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Notice of Issuance of Title V Permit to MSD of Buncombe County

Dated June 14, 2018






To all interested parties:


The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) announces the issuance of Title V Permit No. 11-772-18 to Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County (MSD) located at 2225 Riverside Drive in Asheville, North Carolina.  The permit is required to be renewed 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 MSD, 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 May 5, 2018.  No EPA comments were received during the 45-day review period, which ended on May 13, 2018.  Subsequently, the WNCRAQA Board of Directors approved the permit at their meeting on May 14, 2018.


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, 52 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC  28801.  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

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Final Notice MSD 18 KB 06/14/2018 3:06 PM