ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
P O Box 301463 (Zip 36130-1463)
1400 Coliseum Boulevard (Zip 36110-2400)
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700

PROPOSED ORDER

Account Code:  421

Lauderdale County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue an Order to Monarch Ceramic Tile, Inc., (EPA Identification Number ALR000010926), which owns/operates a porcelain tile manufacturing facility located at 834 Rickwood Road in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama.

The violation consisted of storage of hazardous waste beyond 90 days without first obtaining an AHWMMA permit.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $9,000.  The Order, if issued, would require Monarch Ceramic Tile, Inc., to comply with all applicable requirements of Division 14 of the ADEM Administrative Code.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, attention Stephen A. Cobb, Chief of the Land Division, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463.  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 16th day of January, 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.