Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

September 15, 2023
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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 Atkemix Ten Incorporated – Louisville, 6100 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The industrial facility was removed in the past. This permit is for the soil and groundwater remediation project on the site.  Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) vapors are pulled from the soil with a significant portion controlled by a carbon adsorption system. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 18, 2023 and ends on October 18, 2023. 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 on the District website, by emailing our permitting section, calling Matt King at (502) 574-6000, or 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. Copies of the application are available upon request. Written comments will be accepted through the District’s online public comment form until midnight or at the District office until 5:00 p.m. on October 18, 2023.

  1. What is the purpose of this permit? This is a standard renewal of the FEDOOP for this facility. The facility has elected to take emission limits to be a STAR exempt synthetic minor source. 
  2. Will this permit increase pollution? Operating Permit O-1225-23-F will not increase pollution. 
  3. Does this facility have a history of non-compliance? There has not been any notice of violation since the last issuance of the construction permit.  See the Compliance History in the Statement of Basis, page 7.
  4. 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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