DEP will receive public comments and host a virtual public hearing regarding a Title V/State Operating Permit renewal request for Covanta Delaware Valley, LP, a waste to energy facility in the City of Chester, Delaware County.

The public is invited to participate in this process through a public comment period and a virtual public hearing. The virtual public hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 beginning at 6:30 PM.

Individuals wishing to provide testimony must contact John Repetz, DEP Community Relations Coordinator, at or 717-705-4904 to register at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.

Additional information will be provided to testifiers upon registration. The hearing will be accessible by both internet and phone to ensure all stakeholders have access. Those who don’t wish to testify can register in advance to attend or call the audio conference information below. 

DEP is also accepting written public comments on these amendments, which may be submitted to or mailed to the Southeast Regional Office, Air Quality Program, 2 E. Main St. Norristown, PA 19401 until close of business on Monday, October 4, 2021.

To assist with mail routing, it is requested that mailed comments contain the following on the envelope: “Comments on Covanta Del Val.” All comments, whether received in writing or spoken at the hearing, carry equal weight and consideration before DEP.

Event: Public Hearing: Title V Operating Permit Renewal for Covanta in Chester City, Delaware County – September 22, 2021
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Date and time: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Duration: 2 hours
Audio conference: +1-415-655-0003
Access code: 2632 771 5916