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Public Hearings

  • August 14, 2019
    • The Division of Air Pollution control has filed a Notice of Rulemaking Hearing with the TN Secretary of State office.  The Division of Air Pollution Control proposes to amend Chapter 1200-03-09 revising the public notice regulations for New Source Review and Title V permit programs.  The rule revision removes the  mandatory requirement for newspaper publication and instead provides for the electronic notice (e-notice) of New Source Review and Title V permit actions.  A redlined version of the rules is available to assist public review. Comments are due by October 8, 2019.  Notice of Rulemaking Hearing     Redlined version of the rules
  • May 24, 2019

There will be a public hearing before the Technical Secretary of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board to consider revisions to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control’s Ambient Air Monitoring Plan .  An annual evaluation of this plan is required by federal regulations.  The hearing will be conducted in the manner prescribed by the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-5-201 et. seq. and will take place in the 15th Floor Conference Room A of  William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, 37243 at 9:30 a.m. on the 26th day of June, 2019.  

Public Notice Document                  Annual Network Air Monitoring Plans Site

  • May 7, 2019
    • Praxair, Inc., located at 471 Pottertown Road, Midway, TN has applied to the Division of Air Pollution Control to modify an existing construction permit for a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Liquefaction Facility (Division  identification number 30-0305-01).. This existing operation consists of condensing and compressing equipment used to convert gaseous CO2 into food grade liquid CO2  The Division of Air Pollution Control will hold an open house informational session June 10, 2019 and on June 11, 2019 a public meeting will be held to accept written or oral comments on the application for construction permit.  The meetings will be held at the West Greene High School Gym.     
      Public Notice Document
    • Yara North America, Inc., located at 471 Pottertown Road, Midway, TN has applied to the Division of Air Pollution Control to modify an existing construction permit for a calcium nitrate production facility (Division identification number 30-0267-01). This operation will consist of digesting reactors, mixing tanks and a filter press. The Division of Air Pollution Control will hold an open house informational session June 10, 2019 and on June 11, 2019 a public meeting will be held to accept written or oral comments on the application for construction permit.  The meetings will be held at the West Greene High School Gym.  Public Notice Document
  • May 6, 2019

US Nitrogen LLC with a site address of 471 Pottertown Road, Midway, TN 37809 has applied to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control (DAPC) for a federally enforceable state operating permit (also known as a Conditional Major operating permit) to opt out of being subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200‑03‑09‑.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations). US Nitrogen LLC seeks to obtain a Conditional Major operating permit for their ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium nitrate solution (ANSOL) manufacturing facility. US Nitrogen LLC has agreed to be bound by a permit that limits their Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions to less than 100 tons per year for each pollutant. US Nitrogen LLC has agreed to use monitoring, testing, and record keeping methods to prove that they are abiding by the more restrictive emission limits. 

The Division of Air Pollution Control will hold an open house informational session and public hearing on June 10, 2019 at the West Greene High School Gym.  Public Notice Document

May 2, 2019

  • There will be a public hearing before the Technical Secretary of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board to consider the promulgation of an amendment to the Tennessee State Implementation Plan pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-201-105.  Public Hearing Notice   Pre-Hearing Draft SIP

Public Notices

  •  August 29, 2019
  • August 21, 2019
  • August 16, 2019
  • August 13, 2019
    • Evonik Corporation has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for renewal of two major source (Title V) operating permits subject to the provisions of Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).   Public Notice Document
  • August 9, 2019
    • Columbia Gulf Transmission Company - Hampshire Compressor Station with a site address of 4077 Booker Farm Road, Hampshire, TN 38461. They seek to renew their Title V operating permit for their natural gas compressor station.  Public Notice Document
  • August 7, 2019
  • August 5, 2019
    • Eastman Chemical Company has submitted a notification of its intention to conduct a confirmatory performance test in accordance with 40 CFR §63.1207(e)(1)(ii).  In accordance with §63.1207(e)(2), Eastman announces the availability of the test plans to the public for review no later than 60 calendar days before initiation of the test. 
      Public Notice Document
    • Ebbtide Holdings, LLC with a site address of 2545 Jones Creek Road, White Bluff, Tennessee 37187. They seek to obtain a major source operating renewal permit for their Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing Operation. However, it should be noted that this facility has a current Title V operating permit No. 567274.  Public Notice Document
  • July 31, 2019
  • July 25, 2019
    • Vulcan  Construction Materials, LLC dba 109 Quarry with a mailing address of 642 Theta Pike, Columbia, TN 38041.  They seek to obtain an air contaminant permit (Division identification number: 95-022211/977082) for construction of a portable rock crushing and sizing operation . Public Notice Document
  • July 23, 2019
    • Sonoco Products Company – Newport has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for renewal of a major source operating permit subject to the provisions of Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-09.02(11), also frequently referred to as Title V regulations. Public Notice Document
  • July 22, 2019
    • Kentucky-Tennessee Clay Company has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for renewal of a major source operating permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations. Public Notice Document  
  • July 17, 2019
    • Vulcan Construction Materials seek to obtain an air contaminant permit for construction of a portable rock crushing and sizing operation. Public Notice Document
    • City of Franklin dba Sanitation and Environmental Services seeks to obtain an air contaminant permit (Division identification number: 94-0436-01/76949) for construction of an Air Curtain Destructor. Public Noitce Document
  • July 12, 2019
  • July 9, 2019
    • Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Application July 11, 2019
    • Innovative Water Care, LLC (Facility ID 06-0215; Division renewal permit no. 573325) with a site address of 1200 Old Lower River Road NW, Charleston, TN. They seek to renew their major source operating permit for production of calcium hypochlorite. Public Notice Document
    • Eastman Chemical Company has applied for a significant modification for significant changes to monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting in an existing operating permit number 568972 (MSOP-02).  Public Notice Document
  • July 2, 2019
  • June 26, 2019
    • Sonoco Flexible Packaging, Inc., with a site address of 5701 Superior Drive in Morristown, Tennessee, seeks to renew their major source operating permit for their flexible packaging manufacturing operation.  Public Notice Document
    • State Industries, Inc. with a site address of 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, Tennessee 37015. They seek to obtain a renewal of their major source operating permit for their Water Heater Manufacturing operation. The facility consists of frit coating operation, two enameling furnaces, surface coating operation, commercial tank shot blasting, flue shot blasting, residential tank fabrication, residential tank sealing, polyurethane insulation foam injection and various washer units.  Public Notice Document
  • June 25, 2019
  • June 21, 2019
    • Texas Gas Transmission, LLC- Kenton Compressor Station with a site address of 3793 Texas Gas Lane, Kenton, TN  38233. They seek to renew their Title V operating permit for their natural gas compressor station. Public Notice Document
  • June 19, 2019
    • Diversified Scientific Services, Inc. (Facility ID 73-0137; Division renewal permit no. 574059) with a site address of 657 Gallaher Road, Kingston, TN. They seek to renew their major source operating permit for a mixed waste storage and treatment operation. Public Notice Document
  • June 18, 2019
  • June 11, 2019
    • Eastman Chemical Company has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for renewal of two major source (Title V) operating permits subject to the provisions of Tennessee Comprehensive Rules and Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).   Public Notice Document
    • The Praxis Companies, LLC – dba American Whirlpool – Savannah Facility, with a site address of 435 Industrial Road, Savannah, Tennessee 38372. (Source 36-0067, Title V Renewal Permit No. 573925).  Public Notice Document
    •  Nashville Marble & Whirlpool Bath, LLC with a site address of 333 Sand Hill Road, LaVergne, TN37086. They seek to obtain a Conditional Major operating permit for their Cultured Marble Process Line Operation whichconsists of Resin Mixing and Clear Gel Application for Manufacture of Showers, Sinks, and Bath Tubs. Public Notice Document
  • June 10, 2019
    • Seaman Corporation with a site address of 225 North Industrial Drive, Bristol, TN 37620. They seek to obtain a renewal of their major source operating permit for a fabric and vinyl coating operation. Public Notice Document
  • June 7, 2019

Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Applications June 13, 2019

  • May 31, 2019
  • May 28, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
  • May 9, 2019
    • Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Applications May 16, 2019
    • American Redi-Bilt, Inc. – dba Catamaran Cruisers with a site address of 4166 Demastus Lane,Columbia, TN 38401. They seek to obtain a Conditional Major operating permit for their Fiberglass Boat Manufacturingoperations which consists of gel coating, laminating, wax buffing, wood cutting, fiberglass trimming, and assemblyoperations. It should be noted that the company has a current Title V operating permit number 569456 for this facility.  Public Notice Document
  • May 2, 2019
    • Santek Waste Services, LLC with a site address of 207 Sanitary Drive, Dayton, TN 37321. They seek to renew their major source operating permit.  Public Notice Document
    • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, Division of AirPollution Control for approval to expand the operating hour availability for the three (3) existing combustion turbines used to produceelectricity in Gleason, Weakley County, Tennessee. TVA is not proposing any physical construction at this site. The project is subject toreview under the State rule for Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality (PSD), Paragraph 1200-03-09-.01(4) of theTennessee Air Pollution Control Comprehensive Rules and Regulations, which requires a public notification and thirty (30) day publiccomment period.  Public Notice Document
  • May 1, 2019
  • April 25, 2019
    • ANR Pipeline Company dba Brownsville Compressor Station, with a site address of 70 Pumping StationRoad, Brownsville, TN 38069. They seek to obtain a renewal of the major source operating permit for their facility, whichconsists of a natural gas pipeline compressor station.  Public Notice Document
  • April 24, 2019
  • April 23, 2019
    • Domtar Paper Company, LLC. with a site address of 100 Clinchfield Street, Kingsport, Tennessee. They seek to obtain a renewal of their Title V major source operating permit for their facility which is a soda pulp and paper mill that manufactures fine paper from hardwood chips and market pulp.  Public Notice Document
  • April 16, 2019
    • Donaldson Company, Inc. with a site address of 115 Rockwell Drive, Greeneville, Tennessee. They seek to obtain a renewal of their Title V major source operating permit for their facility which manufactures large axial seal air filters. The permit involves various existing operations and equipment associated with air/oil separators and air filter housings for off-road vehicles, trucks and portable compressors manufacturing. Public Notice
  • April 12, 2019
  • April 10, 2019
    • BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (BAE) has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for a significant modification to an existing major source (Title V) operating permit subject to the provisions of Tennessee Comprehensive Rules and Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11)April 3, 2019  Public Notice
  • April 4, 2019

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