ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT FOR DISCHARGE INTO WATERS OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

The following applicants have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge treated wastewater into waters of the State of Alabama:

INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES
PUBLIC NOTICE - 210

Dallas County

Castle Rock Industries II, LLC, located at 3791 Alabama Hwy 41, Selma, Alabama 36701, for Department Initiated Termination of NPDES Permit Number AL0080446, which includes proposed discharge of stormwaters associated with the manufacture of refined oil and its by-products, discharging though outfalls DSN001 and DSN002, into a U.T. to Six Mile Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Alabama River Basin.

Etowah County

Giant Resource Recovery NPDES Permit AL0054542located at  1229 Valley Drive, Attalla, AL 35954, for reissuance of the discharges resulting from stormwater associated with fuel blending, storage and disposal,  discharging through outfall DSN002, DSN003, and DSN004 into Little Wills Creek classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Koch Foods of Gadsden LLC, NPDES Permit AL0002119 located at 501 Paden Road, Gadsden, AL 35903 for reissuance of existing permit for discharges resulting from treated wastewater from poultry processing, discharging through DSN001; and stormwater runoff associated with poultry processing, discharging though DSN002, DSN003, and DSN004. All outfalls discharge to the Coosa River, classified as Fish and Wildlife in the Coosa River Basin.

Walker County

Mar-Jac Poultry AL, LLC, NPDES Permit Number AL0081825, located at 3301 3RD Avenue, Jasper, AL 35501 for a reissuance of existing discharges resulting from Stormwater runoff associated with poultry processing discharging through Outfalls DSN001 to DSN006 and DSN008, into Town Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin; Industrial stormwater runoff from vehicle maintenance areas and areas associated with poultry processing discharging through DSN007, into Town Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

MINERAL EXTRACTION FACILITIES
PUBLIC NOTICE - 210

Bibb County

Thompson South 1, LLC - Thompson South Mine, Post Office Box 1748, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534, NPDES Permit Number AL0077241, located on Truman Aldridge Parkway, West Blocton, Bibb County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to and unnamed tributary to Caffee Creek and an unnamed tributary to Pratt Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Cahaba River Basin.

Colbert County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Pride Quarry, 1200 Urban City Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0072036, located at 18055 Highway 72 West, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, for reissuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to the Tennessee River, classified as Public Water Supply, Swimming and Other Whole Body Water-Contact Sports, and Fish and Wildlife, and to an unnamed tributary to the Tennessee River, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Franklin and Winston Counties

Job Land & Mineral, Inc. - Meredyth Mine, Post Office Box 943, Gardendale, Alabama 35071, NPDES Permit Number AL0078280, located on Alabama Highway 243, Double Springs, Franklin and Winston Counties, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Allen Mill Creek, Bagwell Branch, Butlers Falls Branch, Posey Creek, Whitehead Creek, unnamed tributaries to Allen Mill Creek, and unnamed tributaries to Whitehead Creek, all classified as fish & wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Jefferson County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Lakeshore Quarry, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0074888, located at 3001 Portofino Drive, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to unnamed tributaries to Valley Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Lee County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC – Notasulga Quarry II, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0074357, located at 8938 Alabama Highway 14 West, Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry and wet preparation granite mine and associated areas, discharging to Sougahatchee Creek and unnamed tributaries to Sougahatchee Creek , classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tallapoosa River Basin.

Morgan County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Trinity Quarry, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, NPDES Permit Number AL0041921, located at 3950 Alabama Highway 20 West, Trinity, Morgan County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to unnamed tributaries to the Tennessee River, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

PUBLIC, SEMI-PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FACILITIES
PUBLIC NOTICE - 605

Elmore County

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Wetumpka, Post Office Box 69, Wetumpka, AL 36092, NPDES Permit Number AL0064025, for re-issuance of a permits which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater and storm water runoff from Wilako WWTF, 2909 Elmore Road, Wetumpka, AL, 36092, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater and storm water runoff to the Coosa River, a waterway classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Alabama River Basin.

Lawrence County

City of Moulton Water Works Board, 720 Seminary Street, Moulton, AL 35650, NPDES Permit Number AL0053708, for re-issuance of a permits which limits the discharge of pollutants from filter backwash from Moulton Filter Plant, County Road 311, Moulton, AL 35650, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated filter backwash to Turkey Creek, classified as Public Water Supply and Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Limestone County

Limestone County Water and Sewer Authority, Post Office Box 110, Athens, AL 35612, NPDES Permit Number AL0055514, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Owens Elementary School WWTP, Alabama Highway 99 South, Athens, AL 35611, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to an Unnamed Tributary to Big Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Macon County

Town of Shorter, Post Office Box 117, Shorter, AL 36075, NPDES Permit Number AL0076317, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Shorter WWTF, 796 Halla Bama Drive, Shorter, AL 36075, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to a Sprayfield, in the Tallapoosa River Basin.  

St Clair County

Beth C. Jones Trust, 111 20th Street North, Pell City, AL 35125, NPDES Permit Number AL0083356, for initial issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Riverside Water Reclamation Facility, 100 Marina Street, Riverside, AL 35135, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to the Coosa River (Logan Martin Lake), classified as Swimming, and Fish & Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Talladega County

Stewartville Water Authority, 65 Coosa County Road 150, Sylacauga, AL 35151, NPDES Permit Number AL0081621, for re-issuance of permits which limits the discharge of pollutants from a reverse osmosis water treatment plant from the Stewartville Well #1 RO WTP, 870 Sorrell Road, Sylacauga, AL 35151, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of pollutants from a reverse osmosis water treatment plant to an Unnamed Tributary to Darby Branch, which is classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Talladega County Board of Education, Post Office Box 887, Talladega, AL 35161, NPDES Permit Number AL0058823, for re-issuance of permits which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from J. R. Pittard School of Technology, 22401 Highway 21, Alpine, AL 35014, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards.  The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Weewoka Creek, a waterway classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

The Department has tentatively determined that the proposed actions described in this notice are consistent with the Water Quality Program regulations; and for those in the coastal area, are consistent with the Alabama Coastal Management Program.

Copies of the draft permits, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other applicable NPDES forms and related documents are available for public inspection electronically via http://www.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
ADEM
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
(334) 271-7714

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice.  COMMENTERS SHOULD IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE NPDES NUMBER ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THEIR COMMENTS.  In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit.

A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing.  The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit.  The Director may also hold a hearing if he determines that it would clarify one or more issues involved in the permit decision.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control 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), e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 14th day of March, 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.