The new bio-fuel boiler system will not increase the ambient noise in the surrounding neighborhoods and will comply with all city noise ordinances.
The new bio-fuel boiler system will not produce any adverse smells that would be introduced in the surrounding neighborhoods.
The new bio-fuel boiler system will not produce any uncontained ash that would be introduced in the surrounding neighborhoods.
The new bio-fuel boiler system will not diminish the air quality in the surrounding neighborhoods and Missoula valley. The necessary air quality permits will be obtained and the facility will comply with all City and State laws pertaining to emissions. For more in-depth information please visit the air quality station of the presentation.
The new bio-fuel boiler facility is strategically located next to the existing steam plant and will not diminish the view shed in the surrounding neighborhoods.
System requires 1 trailer load of woody biomass per day (2 during periods of low temperatures) via trucks with walking floor trailers. Trucks are fully enclosed with tarped tops. The trucks will use the campus access routes currently established for this type of traffic.
Waste Product Disposal
System requires approximately 1 dumpster load of ash disposal per week. The removal will be in suitable containers and will not adversely impact the surrounding neighborhoods. This waste ash could potentially be used as a soil enhancement or other suitable beneficial uses.