AIR QUALITY PERMIT NOTICE
Notice of Intent to Approve
On February 21, 2023, Maple Manufacturing, LLC applied to the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for a permit to modify and operate a metal coating plant (Weirton) located in Brooke County, WV at 40.38864°N degrees and -80.62305°W. A preliminary evaluation has determined that all State and Federal air quality requirements will be met by the proposed facility. The DAQ is providing notice to the public of its preliminary determination to issue the permit as Permit R13-1458E.
The following change in potential emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Particulate Matter less than 10 microns, 1.13 tons per year (TPY); Particulate Matter, 1.13 TPY; Sulfur Dioxide, 0.9 TPY; Oxides of Nitrogen, 15.1 TPY; Carbon Monoxide, 12.7 TPY; Volatile Organic Compounds, 58.56 TPY; and Total Hazardous Air Pollutants, 15.09 TPY.
Written comments or requests for a public meeting must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. A public meeting may be held if the Director of the DAQ determines that significant public interest has been expressed, in writing, or when the Director deems it appropriate.
The purpose of the DAQ’s permitting process is to make a preliminary determination if the proposed modification will meet all state and federal air quality requirements. The purpose of the public review process is to accept public comments on air quality issues relevant to this determination. Only written comments received at the address noted below within the specified time frame, or comments presented orally at a scheduled public meeting, will be considered prior to final action on the permit. All such comments will become part of the public record.
WV Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Telephone: 304/926-0499, ext. 41247
Email: [email protected]
Additional information, including copies of the draft permit, application and all other supporting materials relevant to the permit decision may be obtained by contacting the engineer listed above. The draft permit and engineering evaluation can be downloaded at: