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Air Quality Index: 44
Air Quality: Good
Highest Pollutant: Ozone
Burning Allowed: Yes
Air Quality Index
44
Air Quality
Good
Highest Pollutant
Ozone
Burning Allowed
Yes

Gestamp Chattanooga, LLC, Woodbridge Chattanooga Formed Plastics LP, STERIS Instrument Management Services, Inc., and Ardent Mills, LLC

Notice is hereby given that the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Board will receive public comments upon the application for the installation of the following air pollutant sources in Hamilton County, TN.

Gestamp Chattanooga, LLC, has proposed to install a natural-gas fueled hot stamping furnace at 3063 Hickory Valley Rd., Chattanooga, TN. Potential air pollutant emissions resulting from the operation of this furnace are estimated to be 0.77 pound/hour and 3.38 tons/year of nitrogen oxides, 0.62 pound/hour and 2.73 tons/year of carbon monoxide, 0.056 pound/hour and 0.25 ton/year of particulate matter, 0.041 pound/hour and 0.18 ton/year of volatile organic compounds, and 0.0042 pound/hour and 0.019 ton/year of sulfur oxides. Questions may be directed to Sara Lockhart, Bureau engineer, at 423.643.5973.

Woodbridge Chattanooga Formed Plastics LP has proposed to install a batch polystyrene foam expander at 51 Lost Mound Dr., Chattanooga, TN. Potential air pollutant emissions of pentane (a volatile organic compound) resulting from the operation of this expander are estimated to be 103.0 pound/hour and 7.41 tons/year. Questions may be directed to Sara Lockhart, Bureau engineer, at 423.643.5973.

STERIS Instrument Management Services, Inc., has proposed to install an emergency generator diesel engine at 3010 Williams St., Chattanooga, TN. Potential air pollutant emissions resulting from the operation of this engine are estimated to be 15.13 pounds/hour and 0.76 ton/year of nitrogen oxides, 1.69 pounds/hour and 0.085 ton/year of carbon monoxide, 1.58 pounds/hour and 0.079 ton/year of volatile organic compounds, 0.48 pound/hour and 0.024 ton/year of particulate matter, and 0.022 pound/hour and 0.0011 ton/year of sulfur oxides. Questions may be directed to Alan Frazier, Bureau Engineering Manager, at 423.643.5978.

Ardent Mills, LLC, has proposed to install two wheat roller mills and a feed silo in order to increase the production capacity of their flour and livestock feed facility at 1B Riverside Lane, Chattanooga, TN. Air pollutant emissions of particulate matter resulting from the operation of this equipment will be controlled by filters. The resulting increase in potential emissions of particulate matter from the facility is estimated to be 5.34 tons/year. Questions may be directed to Alan Frazier, Bureau Engineering Manager, at 423.643.5978.

Materials concerning these proposed actions may be inspected at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau (the Bureau), 6125 Preservation Dr., Suite 140, Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740, or above by clicking on the company name, beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all visits to the Bureau office are currently by appointment only. You may schedule an appointment by contacting the Bureau at 423.643.5970.

Anyone desiring to comment on any of these proposed permitting actions, or request a public hearing concerning any of them, should mail their written comments or request to the Bureau Director at the above address. Comments or requests must be received by 4:30 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 15, 2020, to be considered in the specified proposed permitting action.  If a public hearing is requested, the date, time, and format of the hearing, incorporating appropriate safety measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be provided in a subsequent public notice.