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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

Ross Prestressed Concrete, Inc. has applied to construct a 1.3 MMBtu/hr propane fired heater at the facility located at 2701 Independence Lane, Knoxville, TN 37914.

Crush LLC has applied to construct a mobile crushing plant controlled by a wet suppression system containing three (3) crushers, one (1) screen, and seven (7) conveyors at the facility located at 6221 Old Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914. 

Crush LLC has applied to construct a mobile crushing plant controlled by a wet suppression system containing three (3) crushers, one (1) screen, and seven (7) conveyors at the facility located at 1301 Spring Hill Road, Knoxville, TN 37914.

Crush LLC has applied to construct a mobile crushing plant controlled by a wet suppression system containing three (3) crushers, one (1) screen, and seven (7) conveyors at the facility located at 1800 Watt Road, Knoxville, TN 37932.

Crush LLC has applied to construct a mobile crushing plant controlled by a wet suppression system containing three (3) crushers, one (1) screen, and seven (7) conveyors at the facility located at 2707 Cinder Lane, Knoxville, TN 37914.

Crush LLC has applied to construct a mobile crushing plant controlled by a wet suppression system containing three (3) crushers, one (1) screen, and seven (7) conveyors at the facility located at 1949 Raccoon Valley Road, Knoxville, TN 37914.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the KCDAQM at the following address by September 14, 2017.


Public Notice

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 49 hp diesel generator at the facility located at 211 Nixon Road, Knoxville, TN 37920. 

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 99 hp diesel generator at the facility located at 731 Fretz Road, Knoxville, TN 37922.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 99 hp diesel generator at the facility located at 10803 Sagemont Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct a 95 hp diesel generator at the facility located at 2941 Smith Lane, Knoxville, TN 37853.

Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless has applied to construct an 80 hp diesel generator at the facility located at 525 Lovell Road, Knoxville, TN 37932.

R and R Associates, Inc. dba Cedar Lane Citgo has applied to construct gasoline storage tanks and dispensing equipment controlled by a vapor balance system at the facility located at 300 Cedar Lane, Knoxville, TN 37912.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the KCDAQM at the following address by September 7, 2017.


Public Notice

BAM, Inc. has applied to construct a chemical vapor infiltration furnace with an afterburner control device at 10536 Lexington Drive, Knoxville, TN 37932.

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has applied to construct a natural gas boiler equipped with a low NOx burner at 2506 Johnston Street, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the KCDAQM at the following address by August 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
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Monday - Friday
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