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Notice is hereby given that the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau (Bureau) is revising and updating the Air Pollution Control Ordinance and Regulations for Hamilton County, Tennessee, and all included municipalities which will include revisions to the Hamilton County portion of the Tennessee State Implementation Plan ("SIP") for the attainment and maintenance of air quality. The matters being considered consist of:


  • adopting 40 CFR Part 60 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) by reference as of July 01, 2021
  • adopting 40 CFR Part 61 and 63 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) standards by reference as of July 01, 2021
  • updated and added some definitions
  • added three (3) chemicals to be excluded in the volatile organic compounds (VOC) definition
  • updated the chemicals that have National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) standards
  • corrected grammatical errors
  • updated stack testing information
  • added electronic notice (e-notice) requirements
  • updated asbestos regulations
  • updated burning rules (to be consistent with the TN Dept. of Forestry Division regulation)
  • updated landfill rules
  • updated 99 sections of the Ordinance

Materials concerning the above matter will be available for public review between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST, weekdays (Monday through Friday) during normal business hours at the Hamilton County Clerk's office, 625 Georgia Avenue, Room 201, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Digital copies of the ordinance revisions are listed below. The materials will also be available on the Bureau website at apcb.org.

40 CFR 50/CFR-2021-title40-vol2-part50
40 CFR 51/CFR-2021-title40-vol2-part51
40 CFR 58/CFR-2021-title40-vol6-part58
40 CFR 60/CFR-2021-title40-vol7-part60
40 CFR 60/CFR-2021-title40-vol8-part60
40 CFR 60/CFR-2021-title40-vol9-part60
40 CFR 61/CFR-2021-title40-vol10-part61
40 CFR 62/CFR-2021-title40-vol10-part62
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol11-part63
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol12-part63
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol13-part63
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol14-part63
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol15-part63
40 CFR 63/CFR-2021-title40-vol16-part63
40 CFR 64/CFR-2021-title40-vol17-part64
40 CFR 68/CFR-2021-title40-vol17-part68
40 CFR 70/CFR-2021-title40-vol17-part70
40 CFR 72/CFR-2021-title40-vol18-part72
40 CFR 75/CFR-2021-title40-vol18-part75
40 CFR 76/CFR-2021-title40-vol18-part76
40 CFR 82/CFR-2021-title40-vol21-part82
40 CFR 257/CFR-2021-title40-vol27-part257
40 CFR 258/CFR-2021-title40-vol27-part258
40 CFR 763/CFR-2021-title40-vol34-part763

The Bureau will hold a public hearing on Friday, February 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. EST at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau's office, located at 6125 Preservation Drive, Suite 140 Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740. The hearing is open to the public. Any person desiring to present comments should be prepared to offer a written statement to be incorporated into the hearing record. Written statements not presented at the hearing may only be considered part of the record if delivered to the office of the Bureau Executive Director by 4:30 p.m. EST, Friday, January 30, 2023, at 6125 Preservation Drive, Suite# 140, Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740.

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