Air Pollution Board To Hold Hearing On Permits For City Landfill, 3 Industries

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Air Pollution Control Board will receive public comments upon permits for the city landfill and three industries at a public hearing.

It will be Thursday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. in the conference room at the Bonny Oaks Corporate Center, 6125 Preservation Dr.

Anyone desiring to request a public hearing concerning any of these permitting actions should request a public hearing in writing and deliver that request to the Director, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau (Bureau), 6125 Preservation Drive, STE 140, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37416-3740, by 4:30 p.

m., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. If a public hearing is requested, that hearing will be held Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. EST in the conference room at the Bonny Oaks Corporate Center, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37416. Materials concerning these permitting actions may be inspected at the Bureau or online at http://apcb.org/index.php/about-us/news/60-notice-of-public-comment-period-for-part-70-permits. The public is invited to comment concerning air pollution sources located within Hamilton County, Tennessee, as follows and set forth below:

Proposed Part 70 Major Source Operating Permit Renewals:

•  The City of Chattanooga Landfill, 9327 Birchwood Pk., Harrison, TN  37341, an active municipal solid waste landfill, has submitted an application for renewal of its Part 70 operating permit.  A Part 70 permit has previously been issued for the facility. There are no changes in the operation of the facility with associated emissions increases involved in this action.  The draft permit, application, and all relevant supporting materials will be available for review at the permitting authority, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning Wednesday, August 27,  2014, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. M-F or online at the URL noted above. Anyone having any questions or needing additional information regarding this matter should contact Cynthia McDaniel, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, by e-mail at McDaniel_C@chattanooga.gov or by phone at (423) 643-5982.

 

•   Mueller Co., LLC, 1401 Mueller Avenue, Chattanooga, TN  37406, which operates and iron foundry with machining equipment, painting equipment, and assembly equipment necessary to produce complete valves, chiefly for potable water systems, has submitted an application for renewal of its Part 70 operating permit.  A Part 70 permit has previously been issued for the facility. In its application, the facility has requested an increase in allowable volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions of 3.74 tons per year from the lost foam production area and lost foam casting operations.  The draft permit, application, and all relevant supporting materials will be available for review at the permitting authority, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning Wednesday, August 27,  2014, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. M-F or online at the URL noted above. Anyone having any questions or needing additional information regarding this matter should contact Cynthia McDaniel, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, by e-mail at McDaniel_C@chattanooga.gov or by phone at (423) 643-5982.

 

•  Porter Warner Industries, LLC, 2 E. 38th St., Chattanooga, TN  37410, a producer of resin-coated sand used in iron and steel foundries for forming cores, has submitted an application for renewal of its Part 70 operating permit.  A Part 70 permit has previously been issued for the facility. There are no increases in emissions involved in this action.  The draft permit, application, and all relevant supporting materials will be available for review at the permitting authority, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. M-F or online at the URL noted above.  Anyone having questions or needing additional information regarding this matter should contact J. Alan Frazier, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, by e-mail at Frazier_Alan@chattanooga.gov or by phone at (423) 643-5978.

 

•   Rock-Tenn Converting Company, 1601 South Holtzclaw Ave., Chattanooga, TN  37404, a digital printer which prints large images mostly on vinyl and plastic substrates, has submitted an application for renewal of its Part 70 operating permit.  A Part 70 permit has previously been issued for the facility. There are no increases in emissions involved in this action.  The draft permit, application, and all relevant supporting materials will be available for review at the permitting authority, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. M-F or online at the URL noted above.  Anyone having any questions or needing additional information regarding this matter should contact Sydney Spencer II, 6125 Preservation Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, by e-mail at Spencer_sydney@chattanooga.gov or by phone at (423) 643-5977.

 


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