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Volume 40 - Issue 22 - June 3, 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. Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. has applied for an air quality construction permit in accordance with the provisions of K.A.R. 28-19-300. Emissions of CO, PM, PM10, PM2.5, VOC, NOx, SO2, HAPs were evaluated during the permit review process.

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., 1920 Lacy Dr., Junction City, KS 67441, owns and operates a smoked meats facility located at 1920 Lacy Dr., Junction City, Geary County, KS 67441, at which they will take the facility wide CO PTE limit to below PSD major source thresholds.

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 North Central District Office, 2501 Market Pl., Suite D, Salina, KS 67401. To obtain or review the proposed permit and supporting documentation, contact Rumela Bhadra, 785-296-6024, at the central office of the KDHE or Josh Webb, 785-515-6706, at the North Central 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 Rumela Bhadra, 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, July 5, 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 Rumela Bhadra, KDHE, BOA, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366, no later than 12:00 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021 in order for the Secretary of Health and Environment to consider the request.

Lee A. Norman, M.D.
Secretary

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