ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Fund Code 214

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THE TRIENNIAL REVIEW OF ALABAMA’S WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to ADEM Administrative Code r. 335-6-11-.01(3), a public hearing before the Department of Environmental Management of the State of Alabama will be held on July 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Main Hearing Room at the ADEM – Central Office location at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard in Montgomery.

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public an opportunity to comment on water quality standards for Alabama waters. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management is soliciting public input and comments on current rules of ADEM Administrative Code chapter 335-6-10, Water Quality Criteria, and chapter 335-6-11, Water Use Classifications for Interstate and Intrastate Waters.

Copies of the current rules are available at each of the following locations. Copies are also available on the Internet at: adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/pubHearings.cnt.

ADEM, Office of General Counsel
Attn: Christie Lacey
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
(P. O. Box 301463, Zip code 36130-1463)
Montgomery, AL  36110-2400
(334) 260-4510

ADEM, Birmingham Field Office
Attn: Mary Taylor
110 Vulcan Road
Birmingham, AL  35209-4702
(205) 942-6168

ADEM, Decatur Field Office
Attn: Jan Childers
2715 Sandlin Road, SW
Decatur, AL  35603-1333
(256) 353-1713

ADEM, Mobile Field Office
Attn: Jenika Haywood
2204 Perimeter Road
Mobile, AL  36615-1131
(251) 450-3400

The public hearing is being held to receive data, views and arguments from interested persons regarding the existing rules. Attendance at the hearing is not necessary to present such data, views, arguments, or comments as the same may be submitted in writing, but must be received by the Hearing Officer prior to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Written submissions and other inquiries should be directed to: ADEM Hearing Officer, Office of General Counsel, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36110-2400) or by e-mail at hearing.officer@adem.alabama.gov.

Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Department's Permits and Services Division at (334) 271-7714 at least five working days prior to the hearing.

This notice is hereby given this 10th day of June, 2018, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

                     Lance R. 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.