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Construction and Modification Permits

Per a recent decision by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Knox County Department of Air Quality Management (KCDAQM) must immediately implement provisions for public notices equivalent to the TDEC Air Pollution Division regulations Section 1200-03-09-.01 (1) (h), which has requirements on a monthly basis for minor source modifications and construction permits to be noticed in a newspaper of general circulation. In addition, KCDAQM also recognizes the use of its website to post these notices and will continue to provide the public with prompt information.

Proposed Permits

Per regulatory requirements, including 40 CFR 51.160, et al, the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public the opportunity to comment on the proposed approval of the following construction permits. Public comment may be submitted within the associated comment period for each permit listed below.

Comments must be written and addressed to:

Knox County Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue, Suite 242
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 215-5900

Details of the proposed construction permits are available for public consideration in the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management office located in the Health Department, 2nd Floor, Room 242, 140 Dameron Avenue.

Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Sequatchie Concrete Services, Inc. has applied to construct two crushers and a screen at 2100 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37919.

Cummins Terminals Inc. has applied to modify the approved contents of a storage tank to include ethanol at 4715 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Murphy USA #7661 has applied to construct a gasoline dispensing facility at 6777 Clinton Highway, Knoxville, TN 37924.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by May 2, 2016.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on a draft construction permit.

National Partitions, Inc has applied to modify the operational limits on their spray coating operations at 10300 Goldenfern Lane, Knoxville, TN 37931.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by April 11, 2016.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Knoxville Utilities Board has requested to construct an emergency generator at 3439 Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37914.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by January 29, 2016.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

Magellan Terminals Holdings L.P. has requested limits and to construct a vapor recovery unit at 4801 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by January 29, 2016.

Knox County 
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

C & S Refinishing and Upholstery has requested limits to avoid becoming a major source and to construct a paint stripping facility at 4687 Old Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37918.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by January 4, 2016.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

Cummins Terminals has requested to construct a vapor combustion unit at 5100 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Cummins Terminals has requested to construct an additional truck loading lane at 5100 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by November 21, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Cummins Terminals Inc. has requested to modify their permit to allow storage tank 151 to store denatured ethanol at 4715 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Tennessee Valley Authority has requested to construct a 324 HP emergency generator at 6720 Boruff Road, Corryton, TN 37721.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by October 23, 2015.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

APAC Atlantic Inc./Harrison Division – Spring Hill applied to construct a screen powered by a diesel engine and two conveyors powered by diesel engines with limitations on the hours of operation at their facility located at 1301 Springhill Road, Knoxville, TN 37914

APAC Atlantic Inc./Harrison Division – Cinder Lane applied to construct a screen powered by a diesel engine and two conveyors powered by diesel engines with limitations on the hours of operation at their facility located at 2707 Cinder Lane, Knoxville, TN 37914

APAC Atlantic Inc./Harrison Division – Watt Road applied to construct a screen powered by a diesel engine and two conveyors powered by diesel engines with limitations on the hours of operation at their facility located at 1800 Everett Road, Knoxville, TN 37932

APAC Atlantic Inc./Harrison Division – Raccoon Valley applied to construct a screen powered by a diesel engine and two conveyors powered by diesel engines with limitations on the hours of operation at their facility located at 1949 E. Raccoon Valley Road, Heiskell, TN 37754

CaremarkPCS, LLC applied to construct two emergency generators at their facility located at 2401 Cherahala Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by October 9, 2015.

Knox County

Department of Air Quality Management

140 Dameron Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

APAC Atlantic Inc Harrison Division applied to construct an asphalt silo located at 1301 Spring Hill Road, Knoxville, TN 37914

Weigel’s #84 applied to construct a gasoline dispensing facility located at 3939 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920

Murphy USA #6978 applied to construct a gasoline dispensing facility located at 3051 Kinzel Way, Knoxville, TN 37924

First Utility District of Knox County – Ebenezer Pump Stationapplied to construct an emergency generator located at 1840 Ebenezer Road, Knoxville, TN 37922

Carmax Auto Supersores Inc applied to accept operational limits on their spray booth and gasoline dispensing operations located at 11225 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by July 27, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Kinder Morgan Southeast Terminals, LLC applied to construct an enclosed flare to control emission from ethanol/distillate loading and as a back-up to the vapor recovery unit located at 5009 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921

Comcast of the South – Knoxville Hub applied to construct an emergency generator located at 1007 W. Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by June 25, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Qu
ality Management
140 Dameron AvenueKnoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Smalley Manufacturing Company, Inc applied to construct a food machinery manufacturer facility located at 10640 Dutchtown Road, Knoxville, TN 37932

Southeast Eye Surgery Center, LLC applied to construct an emergency generator located at 1400 Dowell Springs Blvd, Suite 300, Knoxville, TN 37909

Provision Center for Proton Therapy applied to construct an emergency generator located at 6450 Provision Cares Way, Knoxville, TN 37909

TN Cancer Specialist applied to construct an emergency generator located at 1415 Old Weisgarber Road, Suite 200, Knoxville, TN 37909

Costco Wholesale Corporation applied to construct two natural gas ovens located at 10745 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934

RSI Leasing Inc applied to construct three conveyors for unloading railcars to trucks located at 849 Tennessee Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by June 15, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

The draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits. 

Valley Proteins, Inc. has requested limits to avoid becoming a major source at 9300 Johnston Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by June 19, 2015.

Knox County 
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.
 
Greystone Properties, LLC  has applied to construct an emergency generator at Valley Vista Road, Knoxville, TN 37931.
 
To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by April 26, 2015.
 
Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
 
This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865) 215-5900.

Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

HTC Twister has applied to construct a floor maintenance pad manufacturing line at  2839 John Deere Drive, Knoxville, TN 37917.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by February 26, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permit is available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865)215-5900.


Public Notice

As required by 40 CFR 51.160 et seq., the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management is providing the public opportunity to review and comment on draft construction permits.

APAC Atlantic, Inc. Harrison Division has applied to construct a crusher and conveyor at 2707 Cinder Lane, Knoxville, TN 37920.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by February 26, 2015.

Knox County
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917

This draft construction permits are available for review at the Department offices during regular business hours. For further information please call (865)215-5900.

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140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917


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