ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RENEWAL AND MODIFICATION OF A MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL PERMIT UNDER THE ALABAMA SOLID WASTES AND RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

PUBLIC HEARING 422

Perry County

Perry County Associates, LLC has applied for a permit to modify and continue to operate a municipal solid waste landfill known as the Arrowhead Landfill (Permit 53-03). The modification raises the base grade elevations for the composite liner system at the Arrowhead Landfill resulting in a reduction of landfill airspace. The modification also requests changes to the groundwater monitoring plan regarding the installation schedule of groundwater monitoring wells around Tracts 2 and 3, and adds the following parameters to be sampled during semi-annual groundwater monitoring events: boron, calcium, chloride, fluoride, sulfate, total dissolved solids (TDS). Finally, the modification requests updates to the closure plan; post-closure plan; CQA plan; Technical Specifications; Storm Water ,Erosion, and Sediment Control Design Calculations; and prohibited waste exclusion plan. The waste stream for the Arrowhead 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, other similar type materials, and special waste approved by ADEM. The service area for the Arrowhead Landfill would remain the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Arrowhead Landfill would remain 15,000 tons per day. All previously approved variances and special conditions would be granted in the renewed permit.

The landfill is located in Sections 21, 22, 27, and 28, Township 17 North, Range 6 East in Perry County, Alabama. The permitted facility consists of 973.85 acres with 425.33 acres permitted for disposal operations.

Copies of the public notice and proposed permit are available for public inspection electronically via the ADEM web site at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/pubHearings.cnt, and the complete application 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 36109-2608

(334) 271-7714

The Department has scheduled a public hearing to receive oral comments to be held on September 6, 2016, in the auditorium of the Uniontown Municipal Building located at 100 Front Street, Uniontown, Alabama at 6:00 PM.

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above by 5:00 PM on September 13, 2016. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Solid Wastes and 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), US Mail (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463), or e-mail (permitsmail@adem.state.al.us).

This notice is hereby given this 27th day of July, 2016, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Director

The Department also published a reminder notice. For a copy of that notice, please click here.

The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.