ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT FOR DISCHARGE INTO WATERS OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

The following applicants have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge treated wastewater into waters of the State of Alabama:
Industrial Facilities
Public Notices - 210

Mobile County

Kemira Chemicals, Inc. NPDES Permit Number AL0002747, located at 1 Cyanamid Road Mobile AL 36610 for re-issuance of the discharges resulting from storm water runoff from non-process areas associated with chemical manufacturing and associated infrastructure activities, discharging through DSN001-DSN006 to the Hog Bayou, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Mobile River Basin. 

Morgan County

Hexcel Corporation, NPDES Permit Number AL0065137, located at 3300 Mallard Fox Drive, Decatur, Alabama 35601, for re-issuance of existing discharges resulting from fire system water pump test water discharging through outfall DSN002 into the Tennessee River, classified as Swimming and Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin; stormwater runoff associated with the manufacture of polyacrylonitrile fiber discharging through outfalls DSN003, DSN005, DSN006, DSN011, DSN012, DSN015, DSN016, DSN018, and DSN019 into the Tennessee River, classified as Swimming and Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin; HVAC condensate and stormwater runoff associated with the manufacture of polyacrylonitrile fiber discharging through outfall DSN007 into the Tennessee River, classified as Swimming and Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin; HVAC condensate, fire deluge system overflow, and stormwater runoff associated with the manufacture of polyacrylonitrile fiber discharging through outfall DSN017 into the Tennessee River, classified as Swimming and Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.  The Department has determined that the entity providing water to the Permittee is a public water system in accordance with Section 1401 of the Safe Drinking Water Act; therefore, the Permittee is exempt from the requirements of Section 316(b) of the federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. section 1326) and rules adopted under this section.

Mineral Extraction Facilities
Public Notices - 210

Bibb and Shelby Counties

Jesse Creek Mining, LLC - Hebron Mine Number 1, 1615 Dairy Kent Road, Alabaster, Alabama 35007, NPDES Permit Number AL0061808, located on County Road 21, West Blocton, Bibb and Shelby Counties, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Bishop Creek, Shades Creek, unnamed tributaries to Shades Creek, Cane Creek, and unnamed tributaries to Cane Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Cahaba River Basin.

Cullman and Walker Counties

Evergreen Mining, LLC - Mine Number 2, Post Office Box 621, Jasper, Alabama 35502, NPDES Permit Number AL0071536, located at 1874 County Road 15, Bremen, Cullman County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Leeth Creek, an unnamed tributary to Leeth Creek, and an unnamed tributary to Mullen Branch, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Etowah County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Glencoe Quarry, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0002020, located at 608 East Main Street, Glencoe, Etowah County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to an unnamed tributary to Little Cove Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Jefferson County

Prospect Mining & Development Co., Inc. - Maxine-Pratt Mine, 218 Highway 195, Jasper, Alabama 35503, NPDES Permit Number AL0079740, located on Alliance Road, Quinton, Jefferson County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Coal Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Madison County

AEC Site Solutions, LLC - Wall Triana Borrow Pit, 2513 6th Street, Huntsville, AL 35805, NPDES Permit Number AL0081515, located on Wall Triana Highway, Madison, Madison County, Alabama, for reissuance and transfer of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation dirt, chert, and common clay mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Groundwater and an unnamed tributary to Davis Branch, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Macon County

Foley Materials Company - Harris Pit, Post Office Box 2447, Columbus, Georgia 31902, NPDES Permit Number AL0081256, located at the 1800 Block of Tysonville Loop, Shorter, Macon County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation construction sand and gravel mine and associated areas, discharging to Line Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tallapoosa River Basin.

Morgan County

August Holdings, LLC - Falkville Quarry, 2912 Tooles Bend Road, Knoxville, TN 37922, NPDES Permit Number AL0067709, located on Akins Mountain Road, Falkville, Morgan County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to an unnamed tributary to Cedar Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Tuscaloosa and Bibb Counties

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Tuscaloosa Quarry, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0070459, located at 11717 Vulcan Road, Vance, Tuscaloosa and Bibb Counties, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to an unnamed tributary to Big Sandy Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Walker County

Cane Creek, LLC - Cane Creek Mine, 7802 Highway 78, Cordova, AL 35550, NPDES Permit Number AL0078832, located on Wistar Road, Parrish, Walker County, Alabama 35580, for reissuance and modification of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Cane Creek and unnamed tributaries to Cane Creek, all classified as Fish and Wildlife or Limited Warmwater Fishery, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Public, Semi-Public and Private Facilities
Public Notice - 605
Baldwin County

City of Fairhope, Post Office Box 429, Fairhope, AL 36533, NPDES Permit Number AL0020842, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater and stormwater runoff from Fairhope WWTP, 300 North Church Street, Fairhope, AL 36532, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Mobile Bay, classified as Shellfish Harvesting and Fish and Wildlife, and stormwater runoff to Big Mouth Gully, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Mobile Bay Basin.  

Cherokee County

Canaan Systems, Inc., 4217 Harpers Ferry Road, Birmingham, AL 35213, NPDES Permit Number AL0081698, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from  Alabama Belle WWTP, County Road 531, Centre, AL 35960, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Coosa River (Weiss Lake), a waterway classified as Public Water Supply, Swimming, Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.  

Lamar County

Vernon Water and Sewer Board, Post Office Box 481, Vernon, AL 35592. NPDES Permit Number AL0024368, for revocation and re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Vernon Wastewater Lagoon, County Road 9, Vernon, AL 35592, for the purposed of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Yellow Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Upper Tombigbee River Basin.

Madison County

Harvest-Monrovia Water, Sewer, and Fire Authority, Post Office Box 329, Harvest, AL 35749, NPDES Permit Number AL0055158, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from  Hunter’s Crossing WWTP, 195 Marlboro Way, Madison, AL 35757, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Knox Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.  

Monroe County

Monroe County Board of Education, 109 Pickens Street, Monroeville, AL 36460, NPDES Permit Number AL0044407, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated wastewater from J F Shields High School, 17688 Alabama Highway 21 North, Beatrice, AL 36425, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Unnamed Tributary to Robinson Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Alabama River Basin.

St Clair County

Odenville Utilities Board, Post Office Box 88, Odenville, AL 35120, NPDES Permit Number AL0070084, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Odenville WWTP, Sportsmans Lake Road, Odenville, AL 35120, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Little Canoe Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Walker County

Jasper Water Works and Sewer Board, Inc., Post Office Box 1348, Jasper, AL 35502, NPDES Permit Number AL0052906, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from filter backwash from Laye Williams WTP, 195 Jasper Road, Jasper, AL 35504, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of filter backwash to Blackwater Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin

The Department has tentatively determined that the proposed actions described in this notice are consistent with the Water Quality Program regulations; and for those in the coastal area, are consistent with the Alabama Coastal Management Program.

Copies of the draft permits, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other applicable NPDES forms and related documents are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt, and at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  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
ADEM
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
(334) 271-7714

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice.  COMMENTERS SHOULD IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE NPDES NUMBER ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THEIR COMMENTS.  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 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing.  The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit.  The Director may also hold a hearing if he determines that it would clarify one or more issues involved in the permit decision.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act 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 (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 13th day of December, 2017, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

         Lance R. LeFleur

               Director

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.