Improved Natural-Gas Fired Aluminum Smelter Burner


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Improved Natural-Gas Fired Aluminum Smelter Burner
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
GTI proposes to install a demonstration of a commercial size prototype flex-flame burner in California. Thorock Metals in Compton, California hosted the early demonstration tests. Field demonstration is slated to be conducted in year two and will consist of parametric and life-cycle tests to optimize operating conditions, to confirm burner reliability, and to collect date on decreased emissions and energy use. The original total cost of this project was $480,000 in 2005 and the Public Purpose Natural Gas RD&D program's contribution was $360,000 (75%). After augmentation the total cost to PEIR will be $384,573.

Contact Information
Michael Lozano
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-3929


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures or facilities not expanding existing uses.

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