Air/Water Pollution Control Public Notices


The Daily News

Publication Date: December 18, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

PennAKem, LLC has applied to the Shelby County Health Department, Pollution Control Section, to modify and renew their Title V major source operating permit (Permit No. 00274-01TV.  This facility is subject to the provisions of City of Memphis Code Section 16-77 [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.  PennAKem, LLC is located at 3324 Chelsea Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee Operations at this facility consist of chemicals and allied products manufacturing. 

The modification and renewal includes the following:

1)   Incorporation of  Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) emission limits below the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) major source thresholds (NESHAP avoidance measure);

2)  Incorporation of Construction Permits No. 00274-29PC (Endothal Production – 21.0 tons Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) per year), 30PC (Diester Production – 5.4 tons VOC per year), 31PC (PDO Production – 24.1 tons VOC per year) and 32PC (Fine Chemicals Production modification – 33.3 tons VOC per year);

3)   A facility-wide increase in net allowable VOC emissions of 1.03 tpy (as compared to the initial Title V permit for this facility) resulting from the additions in item 1 and reductions associated with updated emission calculations within the permit renewal application and changes in the production catalog for the facility;

4)    A facility-wide emission increase in net allowable Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions of 57.54 tons per year;

5)    A facility-wide reduction in net allowable Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions of 25.39 tons per year:

6)   A facility-wide reduction in net allowable Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) emissions of 119.82 tons per year;;

7)   A facility-wide reduction in net allowable Particulate Matter (PM) emissions of 62.79 tons per year; and

8)   This permit renewal also incorporates a Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM) Plan for units that became CAM applicable as a result of accepting HAP emission limits to avoid NESHAP requirements.

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).

To view a copy of the Permit Application Evaluation click here.
To view a copy of the draft permit click here.


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 Technical 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@Shelby countytn.gov. 


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Publication Date: December 16, 2020

                    PUBLIC NOTICE                                  

A meeting of the Air Quality Control Board for Shelby County will be held on January 27th 2021, 2:00 P.M.  The meeting shall be conducted permitting participation by electronic means of communication pursuant to TN Executive Order 16. There will be no physical meeting. There is one item on the agenda. Valero Petroleum has requested a variance to 3 conditions in their permit. Materials are available for review from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday in the offices of the Shelby County Health Department, Title V Section, at 1826 Sycamore View Road.  Individuals with disabilities who wish to review the information should contact the Department to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review.  Questions concerning the meeting may be addressed to Mr. Wasim Khokhar by calling 901-222-9587 or via email at Wasim.Khokhar@shelbycountytn.gov.

Shelby County Air Quality Control Board
Wed, Jan 27, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

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Publication Date: December 15, 2020

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Pursuant to Section 42, Article IV of the Code of Shelby County, a meeting of the Ground Water Quality Control Board for Shelby County will be held on January 13th from, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. The meeting shall be conducted permitting participation by electronic means of communication pursuant to TN Executive Order 16. There will be no physical meeting. There are two (2) appeals on the Agenda for the denial of water wells. One, 3395 Galloway where MLGW has certified that there is sufficient capacity to supply the need. Two, Old Cuba Benjestown Rd (Ash Slough), where MLGW has certified there is not sufficient capacity to supply the need. These are Class A wells which require an automatic appeal to the Ground Water Board as outlined in Section 14.02 of the Shelby County Well code. Application materials are available for review from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday in the offices of the Shelby County Health Department, Water Quality Branch, at 1826 Sycamore View Road.  Individuals with disabilities who wish to review the information should contact the Department to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review.  Questions concerning the meeting may be addressed to Ms. Warkella Tyson by calling 901-222-9572 or via email at Warkella.Tyson@shelbycountytn.gov

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Publication Date: December 1, 2020

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. 

Modification

ANR Pipeline Company-Collierville Compressor Station
1367 Quad County Lane, Collierville 
Requesting a modification to increase permit emissions by changing operating procedures.

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 J. Smith
Acting Technical Manager
1826 Sycamore View Road 
Memphis, TN 38134

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Publication Date: November 3, 2020

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

Ozinga On-Site, Inc.
2404 E Shelby Drive, Memphis 
Requesting a permit to construct ready-mix concrete batch plant.

Switch, LTD
3955 Airways BLVD, Memphis 
Requesting a permit to construct 4 emergency generators.

Amazon.com Services LLC
4055 New Allen Road
Requesting a permit the installation and operation of HVAC units, diesel fire pump engines, and natural gas emergency standby generators.

AT&T Corp
201 Court Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a construction permit for one 1,750 kW emergency standby generator.

Initial Filing

Linen Kings LLC
245 South Camilla Street, Memphis
Requesting a permit for the operation of two additional 2.5 MMBtu/hr dryers. 

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 J. Smith
Acting Technical Manager
1826 Sycamore View Road 
Memphis, TN 38134

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BWAY Corporation, d/b/a Mauser Packaging Solutions (BWAY) has applied to the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), Pollution Control Section, for an initial synthetic minor (conditional major) permit (Operating Permit No. 01135-02P). This permit will limit the facility to 18.65 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), 9.9 tons of any individual hazardous air pollutant (HAP), and 18.65 tons of combined HAPs. 

This facility has chosen these limits to avoid the provisions of City of Memphis Code Section 16-77 [Reference Rules and Regulations of Tennessee, Rule 1200-3-9-.02 (11)] (frequently referred to as the Title V regulations). This
BWAY facility is located at 4651 Hickory Hill Road, Suite 104, Memphis, TN.  Operations at this facility primarily consist of the manufacture of metal F-style containers.

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). 

To view a copy of the Permit Application Evaluation click here.
To view a copy of the draft permit click here

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 J. 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

A proposed permit will be prepared for the United States Environmental Protection Agency's review following response to any revelant comments. 


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The Daily News

Publication Date: October 7, 2020


    PUBLIC NOTICE

The Carrier Corporation (Carrier) has applied to the Shelby County Health Department, Pollution Control Section, to modify their Title V major source operating permit (Permit No. 00083-01TV(R), Section IV, Emission Group 1. This is the only section of the permit open for comment. This facility is subject to the provisions of Town of Collierville Code Section 96.02 [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 Town of Collierville Code.  

Operations at this facility consist of the manufacture of refrigeration and heating equipment.  The facility is located at located at 97 South Byhalia Road, Collierville, Tennessee,

Carrier has submitted a permit application to transition in from copper condenser coils to exclusively aluminum condenser coils in cooling units over the next two years.  Most processes at the facility will not be materially impacted by this change; except, the robotic paint booths in Emission Group 1. Currently the facility has six (6) robotic paint booths.  Booths 1 - 5 paint copper condenser coils and Booth 6 paints aluminum condenser coils. The facility owner or operator will be permitted to construct a total of  seven (7) new aluminum condenser coil robotic paint spray booths (Paint Booths 9 - 15). At the outset of this modification the facility will construct two (2) new aluminum condenser coil paint booths. After construction of the new paint booths, 2 existing copper condenser coil paint booths will be decommissioned and removed.  Aluminum coil paint booths 9 - 15 will be constructed in pairs and copper coil paint booths will be decommissioned subsequently until only eight (8) aluminum coil paint booths remain.  No more than a total of 8 paint booths will be allowed to be operational at any time during this project.  The increase from 6 to 8 booths overall will allow for additional operational flexibility and no increase in overall production is projected.

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). 

To view a copy of the Permit Application Evaluation click here.
To view a copy of the draft permit click here

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 J. Smith, Acting Technical 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

A proposed permit will be submitted concurrently to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for review.