Air/Water Pollution Control Public Notices


Daily News Publication Date: July 6, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE 

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.

Construction

IBG Services Inc. dba R. Bernard Funeral Services
2764 Lamar Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a permit to install a new crematory.   

The Chemours Company
2571 Fite Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit to install two new emergency generators.   

Valero Refining Company - Tennessee
2385 Riverport Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit to install a 150 MMBtu/hr boiler.  

Nucor Steel Memphis
3601 Paul R. Lowry Road, Memphis
Nucor is requesting a consolidated construction permit for their facility with additional emission sources including an emergency generator engine, DRI operations, slag operations, road dust, cutting operations, furnaces, carbon unloading and unloading system, flux chute transfer system, preheaters and dryers, natural gas fired torches, roll mill, caster steam vents, cooling towers, gasoline storage tanks, emergency pump engine and dust bin.  

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: Larry Smith
Acting Technical Manager

1826 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134






Daily News Publication Date: May 12, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENT OF A PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION
BY THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
TO APPROVE A PREVENTION OF SIGNIFICANT DETERIORATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT
FOR THE NUCOR STEEL MEMPHIS, INC. FACILITY
LOCATED AT 3601 PAUL R. LOWRY ROAD
FRANK C. PIDGEON INDUSTRIAL PARK
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE  38109

PROJECT:  NUCOR Steel Memphis, Inc. (Nucor), 3601 Paul R. Lowry Road, Memphis Tennessee, is proposing to construct a new pipe mill.  This property currently houses the Nucor Steel Memphis, Inc. Mini-Mill. The proposed plant will consist of a billet and bar preparation area including storage, transport, and sawing; a rotary hearth furnace; a PQF/mandrel/piercing mill including mill stands; transport equipment from area to area including descaling units; induction heating furnace and sizing mill; a cooling bed area; and auxiliary/utility systems such as deoxidation station, lubricant system for mandrels, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling water systems.  This permitting activity ensures that the public has an opportunity to comment on all proposed emission units.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT:  Impact analyses conducted during the course of the permit application have indicated that the proposed project will have no significant adverse impact on air quality, vegetation, soils, and visibility.  Information submitted by the applicant shows that allowable emissions from the proposed project will not cause or contribute to violations of any national ambient air quality standards or Prevention of Significant Deterioration increments.

PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION:  The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), Air Pollution Control Section has determined that all requirements for Prevention of Significant Deterioration are satisfied and as approved, the proposed project will comply with all applicable federal, state and local regulations and standards.  Therefore, a preliminary approval for a construction permit is hereby proposed for the Nucor Steel Memphis, Inc. pipe mill project.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:  Copies of the preliminary determination, application materials and draft permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday at the following location:


Shelby County Health Department
Pollution Control
1826 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN  38134


Interested persons are invited to review these materials and submit written comments concerning the proposed preliminary determination to the following address:


Mr. Larry Smith, Acting Manager
Pollution Control Section
Shelby County Health Department
1826 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN  38134

Email: larry.smith@shelbycountytn.gov


To be considered, written or electronically submitted comments must be made or post-marked by Monday, June 14, 2021.  All persons, including the applicant, who believe any condition of the preliminary approval is inappropriate must raise all reasonably ascertainable issues and submit all reasonably available arguments supporting their position by the end of the comment period.  Any supporting materials that are submitted shall be included in full and may not be incorporated by reference, unless such materials are already part of the administrative record in the same proceeding or are generally available reference material.


A public hearing to accept comments has been scheduled on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the following location:

T. O. Fuller State Park
1500 West Mitchell Road
Shelby Bluff Center
Memphis, Tennessee  38109


Individuals with disabilities who wish to review this information or participate in the public hearing should contact the SCHD, Pollution Control Section, to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review.  Contact may be in person, in writing, by telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten (10) days prior to the end of the public comment period to allow time to provide such aid or services. 

Questions concerning the source may be addressed to Mr. Wasim Khokhar at the above referenced address or by calling (901) 222-9587.  A final determination will be made following review of the relevant comments.  A copy of the Department’s final determination regarding the proposed project will be filed for inspection at the above Sycamore View Road address.



Daily News Publication Date: May 04, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE 

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.


Construction

RC Construction Company  
1513 Corporate Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a permit to construct a ready-mix concrete batch plant

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: Larry Smith
Acting Technical Manager
1826 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134



 Daily News Publication Date: April 20, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE 

TVA – Allen Combined Cycle Plant (ACC) has applied to the Shelby County Health Department, Pollution Control Section, to modify their Title V major source operating permit No. 01280-01TV (Section E, Emission Group 26 – Monitoring plan for Sulfur Hexafluoride Circuit Breakers). This is the only section of the permit open for comment. This facility is subject to the provisions of Shelby County Air Code Section 3-5 [Reference Rules and Regulations of Tennessee, Rule 1200-3-9-.02 (11)] (frequently referred to as the Title V regulations).  A Title V operating permit is required by the Federal Clean Air Act and the City of Memphis Code. This TVA facility is located at 2480 Hennington Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. Operations at this facility consist of electric generating natural gas combustion turbines and the associated equipment.   

A copy of the application materials used by the Department and a copy of the draft permit are available for public inspection at the Pollution Control Section office during normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm). Copies are also available on the Shelby County Health Department website at http://www.shelbytnhealth.com/310/Air-Pollution-Control-Public-Notices.  Interested parties are invited to review these materials and provide written comments.  In addition, a public hearing may be requested at which written or oral presentations may be made.  To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be made within thirty (30) days after the date of this notice and should be addressed to:

Mr. Larry Smith, Acting Manager

Pollution Control Section

Shelby County Health Department

1826 Sycamore View Road

Memphis, TN  38134

(e-mail larry.smith@shelbycountytn.gov) 

Individuals with disabilities who wish to review this information should contact the Department, Pollution Control Section, to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review.  Contact may be in person, in writing, by telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten days prior to the end of the public comment period to allow time to provide such aid or services. 

Questions concerning the source may be addressed to Mr. Wasim Khokhar at the above referenced address or by calling (901) 222-9587 or by e-mail at wasim.khokhar@shelbycountytn.gov

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to treat this draft title V permit as a proposed title V permit and to perform its 45-day review provided by the law and regulations concurrently with the public notice period. Although EPA’s 45-day review period will be performed concurrently with the public comment period, the deadline for submitting a citizen petition to object to the EPA Administrator will be determined as if EPA’s 45-day review period is performed after the public comment period has ended.

The status regarding EPA’s 45-day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen petition can be found at the following website address:

http://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting/tennessee-proposed-title-v-permits