Air Pollution Control Public Notices

The Daily News Publication Date: November 6, 2018

The Shelby County Health Department (Department), Pollution Control Section has received applications to construct or modify air contaminant sources at the following locations and of the following descriptions.  These permitting actions are not subject to the Prevention of Significant Air Quality Deterioration (PSD) requirements, as described in the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Section 1200-3-9.01 (4)(a)2. 


Conagra Food
1351 Williams Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a permit to install a 9.98 MMBTU/hr high pressure steam boiler.

Initial Filing

UniFirst Corporation Memphis TN Plant
5421 Crestview Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit to operate a facility utilizing conventional water-based industrial laundry equipment methods to clean various apparel, mats, mops, and shop towel. The facility operates one natural gas-fired boiler, five industrial washing machines, three natural gas-fired dryers, one steam tunnel and a waste water treatment system. The facility also has natural gas –fired space heaters, HVAC units, and a water heater.


Safety Kleen Systems, Inc. Millington
3536 Fite Road, Millington
Requesting a permit modification to the existing permit to reflect the changing of contents in tank #4 from 105 solvents to waste oil.

A copy of the application materials used by the Department is available for public inspection at the Pollution Control Section office, during normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm).  Interested parties are invited to review these materials and provide written comments.  Written comments will be accepted for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after the date of this public notice at the following address:

Shelby County Health Department
Attn: Robert Rogers P.E.
Technical Manager
814 Jefferson Ave. 
Memphis, TN 38105

The Daily News Publication Date: October 24, 2018


The Memphis & Shelby County Air Pollution Control Board (Board) will hold a meeting at the Renaissance Center, 555 Beale Street, Memphis, TN on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 1:30pm.

Agenda items will include:

Air Pollution Control Section Budget, Emissions and Permit Fees, which are charged to Shelby County industries.

Other matters the Shelby County Health Department’s Pollution Control Section and Board deem necessary for the operation of the Air Pollution Control Program under the local air pollution codes and the Board’s by-laws.

The meeting is open to the public.