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Public Notice - Aprotech Powertrain, LLC-Notice of Issuance of Title V Permit

To all interested parties: The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) announces the issuance of Title V Permit No. 11-867-13 to Aprotech Powertrain, LLC located at 31 Adams Hill Road in Asheville, North Carolina. Aprotech Powertrain is an automotive components (vibration damper) manufacturer. The primary purpose of the Title V permit is to consolidate and identify existing local and federal air quality requirements applicable to Aprotech Powertrain, 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 February 25, 2013. No EPA comments were received during the 45-day review period, which ended on March 8, 2013. Subsequently, the WNCRAQA Board of Directors approved the permit at their meeting on March 11, 2013.

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 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

For additional information, please contact Vic Fahrer, Air Quality Engineer, at (828) 250-6788 or