Alabama Department of Environmental Management
P.O. Box 301463
Montgomery, AL 36130-1463
NOTICE OF PROPOSED CONSENT ORDER
Account Code 605
Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to the City of Rainsville’s Rainsville WWTP (NPDES Permit No. AL0042765), located at 139 Horton Road, Rainsville, DeKalb County, Alabama.
The violations noted in the Consent Order consist of permit limitation violations, discharging wastewater in the form of SSOs, failure to perform notification of SSOs in a timely manner, and not properly operating and maintaining all facilities and systems of treatment and control as required in its Permit conditions.
The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $4,400.00. The Order, if issued, would require the City of Rainsville’s Rainsville WWTP to submit an Engineering Report, submit progress reports, develop and implement a Sanitary Sewer Overflow Response Plan, comply with Permit limitations and conditions, and submit a certification of compliance.
Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, attention Jeffery W. Kitchens, Chief of the Water 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 http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt 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 4th day of November, 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.