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Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), Base Defense Operations Center (BDOC), Bldg. 20202

KAFB requests a new air quality permit for an emergency generator for the BDOC.
July 18, 2023

Kirtland Air Force Base submitted an application for a new air quality construction permit to the Air Quality Program (Program) of the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department. The Program received the application on June 14, 2023. The owner of the facility is Kirtland Air Force Base. The facility, Base Defense Operations Center is located at 8500 Gibson Blvd. SE, Bldg. 20202, Albuquerque, NM 87117. This application file has been assigned Permit Application No. 3501.  The Program has made an affirmative administrative completeness determination and is providing this notice pursuant to NMAC.

The applicant is requesting a new construction permit. The applicant is requesting to install a Cummins 93 horsepower, EPA Tier III emission certified, diesel fired internal combustion engine coupled with a 50 kW emergency electrical generator. A 200 hour per year limit on total operation and 100 hour per year limit on maintenance operation are required for emergency generators pursuant to 40 CFR 60, Subpart IIII.    


Important Dates:

Comment Period Start Date: July 19, 2023

Comment End Date: August 19, 2023

Decision Due Date: October 19, 2023


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