

EPA Petition Process

This permit is subject to review by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursuant to 40 CFR 70.8 and Arizona Administrative Code R18-2-307. If EPA does not object to the issuance of this permit, you may petition to EPA within 60 days after the expiration of EPA's 45-day review period. A petition shall be based only on objections to the permit that were raised with reasonable specificity during the public comment period, unless the petitioner demonstrates that it was impracticable to raise such objections within such period, or unless the grounds for such objection arose after such period. Any person who petitions to EPA pursuant to 40 CFR 70.8(d) shall notify ADEQ by certified mail within 10 days after such petition.

Comments may be submitted to EPA according to the process for Title V Petitions | Learn More >