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Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control’s Annual Monitoring Network Plan Public Comment Period and Hearing

Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control’s Annual Monitoring Network Plan Public Comment Period and Hearing

Date: June 23, 2023 

Public Hearing: 9:00 AM Central Time 

There will be a public hearing before the Technical Secretary of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board to consider revisions to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control’s Annual Monitoring Network Plan. An annual evaluation of this plan is required by 40 CFR 58.10. ITEM: Tennessee is required by 40 CFR 58.10 to prepare and submit an annual monitoring network plan which provides documentation of the establishment and maintenance of an air quality surveillance system consisting of a network of monitoring stations along with any proposed network modifications. The plan must also ensure that all requirements within appendixes A, B, C, D, and E of Part 58 are being met. Tennessee’s Annual Monitoring Network Plan may be viewed or downloaded from the Tennessee Air Quality Monitoring & Forecasting website: https://www.tn.gov/environment/program-areas/apc-air-pollution-control-home/apc/air-quality-forecasting.html

HEARING INFORMATION:

The hearing will take place at the location, date, and time indicated above. All persons interested in the air quality of the State of Tennessee are urged to attend and will be afforded the opportunity to present testimony to the hearing officer regarding the Annual Monitoring Network Plan. Anyone desiring to make oral comments at this public hearing is requested to prepare a written copy of their comments to be submitted to the hearing officer at the public hearing. The hearing officer may limit the length of oral comments in order to allow all parties an opportunity to speak and will require that all comments be relevant to the Annual Monitoring Network Plan. Written statements not presented at the hearing will only be considered part of the record if received by close of business on June 26, 2023, at the office of the Technical Secretary, Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 15th Floor, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, Nashville, TN 37243 Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings (or review the file record) should contact TDEC to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Contact may be in person, by writing, telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten working days prior to June 23, 2023, to allow time to provide such aid or services. Contact the ADA Coordinator (1-866-253-5827) for further information. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service (1-800-848-0298). If you have any questions about the Annual Monitoring Network Plan, you may contact Mr. Bradley King by phone at (615) 417-1254 or by email at bradley.king@tn.gov. Materials concerning the proposed action are available at https://www.tn.gov/environment/ppo-public-participation/ppo-public-participation/ppo-air.html.