Transboundary air: Suncor Energy, St. Clair Ethanol Plant

(1) Name and address of proponent:
Suncor Energy, 535 Rokeby Line, Mooretown, ON.

(2) Latitude and longitude of proposed facility:
42o 92’ 94” N,  82 o 43’10” W

(3) Distance to the Canada/U.S. border:
13 km

(4) Brief description of the proposed project (major products, process, capacity, etc):
The Suncor Energy, St. Clair Ethanol Plant is located in Mooretown, Ontario (just south of Sarnia, Ontario), The plant produces fuel grade ethanol from corn.  The plant doubled its corn ethanol production from 200,000,000 litres per year to 400,000,000 litres per year in 2011.

(5) For combustion processes, list capacity (tonnes/year), fuel type and grade:
Capacity: 60,000 tons/year, Fuel Type: Natural gas, Fuel Grade: N/A

(6) Contact for technical and design information:
Jack Wysman
Phone Number: (519) 481-0454, ext. 241
Fax Number: (514) 862-4008

(7) Estimated annual quantities of the following pollutants released to the atmosphere (tonnes per year):
SO2 :
9.46 tonnes/year
PM :
42.42 tonnes/year
NOx :
141.90 tonnes/year (equivalent to NO2)
655.24 tonnes/year
CO :
49.30 tonnes/year

(8) List hazardous air pollutants with emissions estimates (tonnes/year) for any hazardous pollutants with expected annual emission rates of greater than 1 tonne per year:
Acetaldehyde: 17.20 tonnes/year
Ethanol: 604.92 tonnes/year
Formaldehyde: 0.97 tons/year
Toluene: 1.72 tonnes/year
Xylene: 9.46 tonnes/year
Ethyl Acetate: 16.92 tonnes/year

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Privacy statement

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: