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Public Hearings

  • October 18, 2019
  • The  Division of Air Pollution Control has filed a Notice of Hearing  to consider a proposed change to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section  68-201-105.  The public hearing has been called to consider the Clean Air Act Section 110(l) Noninterference Demonstration for removal of the Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance program for Davidson, Williamson,  Wilson, Sumner and Rutherford Counties in Middle 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) report.The Public Hearing Notice and the Noninterference Demonstration for the Removal of the Inspection and Maintenance Program in Middle Tennessee are provided to assist in public review.  Comments are due by November 19, 2019. Please refer to the Public Hearing Notice for time and location of the hearing, and details on the written comment process. 

               Notice of Hearing                                              Demonstration of IM Removal

 
  • The Division of Air Pollution Control has filed a Notice of Hearing  to consider a proposed change to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-201-105. • The public hearing has been called to consider the Clean Air Act Section 110(l) Noninterference Demonstration for removal of the Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance program for 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) report.• The Public Hearing Notice and the Noninterference Demonstration for the Removal of the Inspection and Maintenance Program in Hamilton County are provided to assist in public review.  Comments are due by November 21, 2019. Please refer to the Public Hearing Notice for time and location of the hearing, and details on the written comment process. 

                    Notice of Hearing                                               Demonstartion of IM Removal

 

  • October 7, 2019
  • 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 1200-03-26 of the Air Pollution Control Regulations, Administrative Fees Schedule. Proposed changes include revising the Tennessee Visible Emission Evaluation Course Fees, revising the annual fees for facilities subject to Title V permitting (primarily major sources of air pollution), correction of grammatical and typographical errors, removal of obsolete text, and additional clarifications to the rules. A redlined version of the proposed rule is available to assist with the public’s review. Comments must be received by 4:30 PM November 25, 2019 to be considered part of the official record.

                    Notice of Rulemaking                Redline Version of the Hearing Notice

 

  • The Division of Air Pollution Control has filed a Notice of Hearing  to consider a proposed change to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-201-105. This hearing is to consider the Limited Maintenance Plan (LMP) providing Tennessee’s maintenance plan for the remainder of the 20-year maintenance period for the 1997-8 hour ozone NAAQS in the remaining Knoxville 1997 8-hour ozone 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 Report are provided to assist in public review.  Comments are due by November 18, 2019.

Notice of Rulemaking Hearing       Draft Knoxville 8 Hour Ozone Orphan Area Limited Maintenance Plan

 

August 14, 2019

  • The Division of Air Pollution control has filed a Notice of Rulemaking Hearing with the TN Secretary of State office.  The Division of Air Pollution Control proposes to amend Chapter 1200-03-09 revising the public notice regulations for New Source Review and Title V permit programs.  The rule revision removes the  mandatory requirement for newspaper publication and instead provides for the electronic notice (e-notice) of New Source Review and Title V permit actions.  A redlined version of the rules is available to assist public review. Comments are due by October 8, 2019.

  Notice of Rulemaking Hearing     Redlined version of the rules  

 

Public Notices

November 15, 2019

November 5, 2019

October 23, 2019

  • Primester GP has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for renewal of a major source (Title V) operating permit subject to the provisions of Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).    Public Notice Document
  • SumiRiko Tennessee, Inc. with a site address of 150 Hester Lane, Tazewell, Tennessee. They seek to obtain renewal of a major source operating permit for the operation of their automobile parts operation facility.    Public Notice Document

October 22, 2019

October 14, 2019

October 3, 2019

September 30, 2019

September 17, 2019

September 13, 2019

  • Air Pollution Control Construction Permit Applications, September 19, 2019
  • Tennessee Valley Authority – John Sevier Combined Cycle Plant has applied to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Air Pollution Control for renewal of a major source (Title V) operating permit and a Phase II Acid Rain Permit subject to the provisions of Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).   Public Notice

 September 3, 2019

August 29, 2019

August 21, 2019

August 16, 2019

August 13, 2019

  • Evonik Corporation 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 subject to the provisions of Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations 1200-03-09-.02(11).   Public Notice Document

 

 

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