ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED SOLID WASTE PERMIT RENEWAL AND MODIFICATION UNDER THE ALABAMA SOLID WASTES AND RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 422
Turkey Trot Landfill, LLC. has submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) an application for renewal and modification of the Solid Waste Disposal Permit for the Turkey Trot Landfill (Permit 65-05). The landfill is described as being located off County Road 96 in Sections 3, 4, 9 & 10, Township 2 North, Range 2 West in Washington County. The permitted area for the landfill will remain approximately 299.80 acres with a disposal area comprising of approximately 170.23 acres.
The approved waste stream for the Turkey Trot Landfill would remain nonhazardous solid wastes, noninfectious putrescible and nonputrescible wastes including but not limited to household garbage, industrial waste, construction and demolition debris, commercial waste, appliances, tires, trees, limbs, stumps, sludge, paper and other similar type materials. The special wastes to be disposed would remain asbestos waste, foundry sand, petroleum contaminated waste, and municipal solid waste ash. The service area for the Turkey Trot Landfill, as contained in the permit application and approved by the Washington County Commission, would remain the States of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Florida. The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Turkey Trot Landfill would remain 4000 tons per day.
The modification involves changes to the groundwater monitoring and gas monitoring plans and requests the use of an alternate final cap system. The following proposed well locations have been moved to avoid truck traffic: GWC-9, GWC- 10, GWC-11, GWC-17, GWC-18, GWC-19A, GWC-20, GWC-22, GWC-28, and GWC-29. The methane monitoring plan has been updated to indicate actual as-built locations. Furthermore, groundwater monitoring well GWC-2 has been abandoned and replaced with GWC-2R.
Copies of the landfill proposed permits are available for public inspection via the ADEM web site at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt, and 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
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36109-2400
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing or by email, to the Department's named contact above within 35 days following the publication 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 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), US Mail (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463), or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This notice is hereby given this 10th 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.