ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR A REVIEW OF A COASTAL CONSISTENCY CERTIFICATION
FOR AN ACTIVITY REQUIRING A FEDERAL LICENSE OR PERMIT
PUBLIC NOTICE - 591
In accordance with ADEM Administrative Code r. 335-8-1-.11 and 335-8-1-.14, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) hereby gives notice that Plains Marketing LP has applied to the Mobile District United States Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile District) for a permit. Pursuant to Title 15 C.F.R. Part 930 Subpart D, the proposed activity for which the permit is sought is subject to review by the ADEM for consistency under the enforceable policies of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Program (ACAMP).
Plains Marketing LP proposes to hydraulically dredge 20,000 C.Y. of material per year over a period of five years for a maximum of 100,000 C.Y. from a 2.96-acre area of water bottoms at the Mobile River fronting 1871 Hess Road, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. Pursuant to Title 33 C.F.R. §325.2, the Mobile District is considering authorizing the activity by Letter of Permission (SAM-2014-01108-GAC). Dredge material will be pumped to and confined within the Alabama Port Authority’s Mud Lakes. Any person wishing to make comments or provide additional information relative to the proposed project’s consistency with the ACAMP rules must submit such comments or information in writing to ADEM at the address below within fifteen (15) calendar days following the publication date of this notice. Only those comments, which address issues within the Department’s scope of authority, can be considered. All correspondence regarding this proposal should reference application number 2014-430.1.
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
3664 Dauphin Street, Suite B
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1211
Copies of all information submitted are available for public inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance. This Public Notice is available on the internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt. The ADEM Division 335-8 rules are available on the internet at adem.alabama.gov.
After consideration of all written comments and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Act and ADEM Coastal Program rules, the Department will make a final determination. The Department’s determination, associated documents and all comments received during the public comment period will be available for inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address during normal working hours. Notice of the final permit decision will be sent to any person who requests such notice in writing during this comment period.
Notice is hereby given this 24th day of July, 2019, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Lance R. LeFleur,
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.