Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

June 14, 2022

Notice of Action
on a Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP)

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Republic Conduit Manufacturing. (manufactures steel pipes and tubes from purchased steel coils) 7301 Logistics Drive, Louisville KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 15, 2022, and ends on July 15, 2022. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Drafts of the permit and summary are available at the District office, 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling Matt King at (502) 574-6000, emailing our permitting department, or on the APCD website. Copies of the application are available upon request. Written comments will be accepted through our online comment form until midnight or at the District office until 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2022.

  1. What is the purpose of this permit?  This is a standard permit renewal. Several insignificant activities have been added (natural gas boiler, paint storage tanks, and emergency generator) and this renewal incorporates two construction permits.
  1. Will this permit increase pollution? Operating Permit O-1553-22-F will not increase pollution.
  1. Does this facility have a history of non-compliance?  There has not been any notice of violation since the last issuance of the operating permit.  See the Compliance History in the Statement of Basis, page 19.
  1. Where can I find out more? Additional information, including equipment descriptions, potential emissions, and applicable rules, are summarized in the Statement of Basis. The Draft Permit details the application of these rules to the equipment and includes the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting that the District believes is necessary to demonstrate compliance.

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