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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

Smalley Manufacturing Company, Inc. has applied to construct a laser cutter with baghouse control at 10640 Dutchtown Road, Knoxville, TN 37932. 

Norfolk Southern Railway Company – John Sevier Yard has applied to construct three (3) diesel emergency generators at 7208 Old Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914.

Tazewell Pike Market has applied to construct a gasoline dispensing facility at 5417 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by January 26, 2017.


Public Notice

West Knox Utility District has applied to construct a wastewater treatment plant at 12865 Buttermilk Road, Knoxville, TN 37932.

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has applied to construct an emergency generator powered by a natural gas fired 63.9 hp engine at 2506 Johnson Street, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by December 29, 2016.

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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