Alabama Department of Environmental Management
P.O. Box 301463
Montgomery, AL 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700

Account Code 202

De Kalb County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is proposing to issue an Order to Fort Payne City Schools– Fort Payne Elementary at the 49th Street NW and Gault Avenue, in the City of Fort Payne, De Kalb County, Alabama.
The violations consisted of: noncompliant discharges; effective BMPs had not been implemented and/or maintained; noncompliance with the requirements of ADEM NPDES construction stormwater rules.

The order, if issued, would require the operator to: correct all violations; implement and maintain effective BMPs; pay a civil penalty in the amount of $15,000.

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 Anthony Scott Hughes, Chief of Field Operations Division, PO Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36l30-1463.  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 webpage at or may be obtained by written request to the above address.  A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

This notice is hereby given this 29th day of July, 2020, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance 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.