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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.

PRI of East Tennseee Inc. has applied to construct a drum mix hot mix asphalt plant and aggregate processing plant located at 5651 S. National Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914. Also, the applicant has applied to establish carbon monoxide and PM10 emission limits along with a hot mix asphalt production limit monitored by recordkeeping. A baghouse and wet suppression system will be used for pollution control. 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 November 8, 2018.

For further information, please call (865) 215-5900.

Click here for draft permit C-18-1278-01
Click here for draft permit C-18-1278-02

Air Quality

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Suite 242
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917


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