Important Notice

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Air Quality Index: 40
Air Quality: Good
Highest Pollutant: Ozone
Burning Allowed: No
Air Quality Index
40
Air Quality
Good
Highest Pollutant
Ozone
Burning Allowed
No

Nippon Paint Automotive Americas, Inc.

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 source in Hamilton County, TN.

Nippon Paint Automotive Americas, Inc., has proposed to install an e-coat manufacturing plant at 1801 Southern St., Chattanooga, TN. Potential air pollutant emissions resulting from the operation of proposed process equipment and storage tanks of this plant are estimated to be 0.73 ton/year of volatile organic compounds and 0.23 ton/year of particulate matter. Potential air pollutant emissions resulting from the operation of proposed natural-gas fueled equipment of this plant are estimated to be 0.97 pound/hour and 4.26 tons/year of nitrogen oxides, 0.79 pound/hour and 3.44 tons/year of carbon monoxide, 0.071 pound/hour and 0.31 ton/year of particulate matter, 0.051 pound/hour and 0.23 ton/year of volatile organic compounds, and 0.0053 pound/hour and 0.023 ton/year of sulfur oxides.

Questions may be directed to Robert Kalch, Bureau engineer, at 423.643.5990. Materials concerning this proposed action may be inspected at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau (the Bureau), 6125 Preservation Dr., Suite 140, Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740, or online here beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT, Thursday, June 18, 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 this proposed permitting action or request a public hearing concerning it 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, July 20, 2020, to be considered in the 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.

Nippon Paint Automotive Americas, Inc. Application