Air Pollution Control Proposed Permit

June 03, 2021

Notice of Action on a Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP) The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit to Altuglas International (acrylic sheet and pellet manufacturer), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being revised to incorporate facility testing results on control devices. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 5, 2021, and ends on July 6, 2021 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 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling Matt King at (502) 574-6000 or emailing airpermits @ louisvilleky.gov or at the following website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/APCD/docket. Copies of the application are available upon request. Written comments will be accepted at airpermits @ louisvilleky.gov until midnight or at the District office until 5:00 p.m. on July 6, 2021.


1.  What is the purpose of this permit? This permit is being revised to incorporate facility testing results on control devices, after testing showed that potential emissions were lower than previously estimated.

2.  General Facility Description. Altuglas is a chemical manufacturing plant that produces acrylic molding powder and pellets.

3.  Will this permit increase air pollution? This permit will not increase air pollution.

4.  Does this facility have a history of non-compliance? This facility has not had any non-compliance issues since 2016. It is detailed in the Statement of Basis.

5.  Where can I find out more? Additional information, including emissions units, potential and past actual emissions, applicable rules, and air pollution control equipment, are summarized in the Statement of Basis. The Draft Permit details the application of these rules to the emissions units and air pollution control equipment and includes the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting that the District deems is necessary to demonstrate compliance.

http://www.louisvilleky.gov/APCD/docket

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