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General Notice
Public Notice for East Tennessee Natural Gas Draft Title V Renewal Permit
Date Posted: 1/14/2022
Expiration Date: 2/19/2022
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
30 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 1/19/2022 and ended 2/18/2022

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environment to limit air pollution emitted by a facility in Dickerson County, VA. 

PERMIT NAME: Federal Operating Permit issued by DEQ under the authority of the Air Pollution Control Board.

APPLICANT NAME AND ADDRESS: East Tennessee Natural Gas LLC; 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston TX 77056

FACILITY NAME ADDRESS AND REGISTRATION NUMBER: Compressor Station 3401; 2213 Smith Ridge RD, McClure VA 24269; Registration No. 11046

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC has applied for renewal of the permit for Compressor Station 3401. The facility is located at 2213 Smith Ridge RD, McClure VA. The facility is classified as a major source of air pollution. The permit will allow the source to operate natural gas compression and dehydration equipment. 

HOW TO COMMENT AND/OR REQUEST A PUBLIC HEARING: DEQ accepts comments and requests for public hearing by hand-delivery, email, fax, or postal mail. All comments and requests must be in writing and be received by DEQ during the comment period. Submittals must include the names, mailing addresses and telephone numbers of the commenter/requester and all of the persons represented by the commenter/requester. A request for public hearing must also include: 1. the reason why a public hearing is requested, 2. a brief, informal statement regarding the nature and extent of the interest of the requester or of those represented by the requestor, including how and to what extent such interest would be directly and adversely affected by the permit, 3. specific references, where possible, to terms and conditions of the permit with suggested revisions. A public hearing may be held, including another comment period, if public responses is significant, based on individual requests for a public hearing, and there are substantial, disputed issues relevant to the permit.

Contact for public comments, document requests, and additional information: Bruce Mullins, Southwest Regional Office, 355-A Deadmore St., Abingdon VA 24210; Phone (276) 6987335; email; fax: (804) 698-4178. 

The public may review the draft permit and application, by appointment only, at the DEQ office named above. An appointment is required due to COVID-19 public health and safety concerns. Contact Bruce Mullins to schedule an appointment or to obtain documents by email. The draft permit is also available on the DEQ website at

Contact Information
Name / Title: Bruce Mullins 
Address: 355-A Deadmore St
Abingdon, 24210
Email Address:
Telephone: (276)698-7335    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-