Public Notice - 605

Lee County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management has made a tentative determination to terminate NPDES Permit No. AL0045641DPLM LTD, Colony Property, a facility located on the Southeast Corner of U.S. 280 and Alabama Highway 147, in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama is permitted to discharge treated sanitary wastewater under NPDES Permit No. AL0045641.  This tentative determination to terminate NPDES Permit No. AL0045641 is being made in accordance with ADEM Admin. Code r. 335-6-6-.17(c).

A copy of the notice of intent to terminate letter is available on the ADEM webpage at or may be obtained by written request to the address below.  A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

Russell A. Kelly, Chief
Permits and Services Division
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 termination.

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 permit determinations. If you wish to receive such notices, contact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-271-7714), e-mail (, or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 28th day of May, 2019, 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.