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

Jackson County

The Scottsboro Solid Waste Authority has submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) a permit application to continue to operate a municipal solid waste landfill known as the Scottsboro Landfill (Permit No. 36-02).  The waste stream for the Scottsboro Landfill would remain non-hazardous, non-infectious, putrescible and non-putrescible wastes including but not limited to household garbage, commercial waste, industrial waste and construction and demolition wastes.  The service area for the Scottsboro Landfill would remain Jackson, Madison, Marshall and DeKalb Counties in Alabama.  The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Scottsboro Landfill would remain 350 tons per day. The application requested that all conditions of the current permit for the Scottsboro Landfill, including previously approved variances and special conditions, be granted in the renewed permit.

The Scottsboro Landfill is described as being located in Section 20 and 29, Township 3 South, Range 7 East, in Jackson County, Alabama.  The Scottsboro Landfill facility consists of 105.7 acres with 22.7 acres approved for municipal and industrial waste disposal and 17.6 acres approved for construction and demolition waste disposal.

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 36110-24100
(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 29th 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.