Greater Kudu LLC announces its application submittal to the New Mexico Environment Department for an air quality permit for the modification of its data center facility. The expected date of application submittal to the Air Quality Bureau is February 12, 2021.

The exact location for the proposed facility known as, Greater Kudu LLC, is at 34 deg, 49 min, 42.7274 sec and longitude -106 deg, 46 min, 53.4468 sec. The approximate location of this facility is 0.30 miles northwest of the intersection of Los Morros Road and Sandsage Court in Los Lunas, Valencia County.

The proposed modification consists of the addition of twenty-two (22) new diesel-fired emergency generator engines to the site, updating notification timing for temporary generators, and minor typographical updates.

The estimated maximum quantities of any regulated air contaminant will be as follows in pound per hour (pph) and tons per year (tpy) and could change slightly during the course of the Department’s review.

The below-listed pound per hour emission rates would only occur during an emergency power loss to the facility, which are anticipated to be rare occurrences and short in duration. These values are not indicative of normal facility operations.

Pollutant: Pounds per hourTons per year

PM 10
209.61 pph 22.44 tpy

PM 2.5
209.61 pph 22.44 tpy

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)
5.00 pph 0.12 tpy

Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)
4,766.13 pph 99.90 tpy

Carbon Monoxide (CO)
778.11 pph 99.90 tpy

Volatile Organic
Compounds (VOC
259.13 pph 22.37 tpy

Total sum of all Hazardous
Air Pollutants (HAPs)

5.19 pph 0.13 tpy

Toxic Air Pollutants (TAPs)
0 pph 0 tpy

Green House Gas
Emissions as Total CO2e
N/A < 75,000 tpy

The standard operating schedule of the facility will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 5 days a week and a maximum of 52 weeks per year. The maximum operating schedule will be from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. 7 days a week and a maximum of 52 weeks per year.

The owner and operator of the facility is Greater Kudu LLC, the address for which is 4250 Messenger Loop NW, Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031.

If you have any comments about the construction or operation of this facility, and you want your comments to be made as part of the permit review process, you must submit your comments in writing to this address: Permit Programs Manager; New Mexico Environment Department; Air Quality Bureau; 525 Camino de los Marquez, Suite 1; Santa Fe, New Mexico; 87505-1816; (505) 476-4300; 1 800 224-7009;

Other comments and questions may be submitted verbally.

Please refer to the company name and site name, or send a copy of this notice along with your comments, since the Department may have not yet received the permit application. Please include a legible return mailing address with your comments. Once the Department has performed a preliminary review of the application and its air quality impacts, the Department’s notice will be published in the legal section of a newspaper circulated near the facility location.

General information about air quality and the permitting process can be found at the Air Quality Bureau’s web site. The regulation dealing with public participation in the permit review process is NMAC. This regulation can be found in the “Permits” section of this web site.

Este es un aviso de la oficina de Calidad del Aire del Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo México, acerca de las emisiones producidas por un establecimiento en esta área. Si usted desea información en español, por favor comuníquese con esa oficina al teléfono 505-476-5557.

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Published in the Valencia County News-Bulletin on
February 11, 2021.

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