EPA Public Hearing

Issuance Of Draft Air Pollution Permit-To-Install Middletown Coke
Company Issue Date: 7/18/2008
Permit Number: 14-06023
Permit Type: Initial installation
Permit Description: Heat Recovery Coke Plant - 100 Ovens.
Facility ID: 1409011031
Facility Location: Middletown Coke Company
7014 Hamilton Middletown Road,
Middletown, OH 45044
Facility Description: Iron and Steel Mills

Public notice is hereby given that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Division of Air Pollution Control has issued, on July 18, 2008, a draft action of air Permit to Install (PTI) application No.14-06023 to Middletown Coke Company. Middletown Coke Company has applied for an air PTI for the installation of a new heat recovery coke making facility adjacent to AK Steel Corporation’s Middletown Works located in Middletown, Ohio.

A public information meeting and public hearing on the draft air permit is scheduled for August 21,2008, at the Middletown Campus, Miami University, Dave Finkelman Auditorium, 4200 E. University Blvd. Middletown, Ohio. The public information session will commence at 6:30 p.m. and the hearing will follow immediately to accept comments on the draft permit. A presiding officer will be present and may limit oral testimony to ensure that all parties are heard.

All interested persons are entitled to attend or be represented and give written or oral comments on the draft permit at the hearing. Written comments must be received by the close of the business day on August 25, 2008. Comments received after this date will not be considered to be a part of the official record.

Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or sent to:
Mike Ploetz - Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services,
250 William Howard Taft Road,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.
Comments may also be faxed to 513-946-7778.

Copies of the draft permit application and technical support information may be reviewed and/or copies made by first calling to make an appointment at the Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services, 250 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, telephone number (513) 946-7777.