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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.

CEMEX Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC has applied to the Knox County Department of Air Quality Management (KCDAQM) for a significant modification to an existing major source operating permit subject to the provisions of the Knox County Air Quality Management Regulation 25.70 (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations). CEMEX Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC operates a portland cement manufacturing facility located at 6212 Cement Plant Road, Knoxville, TN 37924.

CEMEX Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC has applied for a significant modification to add new emission limits for nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide along with monitoring and recordkeeping requirements for the kiln (emission unit 00K-01). Also, the applicant requested the removal of permit conditions which are no longer applicable. Questions concerning the source(s) may be addressed to Mr. 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 4:30 PM on March 1, 2018.

If the Department receives a request for a public hearing on this matter, the public hearing will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on March 8, 2018 in the Auditorium of the Knox County Health Department located at 140 Dameron Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.

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

V-0008R8 (RedlineStrikeout)
CEMEX V-0008R8 SOB

WestRock Converting Company, Knoxville Folding Carton Plant has applied to establish facility-wide single and total hazardous air pollutant emission limits monitored by recordkeeping at the folding carton packaging from paperboard manufacturing facility located at 1906 Third Creek Road, Knoxville, TN 37921.

To be considered, written comments must be submitted to the Department at the following address by February 8, 2018.

Click here for draft permit S-17-0776R3

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