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Janurary 28, 2020  

There will be a public hearing before the Technical Secretary of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board to consider a proposed change to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-201-105.

The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the State of Tennessee to develop an attainment plan for all areas that are not meeting certain National Ambient Air Quality Standards, or NAAQS.  These areas are commonly referred to as nonattainment areas.  Attainment plans include steps to achieve and maintain attainment of those standards.  After air quality in a nonattainment area has improved enough to consistently meet the NAAQS, the area is then referred to as a maintenance area.  Maintenance plans must demonstrate continued attainment and maintenance of the NAAQS.  These maintenance plans are divided into two sequential phases, with a new plan developed for each ten-year period. 

This hearing is to consider the Limited Maintenance Plan (LMP) for the remainder of the 20-year maintenance period for Montgomery County, the Tennessee portion of the Clarksville 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS maintenance area.  This plan sets forth air quality and emissions data that assures the area will continue to maintain the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS.  Further, in the unlikely event the area does violate the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS, this document describes a plan to promptly address the NAAQS violation.  The final version of this document will be submitted to the EPA to meet Tennessee’s CAA section 175A(b) obligations for this area.

The Public Hearing Notice, and the Limited Maintenance Plan are provided  below to assist in public review.  Comments are due by  March 3, 2020.

    Notice of Hearing            Draft Clarksville 8 Ozone Orpahn Area Limited Maintenance Plan     

  • January 2, 2020
    • The Division of Air Pollution Control has filed a Notice of Rulemaking Hearing with the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control proposes to amend Chapter 1200-03-29 of the Air Pollution Control Regulations, Light Duty Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance.  The proposed changes revise the Tennessee light duty motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance programs applicability to meet the requirements of  Public Chapter No. 953, signed into law on May 15, 2018.  Public Chapter 953 requires the elimination of the vehicle emissions testing program 120 days after Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of 110(l) Noninterference Demonstration reports on the air quality impacts of removal of the vehicle inspection programs from 5 Middle Tennessee (Davidson, Sumner, Rutherford, Williamson and Wilson)  and Hamilton County, Tennessee.  These reports will be submitted to the EPA pending Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board Approval.   
    • A red-lined version of the proposed rule is available to assist with the public’s review. Comments must be received by 4:30 PM February 13, 2020 to be considered part of the official record. Please refer to the Public Hearing Notice for time and location of the hearing, and details on the written comment process. 
             Public Notice Document                    Red-Lined Version
  • December 27,  2019
    • The application has been withdrawn and the meeting has been cancelled.  Tayes Hollow Property, LLC dba Tayes Hollow Quarry (Facility ID:71-0396/Permit No. 977258) has applied to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control (TDAPC) for construction of a rock crushing and sizing operation to be located in Putnam County at 10600 Henry Cemetery Road, Monterey, TN 38574.  An open house informational session will be held by TDAPC at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the Monterey Community Center, 705 E. Commercial Avenue, Monterey, TN 38574.   Public Notice Document

March 25, 2020

  • Hood Container Corporation has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for an existing major source operating permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations).  A major source (Title V) operating permit is required by both the Federal Clean Air Act and the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations.   Public Notice Document

March 23, 2020

  • “BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (BAE) has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for approval to construct and operate new emission sources at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.  The project is subject to review under the State rule for Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality (PSD), Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.01(4).”  Public Notice Document

March 20, 2020

  • “Hinkle Chair Company, Inc. has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD)  for a federally enforceable state operating permit to opt out of being subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations)”   Public Notice Document
  • Eastman Chemical Company has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for renewal of a major source operating permit - 19.    Public Notice Document
  • Environmental Trust Company dba Meadow Branch Landfill with a site address of 233 McMinn County Road 166, Athens, TN 37303. They seek to obtain a renewal of their major source operating permit for their Municipal Solid Waste Landfill.    Public Notice Document
  • Eastman Chemical Company has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and
    Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for renewal of two major source
    (Title V) operating permits and a significant modification to an existing major
    source operating permit subject to the provisions of Tennessee Air Pollution
    Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).  Public Notice Document
  • Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Application, March 26, 2020

March 12, 2020

March 9, 2020

  • “Texas Eastern Transmission, LP dba Gladeville Compressor Station has applied to the Tennessee Air
    Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for an existing major source operating
    permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the
    Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title
    V regulations).” Public Notice Document
  • Diversified Scientific Services, Inc. (DSSI) is providing notice of availability for its site-specific test and performance evaluation plans.  Public Notice Document

March 4, 2020

  • Arcosa Marine Products, Inc.  with a site address of 1050 Trinity Road in Ashland City has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for renewal of their existing major source operating permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations, also frequently referred to as Title V regulations.    Public Notice Document

 

February 26, 2020

February 20, 2020

  • CJBBB Inc. dba Phoenix Boats has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for
    an existing major source operating permit subject to the provisions of
    paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations
    (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations).”     Public Notice Document

February 29, 2020

 

February 14, 2020

  • HAVCO Wood Products, LLC, with a site address of 150 Oak Drive in Vonore, Tennessee, seeks to renew their major source operating permit for their truck trailer hardwood manufacturing operation.   Public Notice Document

February 13, 2020

 

February 6, 2020

February 4, 2020

  • Potter South East- dba Stone Facility with a mailing address of 511 East Monticello Pike, Huntsville, TN 37756. They seek to obtain an air contaminant permit (Division identification number: 07-0208-01 / 977868) for construction of a Portable Rock Crushing Operation located at 1623 Jacksboro Pike, Lafollette, TN 37766. 
  • Hawkeye Contracting Company, LLC with a mailing address of P.O. Box 1200 Robinson Creek, KY 41560. They seek to obtain an air contaminant permit (Division identification number: 29-0084-01/977945) for the construction of a Rock Crushing and Sizing Operation located at 467 Helton Road, Bean Station, TN 37708.

February 3, 2020

January 27, 2020

January 21, 2020

January 16, 2020 

  • Innovative Water Care, LLC d.b.a. Sigura (Facility ID 06-0215; Division renewal permit no. 573325) with a site address of 1200 Old Lower River Road NW, Charleston, TN. They seek to renew their major source operating permit for production of calcium hypochlorite.  Public Notice Document
  • The Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board has requested a re-opening of the public comment period to consider a proposed change to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section  68-201-105.  The public comment period has been re-opened to consider the Clean Air Act Section 110(l) Noninterference Demonstration Reports for removal of the Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance program for Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Sumner and Rutherford Counties in Middle Tennessee and Hamilton County, Tennessee  from the State Implementation Plan. Public Chapter No. 953, signed into law on May 15, 2018, requires the elimination of the Inspection & Maintenance program 120 days after final EPA approval of the 110(l) reports. To assist in public review, links to the following documents are provided below: 

The Noninterference Demonstration for the Removal of the Inspection and Maintenance Program in Middle Tennessee 

The Noninterference Demonstration for the Removal of the Inspection and Maintenance Program in Hamilton County Tennessee

Comments received during the first comment period and public hearing :

Opus Inspection Inc. Comments Middle TN

Opus Inspection Inc. Comments Hamilton County

Public Comments

The Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control's response to comments  

Response to Comments Middle TN

Response to Comments Hamilton County

 

Only written comments will be accepted during this comment period and there will not be a second public hearing.  Written comments are d​ue by ​February 15, 2020.  Comments can be sent via email to air.pollution.control@tn.gov.   Written comments will only be considered part of the record if received by close of business (4:30 PM Central) on February 15, 2020, at the aforementioned email address or at:

Tennessee Department Of Environment and Conservation -  Division of Air Pollution Control 
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 
312 Rose L. Parks Avenue, 15th Floor 
Nashville, TN  37243 

 

January 14, 2020

  • “US Department of Energy, Office of Science, (owner) UT Battelle, LLC (operator), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Carbon Fiber Technology Facility has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for a federally enforceable state operating permit to opt out of being subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200‑03‑09‑.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations”  Public Notice Document
  • Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Applications, January 16, 2020

January 7, 2020

  • Lodge Manufacturing Company with a site address of 600 Railroad Avenue, South Pittsburg, TN 37380. They seek to obtain a major source operating permit for their combined Iron Foundry facilities that produce Cast Iron Cookware. 
                                         Public Notice Document

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