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Volume 40 - Issue 38 - September 23, 2021

State of Kansas

Department of Health and Environment

Notice Concerning Proposed Kansas Air Quality Construction Permit

Notice is hereby given that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is soliciting comments regarding a proposed air quality construction permit. Hill’s Pet Nutrition has applied for an air quality construction permit in accordance with the provisions of K.A.R. 28-19-300. Emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC), particulate matter (PM), particulate matter with less than or equal to 10 microns in aerodynamic diameter (PM10), particulate matter with less than or equal to 2.5 microns in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5), carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), oxides of sulfur (NOx), and hazardous air pollutant (HAPs) were evaluated during the permit review process.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, 909 River Rd., Piscataway, NJ 08854, owns and operates a wet pet food manufacturing facility located at Lot 4-6, Tonganoxie Business Park, Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County, KS 66086, at which a wet pet food manufacturing facility is to be constructed.

A copy of the proposed permit, permit application, all supporting documentation, and all information relied upon during the permit application review process are available for public review from the date of publication during normal business hours at the KDHE, Bureau of Air (BOA), 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366 and at the Northeast District Office, 800 W. 24th St., Lawrence, KS 66046. To obtain or review the proposed permit and supporting documentation, contact Jonathan Tennis, 785-296-1581, at the central office of the KDHE or Pat Simpson, 785-330-8611, at the Northeast District Office. The standard departmental cost will be assessed for any copies requested. The proposed permit, accompanied with supporting information, is available, free of charge, at the KDHE BOA Public Notice website at http://www.kdheks.gov/bar/publicnotice.html.

Please direct written comments or questions regarding the proposed permit to Jonathan Tennis, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366. In order to be considered in formulating a final permit decision, written comments must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2021.

A person may request a public hearing be held on the proposed permit. The request for a public hearing shall be in writing and set forth the basis for the request. The written request must be submitted to Jonathan Tennis, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366, no later than 12:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2021, in order for the Secretary of Health and Environment to consider the request.

Lee A. Norman, M.D.
Secretary

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