Legal Notice


Notice of Intent to Approve

On October 07, 2022, JM Industrial Services, LLC applied to the WV Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for a modification permit to increase nitric acid (HNO3) usage at their mine bit recovery facility located at 232 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, Fayette County, WV 25901 at latitude 38.006869 and longitude -81.144333. A preliminary evaluation has determined that all State and Federal air quality requirements will be met by the modification. The DAQ is providing notice to the public of its preliminary determination to issue the permit as R13-2846B.

The following increase in potential emissions will be authorized by this permit action: Nitric Acid (HNO3) at 1.63 ton per year (TPY).

Written comments or requests for a public meeting must be received by the DAQ before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 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.

John Legg
WV Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Telephone: 304/926-0499,
ext. 41275
Email: john.c.legg@wv.gov

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:


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