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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:

LMAPCD Proposed Modification to 2020 Network Plan

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (LMAPCD) is proposing a modification to the 2020 annual monitoring network plan. A public comment period for the proposed modification will begin March 15, 2021 and conclude April 14, 2021. Any comments should be directed to Jenna Nall. Phone: (502) 782-7353; or email Please see attachments below for more information.

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
​Facility Name
​Draft Permit
​Comment Period
​Public Notice
​Supporting Documents
​Hitachi Automotive Systems
​Start Date: 3-10-21
End Date: 4-9-21
​Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
​Danimer Scientific Holdings
F-19-040 R1
​Start Date: 3-15-21
End Date: 4-14-21
Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
​Firestone Building Products
​Start Date: 3-16-21
End Date: 4-15-21
Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary
​Rocore Thermal Systems
​Start Date: 3-17-21
End Date: 4-16-21
​Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary
​Mississippi Lime-Verona Plant
​Start Date: 3-23-21
End Date: 4-22-21
​Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
​Clarios LLC
​Start Date: 3-24-21
End Date: 4-23-21
​Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary
​Clark Material Handling
​Start Date: 3-25-21
End Date: 4-24-21
Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary
​Kentucky Cooperage Holdings
​Start Date: 3-29-21
End Date: 4-28-21
Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary
​American Electric-Big Sandy
​Start Date: 4-6-21
End Date: 5-6-21
Public Notice
​Statement of Basis & Summary