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Brunner Island

Title V Renewal

NPDES

Waste

Temperature Variances

  • May 11, 2023
    On May 11, 2023, Brunner documented a -8.96 degree Fahrenheit change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. The change in temperature occurred when Unit 2 tripped. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will submit a follow-up incident report to the Department within 10 days.
  • March 12, 2023
    On March 12, 2023, Brunner reported a -14 degree Fahrenheit change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Change in temperature occurred when Unit 2 tripped. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will submit a follow-up incident report within 10 days. 
  • December 29, 2022
    On December 29, 2022, Brunner reported a -9 degree change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Change in temperature occurred during the shutdown process and initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will submit a follow-up incident report within 10 days.
  • December 23, 2022
    On December 23, 2022, Brunner documented a 19.1-degree Fahrenheit change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. The change in temperature occurred when Unit 2 tripped. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish and a follow-up investigation, by their consultant, documented one dead Bluegill. Brunner will submit a follow-up incident report to the Department within 10 days.
  • October 29, 2022
    On October 29, 2022, Brunner reported a 7-degree change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Change in temperature occurred during the shutdown process and initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will submit a follow-up incident report within 10 days.
  • October 26, 2022
    On October 26, 2022, Brunner Island reported that two units shutdown due to a mechanical failure which caused a 16-degree change in temperature, in a one hour period, in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. The DEP also conducted a site inspection and requested a follow-up incident report be submitted.
  • April 7, 2022
    On April 7, 2022, Brunner Island reported a unit shutdown which caused a 6-degree Fahrenheit change of temperature (during a one-hour period) in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will conduct additional investigations and submit a report on the incident to the DEP within 10 business days.
  • April 4, 2022
    On April 4, 2022, Brunner Island reported a unit shutdown due to an emergency repair which caused a 6-degree Fahrenheit change of temperature (during a one-hour period) in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will conduct additional investigations and submit a report on the incident to the DEP within 10 business days.
  • February 16, 2022
    On February 16, 2022, Brunner Island reported a 9-degree Fahrenheit change of temperature (during a one-hour period) in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River during a unit shutdown. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will conduct additional investigations and submit a report on the incident to the DEP within 10 business days of the initial notification.
  • January 15 & 17, 2022
    On January 17, 2022, Brunner Island reported two unexpected unit shutdowns which caused 6-degree Fahrenheit changes of temperature (during a one-hour period) in its discharge channel to the Susquehanna River. The first temperature exceedance occurred on January 15, 2022 between 19:59 and 21:00 hours. The second temperature exceedance occurred on January 17, 2022 between 05:49 and 05:52 hours. Initial investigation by Brunner revealed no evidence of impact to fish. Brunner will conduct additional investigations and submit a report on the incidents to the DEP within 10 business days of the initial notification.
  • May 4, 2021
  • January 17, 2020
  • November 26, 2019