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


Account Code:  422

Shelby County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Ala. Code §§ 22-22A-1 to 22-22A-17, as amended; the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act (AWPCA), Ala. Code §§ 22-22-1 to 22-22-14, as amended; and the ADEM Administrative Code of Regulations, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue an Administrative Order to Alabama Power Company, which owns and operates the E.C. Gaston Electric Generating Plant, a Facility in Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama.

The violations listed in the Order consist of unpermitted discharge of fluids and/or pollutants to groundwater and/or soils.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $250,000.00. The Order, if issued, would require the owner to submit to the Department a plan with a schedule for implementation of a comprehensive groundwater investigation, an Assessment of Corrective Measures, an Investigative Report evaluating any deficiencies at the Facility that may have led to the unpermitted discharge and quarterly progress reports.

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

Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Attention: Stephen A. Cobb, Chief of the Land Division
P. O. Box 301463
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463

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 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 2nd day of March, 2018, 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.