Comments sought on Kensington plan to use diesel generators, boilers

Posted on Feb 16 2022

The Division of Environmental Quality is accepting comments regarding a proposed Synthetic Minor Source Permit for Kensington Hotel Saipan, which is proposing to permanently use, under enforceable limitations, five diesel generators and two diesel boilers for their resort and housing facilities.

Allowing these equipment will ensure air emissions fall below major source levels.

The 30-day public comment period starts today, Feb. 16, 2022, and ends at 4:30pm on Monday, March 21, 2022.

Written comments can be submitted in writing to the BECQ Saipan Office on Middle Road, Gualo Rai, or emailed to

The draft permit can be reviewed at the BECQ Saipan Office or accessed via the BECQ website at

All written and oral comments received by DEQ will be included as part of the permit application record and will be considered in any decisions concerning the proposed activity.

Contact the BECQ-DEQ AIR Branch at 670-664-8500/8516 if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Kensington’s draft synthetic minor source permit. (PR)

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