ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR UNDERGROUND INJECTION CONTROL (UIC) PERMIT
AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE - 212
Koch Farms of Ashland LLC c/o Patrick Johnston, 3545 Old Downing Mill Road, Anniston, AL 36207, UIC Permit Number ALSI9908515 has applied for the issuance of a permit for a Class V Injection Well at Koch Farms of Ashland LLC – Fairknoll Hatchery, 3545 Old Downing Mill Road, County Road 30, Anniston, AL 36207 for discharge resulting from the injection of treated wash down water from a chicken hatchery operation.
The proposed permit contains management requirements and limitations which are protective of groundwater quality.
Copies of the draft permit, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other related documents are available for public inspection electronically via http://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
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing or by email, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. 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 on permit issuance. 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 (email@example.com), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463).
Notice is hereby given this 14th day of October, 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.