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


Account Code:  330


Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Ala. Code §§22-22A-1 to 22-22A-17 as amended, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to J. C. Pippin Cleaners and Furriers, Inc., the owner/operator of a Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facility currently operating in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

The violations consisted of J. C. Pippin Cleaners and Furriers, Inc., not having a complete operating manual, and the perchloroethylene records and all receipts for 2017, 2018, or 2019 calendar years available for review during an inspection.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $2,500.  The Order, if issued, would require J. C. Pippin Cleaners and Furriers, Inc. to comply with all requirements of ADEM Administrative code 335-3 immediately upon the effective date of this Order and continuing each and every day thereafter.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to:

Ronald W. Gore, Chief
ADEM‑Air Division
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

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, 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 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.