Air Quality Index: 53
Air Quality: Moderate
Highest Pollutant: Fine Particles
Burning Allowed: No
Air Quality Index
53
Air Quality
Moderate
Highest Pollutant
Fine Particles
Burning Allowed
No

Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC PAL Permit

     May 17, 2022 – June 17, 2022:  Notice is hereby given that the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Board will receive public comments upon the application for the establishment of a Plantwide Applicability Limitations (PAL) permit for the following air pollutant source in Hamilton County, TN.

       Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, has applied for a PAL permit for their automobile assembly plant at 8001 Volkswagen Dr., Chattanooga, TN. The proposed PAL permit will limit emissions of volatile organic compounds to no more than 818.6 tons/year, carbon monoxide emissions to no more than 136.0 tons/year, emissions of nitrogen oxides to no more than 87.2 tons/year, total particulate matter (PM) emissions to no more than 52.7 tons/year, emissions of PM with a diameter of 10 micrometers or less to no more than 38.3 tons/year, emissions of PM with a diameter of 2.5 micrometers or less to no more than 32.0 tons/year, and sulfur dioxide emissions to no more than 40.4 tons/year.

       Questions may be directed to Robert Kalch, Bureau Engineer, at 423.643.5990. Materials concerning this proposed permitting action may be inspected in person or online beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

•  In Person:

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau

6125 Preservation Dr., Suite 140

Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740

•  Online: apcb.org/public-notice-announcements

       Written comments on this proposed permitting action or requests for a public hearing concerning it should be mailed or delivered to the Bureau Executive Director at the above address. Comments or requests must be received by 4:30 p.m. EDT, Friday, June 17, 2022, to be considered in the proposed permitting action.

       If a public hearing is requested, notice of the date, time, and location of the hearing will be posted on the Bureau’s website, apcb.org, and published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press on Sunday, June 26, 2022. Information about any requested public hearing may also be obtained by contacting Amber Boles, Bureau Public Relations Specialist, at 423.643.5970.

Documentation:

Statement of Basis

Draft Permit

PAL Application