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Satsop Combustion Turbine Project

2001 Requests for Amendment


Technical Amendment No. 297:

In February 2001, the Council authorized technical amendment No. 297 to the Site Certification Agreement, allowing the addition of Duke Energy Grays Harbor, LLC, as a Site Certification Agreement co-permittee.

Technical Amendment No. 298:

In April 2001, the Council authorized technical amendment No. 298 to the Site Certification Agreement, allowing:

  • the replacement of the originally permitted Westinghouse turbines with General Electric turbines;
  • a modification of the facility configuration from a dual "one-on-one" configuration (two separate but identical combustion turbine generator - steam turbine generator trains), to a single "two on one" configuration (two combustion turbine generators - one steam turbine generator facility);
  • an increase of the nominal output of the facility from 490 MW to 530 MW;
  • an increase of the a maximum output of approximately 650 MW by utilizing duct firing;
  • and removal of the capability to use diesel oil as a backup fuel.

Request for Amendment and Expedited Permitting:

Duke Energy notified EFSEC on October 23, 2001 that the current licensed project, consisting of two combustion turbine generators on a "two on one" configuration with a single steam turbine generator, and a 48 mile natural gas pipeline to supply fuel to the site, is to be considered "Phase I" pending the submittal of a request to amend the SCA to allow for the construction of another 650 MW project, consisting of two combustion turbine generators on a "two on one" configuration with a single steam turbine generator, called "Phase II". On November 19, 2001, a request for an amendment to allow for the construction of Phase II, and for expedited processing pursuant RCW 80.50.075 was received by the Council. On September 23, 2002, Duke Energy has indefinitely deferred construction of the Satsop CT project and has requested that the Council also postpone processing of the Phase II amendment request indefinitely.

SITE CERTIFICATION AGREEMENT (5-01)

Site Certification Agreement
Between the State of Washington and Energy Northwest and Duke Energy Grays Harbor LLC for the Satsop Combustion Turbine Project
As amended through Council Resolutions No. 297, and No. 298.

Attachments:

I. Site Legal Description

II. National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Waste Discharge Permit

III. Water Withdrawal Authorization for the Satsop Site

IV. Mitigation Measures and Project Conditions

V. Notice of Construction and Prevention of Significant Deterioration


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REQUEST FOR AMENDMENT (11-19-01)

Cover Letter

Abbreviations and Acyronyms


1.1 Description of Applicant

1.2 Designation of Agent

1.3 Assurances

1.4 Mitigation Measures

1.5 Sources of Infomation

1.6 Pertinent Federal, State, and Local Requirements


2.1 Site Description

2.2 Legal Description and Ownership Interests

2.3 Construction on Site

2.4 Energy Transmission Systems

2.5 Water Supply System

2.6 System of Heat Dissipation

2.7 Characteristics of Aquatic Discharge Systems

2.8 Wastewater Treatment

2.9 Spillage Prevention and Control

2.10 Surface Water Runoff

2.11 Emission Control

2.12 Construction and Operation Activities

2.13 Construction Management

2.14 Construction Methodology

2.15 Protection from Natural Hazards

2.16 Security Concerns

2.17 Study Schedules

2.18 Potential for Future Activities at Site


3.1 Earth

3.2 Air

3.3 Water

3.4 Plants and Animals

3.5 Energy and Natural Resources


4.1 Environmental Health

4.1 Figures


5.1 Land and Shoreline Use

5.2 Transportation

5.3 Public Services and Utilities


6.1 PSD Permit Application

6.1 Figures


7.1 NPDES Application

7.2 Emergency Plans

7.3 Initial Site Restoration Plan


8.1 Socioeconomic Impact

8.2 Criteria, Standards, and Factors Utilized to Develop Transmission Route


9.1 Analysis of Alternatives

9.1 Figures


Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C


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