ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RENEWAL OF THE POST CLOSURE PERMIT UNDER THE ALABAMA HAZARDOUS WASTES MANAGEMENT AND MINIMIZATION ACT (AHWMMA) AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 421
OSP, LLC of Bessemer, Alabama submitted to ADEM an application for renewal of its post closure permit for the landfill, and two mixed waste vaults which was used to manage hazardous waste at its facility (EPA I.D. Number ALD 004 017 869) located at 2023 St. Louis Avenue, Bessemer, Alabama. The Department has determined the facility’s renewal application to be complete and has prepared a draft permit in accordance with State regulations.
OSP, LLC consists of one hazardous waste landfill and two mixed waste vaults. The estimated volume of the landfill is approximately 76,000 cubic yards or 91,200 tons. The two vaults have contaminated slag (Cesium 137) which were used in 1935 and seized operation in 1987. The hazardous waste which was managed in the landfill were D005, D006, D008, D009, D018, D035, D038, and D040. OSP, LLC is the owner and operator of the facility. In addition, the proposed permit renewal includes provisions that require any other solid waste management units and areas of concern at the facility to be addressed.
Copies of the fact sheet, permit renewal application and draft AHWMMA permit are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays) during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A nominal fee for copying and/or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.
Russell A. Kelly, Chief
Permits and Services Division
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
1400 Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
[Mailing address: P.O. Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 45 days following the publication date of this notice. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit.
A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 45-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing upon receipt of a significant number of technical requests.
After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the AHWMMA, the Federal Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record and will be available to persons upon request. Notice will be sent to any person requesting notice of the final action.
The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are mailed legal notices regarding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, contact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-271-7714), e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463).
This notice is hereby given this 9th day of August, 2019, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Lance R. LeFleur
Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.