DPNR Confirms Issuing Permits to Burn

V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources confirms that the following permits relative to the Air Curtain Incineration operation at Estate Body Slob, St. Croix, were issued:

Earth Change Permit No. STX-18-228 — to the Department of Property and Procurement on Dec.19, 2017 for land clearing and excavation of 12 30’ x 15’ x 10’ incineration pits.

Notice of Intent for Storm Water Discharge (Storm Water Prevention Plan-SWPP) – to the V.I. Waste Management Authority on Dec. 8, 2017; VIWMA requested to clear 40 acres of land. Any land clearing more than one acre requires this permit to control the discharge of storm water leaving the site.

Air Pollution Control Program (Permit to Construct) – to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering on Dec. 19, 2017; to construct 12 air curtain incineration pits.

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Air Pollution Control Program (Permit to Operate) – to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering on Dec. 21, 2017; to operate the 12 air curtain incineration pits.

No applications for permits were filed for the Air Incineration Operation in the St. Thomas-St. John District.

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