ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF A PROPOSED SOLID WASTE PERMIT RENEWAL UNDER THE ALABAMA SOLID WASTES & RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 422

Etowah County

SV Enterprises, LLC, applied to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to renew the Solid Waste Disposal Facility Permit for the Noble Hill Landfill, Permit No. 28-08.  The waste stream for the Noble Hill Landfill would remain nonhazardous solid wastes, noninfectious putrescible and nonputrescible wastes including but not limited to household garbage, commercial waste, industrial waste, construction and demolition debris, tires, appliances, trees, limbs, stumps, dried sludge, paper, and other similar type materials.  Special waste approved by ADEM may also be accepted.  The service area for the Noble Hill Landfill would remain the contiguous United States.  The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Noble Hill Landfill would remain 3000 tons per day.  The application requested that all conditions of the current permit for the Noble Hill Landfill, including previously approved variances and special conditions, be granted in the renewed permit.

The landfill is located in Sections 15 and 16, Township 11 South, Range 5 East in Etowah County, Alabama. The permitted facility consists of 208.38 acres with 121.06 acres permitted for disposal operations.

Copies of the public notice and proposed permit are available for public inspection electronically via www.adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and the complete application is available at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm by appointment.  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 35 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 35-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 Alabama Solid Wastes & Recyclable Materials Management 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 1st day of February, 2019, 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.