Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada GP Inc. for and on behalf of Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada LP - Environmental Compliance Approval (air)

Instrument type: Environmental Compliance Approval (air)

ERO number
019-8262
Ministry reference number
1492-CYYK4A
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
February 9, 2024 - March 25, 2024 (45 days) Open
Last updated

This consultation closes at 11:59 p.m. on:
March 25, 2024

Proposal summary

Renewal and amendment to the Limited Operational Flexibility for Environmental Compliance Approval (air & noise) No. 9909-9DGPA5 for Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada GP Inc. for and on behalf of Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada LP, a facility that glass fiber insulation products, located in the City of Toronto, Ontario.

Location details

Site address

3450 McNicoll Avenue
Toronto, ON
M1V 1Z5
Canada

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Proponent(s)

Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada GP Inc. for and on behalf of Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada LP
3450 McNicoll Avenue
Toronto, ON
M1V 1Z5
Canada

Proposal details

This proposal is for renewal and amendment to the Limited Operational Flexibility for Environmental Compliance Approval (air & noise) No. 9909-9DGPA5 for Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada GP Inc. for and on behalf of Owens Corning Insulating Systems Canada LP, a facility that glass fiber insulation products, located in the City of Toronto, Ontario.

The emission sources from the manufacturing and associated processes that discharge to the air include:

  • dust collectors
  • ovens
  • boilers
  • tanks
  • cooling towers
  • paint spray booth

The amendment includes change in process to TO2 furnace; change to process in the TO-1 forming line and change to batch material. Emissions to the air from this facility include:

  • silica-respirable
  • quartz
  • manganese compounds
  • particulate matter
  • formaldehyde
  • nitrogen oxides
  • nickel, and
  • chromium compounds

The Environmental Compliance Approval with Limited Operational Flexibility (air), when issued, permits modifications to the facility subject to limits on operational flexibility that include a production limit for the facility to be specified on the Environmental Compliance Approval with Limited Operational Flexibility (air). The limited operational flexibility conditions have an expiry date. The company will be required to make an application for amendment at that time to renew these conditions.

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135 St Clair Ave West
1st Floor
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

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