The District has approved the Prevention of Significant Deterioration ("PSD") Permit for the Russell City Energy Center on February 3, 2010. The effective date of the PSD permit is March 22, 2010. Click here to view the permit, responses to comments, and associated documents.
The documents below are the documents pertaining to the proposal of the PSD Permit. The permit was proposed on August 3, 2009. A public hearing was held on September 2, 2009. The District received numerous comments on the proposal.
The District’s proposal of August 3, 2009, was a revision to its initial proposal to issue a PSD permit in December of 2008. The District held a Public Hearing on the initial proposal on January 21, 2008, and also received written comments from the public. The District revised its initial proposal based on the comments received.
The Russell City Energy Center is a proposed natural gas fired combined-cycle power plant that would have a nominal output of 600 megawatts. It is proposed to be located at 3862 Depot Road, near the corner of Depot Road and Cabot Blvd., in Hayward, CA.