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Notice of Intent to Approve


On May 26, 2015, Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HINO) applied to the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for a permit for the construction of a custom painting operation at their truck assembly facility located on Hino Way near Williamstown, Wood County, WV at latitude 39.393910 and longitude -81.470051. 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 R13-3251.


The following potential emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Particulate Matter less than 2.5 microns, 12.27 tons per year (TPY); Particulate Matter less than 10 microns, 17.15 (TPY); Particulate Matter, 45.54 TPY; Volatile Organic Compounds, 37.05 TPY; Nitrogen Oxide, 11.46 TPY; Carbon Monoxide, 10.64 TPY; Sulfur Dioxide, 7.43 TPY; Total HAPs, 5.17 TPY; Lead, 0.000049 TPY.


Written comments or requests for a public meeting must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015. 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 DAQás permitting process is to make a preliminary determination if the proposed construction 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.


William T. Rothwell II, P.E.

WV Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Air Quality

601 57th Street, SE

Charleston, WV 25304

Telephone: 304/926-0499, ext. 1211

FAX: 304/926-0478


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: NSRPermitsforReview.aspx



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