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Public Participation

Public participation is an important part of air quality management. This page provides information about upcoming air quality-related public hearings as well as public notices about draft air permit applications and how to comment on them.

Public Hearings​

​​There are no public hearings scheduled at this time.​

Public Notices

Public comments offer citizens opportunities to provide input on air quality decision-making. The Clean Air Act and Kentucky statutes include provisions for public input on proposed regulation changes, network plans, state implementation plans, and air permit applications and renewals.

Notice of Public Comment Period:
2022 Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan

The 2022 Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan is now available for public inspection and comment. This plan details the operation and location of ambient air monitors operated by the Kentucky Division for Air Quality, Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (LMAPCD), and the National Park Service. 

The public comment period begins May 20, 2022 and will conclude on June 19, 2022. Any individual requiring a copy of the proposed plan may submit a request to the Division for Air Quality in writing, by telephone, or by electronic mail. Requests for copies should be directed to the contact person listed below. In addition, an electronic version of the proposed network plan and relevant attachments can be downloaded at the link below. To be considered part of the record, all comments must be received by June 19, 2022.

CONTACT PERSON: Ms. Jenna Nall, Environmental Scientist II, Division for Air Quality, 300 Sower Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Phone: (502) 782-7353; Email: jenna.nall@ky.gov


Permit Public Notices

The table below lists pending air permits posted for public comment, along with the deadline for providing comments to the Division for Air Quality. 

  • The AI (Agency Interest) is a unique number assigned to permitted facilities in Kentucky.
  • The facility name links to the department’s eSearch database, where you can learn more about the facility.
  • The AFS (Air Facility System) is the federally-issued plant ID number.  
  • The permit number links to the draft permit.
  • The public notice contains information on how to provide public comment on the draft permit.
  • The public comment period is the 30-day timeline for providing public comments to the division. Although public notices may also be published in local newspapers, the date of posting on this website is the official start of the public comment period and determines when the comment period ends.
  • Additional supporting documents may include:
    • Summary
    • Statement of basis
    • Permit application
    • Modeling​

​AI
​Facility Name
​County
​AFS
​Draft Permit
​Comment Period
​Public Notice
​Supporting Documents

​787
​Plymouth Engineered Shapes
​Christian 
​21-047-00046
F-​21-049
​Start Date: 4-28-22
End Date: 5-28-22
Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis and Summary
Application
​110040
​Danimer Scientific KY
​Clark 
​21-049-00069
F-19-040 R2
​Start Date: 4-28-22
End Date: 5-28-22
Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis and Summary
Application 

​2439
​A O Smith Corp.
Protective Coatings Division
​Kenton
​21-117-00140
​V-22-009
​Start Date: 5-2-222
End Date: 6-1-22
Public Notice
​Statement of Basis and Summary
Application
​136118
​Novelis Corporation
​Todd
​21-219-00039
V-22-011
​Start Date: 5-4-22
End Date: 6-3-22
Public Notice
Statement of Basis and Summary
Application
Modeling File A
Modeling File B
Modeling File C
App Appendix - Test Reports 
​2490
​Progress Rail Services
​Kenton
​21-117-00154
​F-21-045
​Start Date: 5-5-22
End Date: 6-4-22
Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis and Summary
Application
​298
​City of Paris Combined Utilities
​Bourbon
​21-017-00037
F-21-041
​Start Date: 5-5-22
End Date: 6-4-22
​Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis and Summary
Application
​4123
​Sherwin Williams Company
​Warren
​21-227-00111
​F-21-048
​Start Date: 5-6-22
End Date: 6-5-22
Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis 
Summary
Application
​1076
​MPLX Terminals - Lexington 
​Fayette
​21-067-00031
F-22-005
​Start Date: 5-11-22
End Date: 6-10-22
Public Notice
​​Statement of Basis 
Summary
Application
​3052
​MPLX Terminals - Paducah
​McCracken
​21-145-00017
​F-22-012
​Start Date: 5-11-22
End Date: 6-10-22
Public Notice

Statement of Basis
Summary
Application​
​346
​River Metals Recycling - Ashland
​Boyd
​21-019-00003
F-22-017
​Start Date: 5-12-22
End Date: 6-11-22
Public Notice
Statement of Basis and Summary
Application​