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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

CEMEX Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC – Knoxville Cement Plant has applied to construct a Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction control system to control NOX emissions from the existing Kiln, establish a Kiln NOX emission limit monitored by a NOX Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS), and establish a Kiln SO2 emission limit monitored by a SO2 CEMS at the facility located at 6212 Cement Plant Road, Knoxville, TN 37924.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department by June 15, 2017.


Public Notice

Judy’s Dry Cleaners has applied to construct a petroleum dry cleaning machine with a refrigerated condenser at 2135 E. Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.

Nature’s Best Organics of Tennessee, Inc. has applied to construct a 138 tph wood grinder at 2601 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct an 80 hp diesel engine powering an emergency generator at 4140 Pleasant Ridge Road, Knoxville, TN 37912.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 49 hp diesel engine powering an emergency generator at 1608 Greenwell Road, Knoxville, TN 37938.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 49 hp diesel engine powering an emergency generator at 4750 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 49 hp diesel engine powering an emergency generator at 2315 Stock Creek Road, Knoxville, TN 37920.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 49 hp diesel engine powering an emergency generator at 7898 Brownvue Road, Knoxville, TN 37931.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department by May 25, 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
865-215-5925
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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