Guardian Glass seeks new air quality permit from DEC

Guardian Glass plans to invest $9.5 million in a new furnace in 2018. In anticipation of the replacement of its 20-year-old furnace, Guardian wants to install new emissions control equipment in 2017 to work in conjunction with the new furnace.

The company has applied to the state Department of Environmental Conservation for a modification of its Title V air quality permit. The modification would increase the furnace capacity at the 50 Forge Ave. plant and install additional emissions control devices to satisfy requirements of a Jan. 13, 2016, consent order.

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