WNCRAQA Board Of Directors to meet March 13, consider permits

The WNC Regional Air Quality Agency will meet Monday, March 13, 2017 at 4:00pm in the Buncombe County Planning and Development Board Room located at 30 Valley Street in Asheville.

Among other things, they will consider the operating permit renewal for Morris Funeral Home on Merrimon Ave. According to the agenda, it will have a slight change to its permit: “Condition related to NC Air Toxics rules will be updated per revised rules.”

The board will also consider new operating permits from Black Rock Crushing, a concrete manufacturing company, as well as Cedar Peaks Enterprises, an asphalt and paving contractor. The equipment to consider for the two organizations include: crusher, screen, conveyor belts, generator (for the former) and a portable asphalt plant.


WNCRAQA Board Of Directors Tentative Agenda

March 13, 2017 Board Meeting (As submitted by the organization):

  1. Public Comment Protocol Announcement
  2. Adjustment and approval of agenda
  3. Consent Agenda:

A. Approval of minutes from January 9, 2017.

IV. Director’ s Report:

  1. Ambient Monitoring Update
  2. Update on Delegation Request for 40 CFR 62 Subpart LLL-Existing SewageSludge Incinerators
  3. FY 2018 Budget Discussion
  4. Facility Operating Permits (Renewals)
  5. New Facility Operating Permits

Facility Name

Type of Facility

Facility Classification


Changes from Existing Permit

Morris Funeral Home



Merrimon Avenue, Asheville

Condition related to NC Air Toxics rules will be updated per revised rules.


Facility Name

Type of Facility

Facility Classification


Proposed Equipment

Black Rock Crushing, LLC

Portable Concrete, Stone, and Recycled Asphalt Pavement Crusher


Three APAC Atlantic sites and various other sites with local zoning authority approval

Crusher, Screen, Conveyor Belts, Generator

Cedar Peaks Enterprises, Inc.

Asphalt Manufacturing Facility

Synthetic Minor

Asheville Regional Airport, Fletcher

Portable Asphalt Plant

  1. New Business:
    1. Proposal of Regulatory Changes
    2. Legal Counsel Report
  2. Other Business:
    1. Advisory Committee Report – Dean Kahl
    2. CalendarNext regular scheduled meeting is May 8, 2017
    3. Announcements
  3. Public Comment
  4. Adjournment
About Able Allen
Able studied political science and history at Warren Wilson College. He enjoys travel, dance, games, theater, blacksmithing and the great outdoors. Follow me @AbleLAllen

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