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Final Notice - Title V Permit Issued to Amcor Flexibles

August 13, 2014



To all interested parties:

The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) announces the issuance of Title V Permit No. 11-539-14 to Amcor Flexibles, Inc. located at 3055 Sweeten Creek Road in Asheville, North Carolina.  Amcor Flexibles manufactures flexible packaging products.  The permit was renewed as required every five years.  The primary purpose of the Title V permit is to consolidate and identify existing local and federal air quality requirements applicable to Amcor Flexibles and to provide practical methods for determining compliance with these requirements.  The permit has been prepared in accordance with WNCRAQA Air Quality Code, Chapter 17, Section .0500 – “Title V Procedures” and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act.  This permit is enforceable by WNCRAQA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and citizens as defined under the Federal Clean Air Act.

No public comments were received during the 30-day public comment period, which ended on June 28, 2014.  No EPA comments were received during the 45-day review period, which ended on July 13, 2014.  Subsequently, the WNCRAQA Board of Directors approved the permit at their meeting on July 14, 2014.

The final permit, the permit application and other relevant information are available for public review at the following address:  Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency, 49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville, NC  28806.  Materials are available for review during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

For additional information, please contact Ashley Featherstone, Permitting Program Manager, at (828) 250-6778 or ashley.featherstone@buncombecounty.org.