5/27/20

PUBLIC NOTICE

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)- Brownsville Combustion Turbine Plant (BCT) has applied to the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division (TAPCD) for approval to increase the operating availability of four existing combustion turbines used to produce electricity in Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee. TVA is not proposing any physical construction as a part of this modification. The project is subject to review under the State rule for Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality (PSD), Paragraph 1200-03-09-.01(4) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations, which requires a public notification and 30-day public comment period.
The applicant is Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)- Brownsville Combustion Turbine Plant (BCT) with a site address of 948 Beech Grove Road, Brownsville, TN. The Division of Air Pollution Control has reviewed the application with respect to the above-mentioned PSD regulations and has determined that the modification can be approved if certain conditions are met. A copy of the PSD application materials, a copy of the PSD preliminary determination, and a copy of the draft construction permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the following locations:
Jackson Environmental Field Office
Division of Air Pollution Control
1625 Hollywood Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
and
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Division of Air Pollution Control
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 15th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
At this time, visitors are seen at the Environmental Field Office by appointment only. You should contact the Environmental Field Office for an appointment to review the document by calling (731) 512-1300.
Electronic copies of the draft permit and supporting materials are available by accessing the TDEC internet site located at:
http://www.tn.gov/environment/topic/ppo-air
Questions concerning the source(s) may be addressed to Mrs. Sarosh Kaiser at (615) 532-0585 or by e-mail at [email protected]
Interested parties are invited to review these materials and comment. In addition, a public hearing may be requested at which written or oral presentations may be made. To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be received no later than 4:30 PM on June 29, 2020. To assure that written comments are received and addressed in a timely manner, written comments must be submitted using one of the following methods:
1. Mail, private carrier, or hand delivery: Address written comments to Ms. Michelle W. Owenby, Director, Division of Air Pollution Control, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue 15th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243.
2. E-mail: Submit electronic comments to [email protected]
A final determination will be made after weighing all relevant comments.
Individuals with disabilities who wish to review information maintained at the above-mentioned depositories should contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review. Such contact may be in person, by writing, telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten days prior to the end of the public comment period to allow time to provide such aid or services. Contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation ADA Coordinator, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue 22nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243, 1-(866)-253-5827. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service, 1-(800)-848-0298.