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Announcement
Notice is hereby given that the Metro Public Health Department will hold a public hearing on June 23, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. at Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, for the purpose of receiving comments on the Pollution Control Division’s proposed changes to Regulation No. 7, “Regulation for Control of Volatile Organic Compounds.” Regulation No. 7 is being revised to reflect changes to the requirements in Section 7-13, “Gasoline Dispensing Facilities, Stage I and Stage II.” If adopted, this change will be submitted as a revision to the State of Tennessee’s Implementation Plan in accordance with the Clean Air Act, as amended. Copies of the draft Regulation No. 7 revisions are on file for public review in the Pollution Control Division Office, Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee. Questions regarding the proposed Regulation should be directed to Mr. John Finke, Director, Metro Public Health Department, Pollution Control Division at (615) 340-5653. Written comments will be included in the hearing record if received by June 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Pollution Control Division office.

Application for a Part 70 Operating Permit (Title V Permit) has been filed with the Metro Public Health Department (MPHD), Pollution Control Division, for the facility located at:

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC
7650 Whites Creek Pike
Joelton, Tennessee

This source consists of two turbines, one process heater, one emergency generator and fugitive emissions. This application is subject to the provisions of Section 13-5(h) of Regulation No. 13, “Part 70 Operating Permit Program” which require public notification and a 30 day public comment period prior to the issuance of any Part 70 Operating Permit. Copies of the application and draft permit are on file for public review at the Metro Public Health Department, Pollution Control Division, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, 37209.

Notice is hereby given that the Metropolitan Board of Health has scheduled a public hearing on July 27, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. at Lentz Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, for the purpose of receiving comments on the draft Part 70 Operating Permit. During the hearing, MPHD staff will take additional comments, regarding health-related issues, to be addressed outside of the air permitting process.

In accordance with Section 10.56.110, “Rules and Regulations – Hearing Procedure,” of Chapter 10.56, “Air Pollution Control,” interested persons may submit written comments prior to or within seven days subsequent to the public hearing. Comments should be submitted to Pollution Control Division, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, 37209.

In accordance with Section 13-6 of Regulation No. 13, EPA’s 45-day review period will start once the public notice period has been completed and EPA receives notification from MPHD that comments have been received and resolved. The status regarding EPA’s 45-day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen petition can be found at the following website address: https://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting/caa-permitting-epas-southeastern-region.

Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to Mr. John Dunn at 615-340-8529.