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Construction and Modification Permits

As required by Knox County Air Quality Management Regulation (KCAQMR) Section 25.0, the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management (KCDAQM) is providing the public opportunity to review and submit written comments on draft permit(s) for the construction, modification, and/or operation of air contaminant source(s) as noted below. In addition, a public hearing may be requested.

The application materials and draft permit(s) are available for review during regular business hours at the KCDAQM offices located at 140 Dameron Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Also, an electronic copy of the draft permit(s) is available below. To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be received no later than 4:30 PM on the last day of the public comment period and be submitted using one of the following methods:

  1. Mail, private carrier, or hand delivery: Address written comments to the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management, 140 Dameron Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917
  2. E-mail: Submit electronic comments to aqm@aqm.co.knox.tn.us.

Knoxville Utilities Boards has applied to modify the wastewater treatment plant located at 2015 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37916. The existing plant consists of wastewater treatment, two (2) digester gas fired boilers, three (3) generators and a digester gas flare. The requested modification is to allow the generators to operate in non-emergency situations and establish a diesel fuel consumption limit. Questions concerning the source(s) may be addressed to Coby Webster at (865) 215-5900 or by e-mail at cwebster@aqm.co.knox.tn.us.

To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be received no later than June 13, 2019.


PBF Logistics Products Terminals LLC has applied to modify the bulk terminal located at 5100 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN  37921. The existing terminal consists of a three (3) lane loading rack and 11 storage tanks. The requested modification is to add a vapor recovery unit as a control device for the loading rack. Questions concerning the source(s) may be addressed to Coby Webster at (865) 215-5900 or by e-mail at cwebster@aqm.co.knox.tn.us.

To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be received no later than June 13, 2019.


Air Quality

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


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