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Construction and Modification Permits

Per a recent decision by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Knox County Department of Air Quality Management (KCDAQM) must immediately implement provisions for public notices equivalent to the TDEC Air Pollution Division regulations Section 1200-03-09-.01 (1) (h), which has requirements on a monthly basis for minor source modifications and construction permits to be noticed in a newspaper of general circulation. In addition, KCDAQM also recognizes the use of its website to post these notices and will continue to provide the public with prompt information.

Proposed Permits

Per regulatory requirements, including 40 CFR 51.160, et al, the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public the opportunity to comment on the proposed approval of the following construction permits. Public comment may be submitted within the associated comment period for each permit listed below.

Comments must be written and addressed to:

Knox County Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue, Suite 242
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 215-5900

Details of the proposed construction permits are available for public consideration in the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management office located in the Health Department, 2nd Floor, Room 242, 140 Dameron Avenue.

Public Notice

Knox Furniture Refinishing and Repair has applied to construct a paint stripping operation at 5308-A Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Knoxville Locomotive Works, Inc. has applied to construct an abrasive blasting and spray coating operation controlled by a spray booth fitted with filters at 300 West Quincy Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.

New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC dba AT&T Mobility has applied to construct a 1350 hp diesel fired emergency generator at 900 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department by March 2, 2017.

Air Quality

Main Office
Suite 242
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917

865-215-5900 phone
865-215-5902 fax
865-215-2497 tdd
Air Info Line
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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