Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public access to the APCB is suspended until further notice. Call 423.643.5970 for assistance.

Air Quality Index: 40
Air Quality: Good
Highest Pollutant: Fine Particles
Burning Allowed: Yes
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Highest Pollutant
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Burning Allowed

WestRock Converting, LLC

WestRock Converting, LLC, has applied for the renewal of the Part 70 (Title V) operating permit for their manufacturing facility at 701 Manufacturers Rd., Chattanooga, TN. Potential air pollutant emissions from the facility are estimated to be 556.87 tons/year of sulfur oxides, 163.00 tons/year of nitrogen oxides, 75.53 tons/year of carbon monoxide, 54.95 tons/year of volatile organic compounds, and 42.18 tons/year of particulate matter.

Questions may be directed to Alan Frazier, Bureau Engineering Manager, at 423.643.5978. Materials concerning this proposed permitting 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 through the links below at 8:00 a.m. EST, Thursday, December 10, 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 to request a public hearing concerning it should mail or deliver their written comments or request to the Bureau Director at the above address. Comments or requests must be received by 4:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to be considered in the proposed permitting action. If a public hearing is requested, notice of the date, time, and format of the hearing, incorporating appropriate safety measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be posted on the Bureau’s website,, and published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press by Monday, January 18, 2021. Information about any requested public hearing may also be obtained by contacting Amber Boles, Bureau Public Relations Specialist, at 423.643.5989.

WestRock – Part 70 Permit Renewal Application Update
WestRock – DRAFT 2020 Part 70 Permit Renewal
WestRock – 2020 Part 70 Permit Renewal Statement of Basis