Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Notice Of Proposed Consent Order
PUBLIC NOTICE‑330
Pike County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Ala. Code §§22-22A-1 to 22-22A-16 (2006 Rplc. Vol.), the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Equity Group Eufaula Division, LLC, the owner/operator of a poultry feed mill currently operating in Banks, Alabama.

The violation consisted of failing to operate an air pollution control device while operating the bulk loadout system and failing to comply with the Department’s notification requirements related to the breakdown of the control device.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $40,000.  The Order, if issued, would require Equity Group Eufaula Division, LLC, to comply with the terms, limitations, and conditions of the permit and Department’s regulations immediately.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to:

Ronald W. Gore, Chief
ADEM‑Air Division
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice.  A copy of the proposed Order is available on the ADEM web page at http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt, or may be obtained by written request to the above address.  A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

This notice is hereby given this 16th day of February, 2018, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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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.