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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

Feb. 24, 2021

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet will conduct a virtual public hearing on February 24, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (EST) at the following website address: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/212720813. The hearing can also be accessed by phone: +1 (224) 501-3412 using access code 212-720-813. This hearing will be held to receive comments on the following proposed administrative regulation amendment: 

This hearing is open to the public and all interested persons will be given the opportunity to present testimony. To assure that all comments are accurately recorded, the division requests that oral comments presented at the hearing are also provided in written form, if possible. It is not necessary that the hearing be held or attended in order for persons to comment on the proposed administrative regulation. If no request for a public hearing is received by February 16, 2021, the hearing will be cancelled, and notice of the cancellation will be posted here. Written comments should be sent to Christian.Ewing@ky.gov and must be received by February 28, 2021 to be considered part of the public record.

Please note that registration is required to participate in this hearing. You must either email your name and mailing address to Christian.Ewing@ky.gov or mail this information to Christian Ewing, Division for Air Quality, 300 Sower Building, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601. Please put “Registration for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Public Hearing” as the subject line, and state in the body of the message if you plan to speak during the hearing. Complete details about the public hearing may be found in the full public hearing notice below.

Feb. 24, 2021

In conjunction with the public meeting listed above, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet will also conduct a public hearing on February 24, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (EST) at the following website address: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/212720813. The hearing can also be accessed by phone: +1 (224) 501-3412 using access code 212-720-813. This hearing will be held to receive comments on the following proposed regulations:

The proposed amendments to these administrative regulations will update existing language to include amendments to 40 C.F.R. Part 60 and 40 C.F.R. Part 63 that have been promulgated by the U.S. EPA. If no request for a public hearing is received by February 16, 2021, the hearing will be cancelled, and notice of the cancellation will be posted here. Comments should be sent to Matthew.Dollar@ky.gov or mailed to Matthew Dollar, Regulation Development Section, Division for Air Quality, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601 and must be received by February 28, 2021, to be considered part of the public record. Complete details about this public hearing may be found in the full public hearing notice below.

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.

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
​2297
​McKechnie Vehicle Components
​Jessamine
​21-113-00017
V-20-021
​Start Date: 1-5-21
End Date: 2-4-21
Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
Application
​290
​Central Motor Wheel of America
​Bourbon
​21-017-00025
​V-16-025 R2
​Start Date: 1-12-21
End Date: 2-11-21
Public Notice
Statement of Basis 
Summary
Application
​1449
​Nucor Steel Gallatin
​Gallatin
​21-077-00018
​V-20-015
​Start Date: 1-14-21
End Date: 2-13-21
​Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summay
Application
Modeling-1
Modeling-2
Modeling-3
Modeling-4
Modeling-5
Modeling-6
Modeling-7
Modeling-8
Modeling-9
Modeling-10
Modeling-11
Modeling-12
Modeling-13
​39508
​Midwestern Gas-Hartford Station
​Ohio
​21-183-00085
​F-20-043
​Start Date: 1-20-21
End Date: 2-19-21
​Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
Application
​35816
​Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors
​Webster
​21-233-00078
F-20-033
​Start Date: 1-22-21
End Date: 2-21-21
Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
Application
​44049
​ANR Pipeline-Madisonville Station
​Hopkins
​21-107-00134
​V-20-028
​Start Date: 1-24-21
End Date: 2-23-21
Public Notice
Statement of Basis & Summary
Application