ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF PROPOSED TITLE V MAJOR SOURCE OPERATING PERMIT

AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

Facility/Permit No. 701-0002

PUBLIC NOTICE - 350

COLBERT COUNTY

Occidental Chemical Corporation has applied for a renewal of the Title V Major Source Operating Permit for the Muscle Shoals Plant located at 1000 North Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, Alabama, 35661. The facility is an existing specialty chemicals manufacturer (SIC code 2819). The draft Major Source Operating Permit would not authorize any new emissions of air contaminants.

ADEM proposes to issue a final Title V permit, in accordance with the conditions of the draft Title V permit, unless comments received in accordance with the following procedures result in a different permitting decision.

The following are links to the proposed permit and the Departmentís permitting determination and analysis:

Draft Permit

Permit Analysis

Copies of the Statement of Basis and draft permit are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt, and at the following location Monday - Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. A nominal fee for copying and/or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Departmentís named contact above below within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed application. All comments must be received in the ADEM Main Office in Montgomery no later than 5:00 P.M. on the last day of the comment period.

Ronald W. Gore, Chief

ADEM-Air Division

1400 Coliseum Blvd.

[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]

Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

(334) 271-7861

 

A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Air Pollution Control Act, the Federal Clean Air Act and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record and will be posted to the Departmentís eFile systemavailable to persons upon request. Notice will be sent to any person requesting notice of the final action.

The administrative record for this action, along with other information on file, will be available in eFile. Select Media Area "Air", enter the facility number shown above as the Permit Number, select Document Type "Permitting", and press Search. The most recent documents will be listed at the top by default. The Document Type may also be left blank, which will list all available air files for this facility.

For additional information concerning the U.S. EPAís involvement in the consideration of this permit, please contact its website at https://epa.gov/caa-permitting/alabama-proposed-title-v-permits.

The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are emailed legal notices regarding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, please sign up herecontact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-271-7714), e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 16th day of November, 2017 by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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Lance R. LeFleur
Director

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.