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


Account Code:  422


Jefferson County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Code of Alabama §§ 22-22A-1 through §§ 22-22A-17 (2006 Rplc. Vol.), and the Solid Wastes and Recyclable Materials Management Act (SWRMMA), Ala. Code §§ 22-27-1 to 22-27-18 (2006 Rplc. Vol.) as amended, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Big Sky Environmental, LLC, which operates the Big Sky Environmental, LLC Solid Waste Facility, a municipal solid waste facility in Adamsville, Jefferson County, Alabama.

The violations listed in the Order consist of: failure to operate in accordance with approved plans and permits, failure to properly maintain cover on the landfill, failure to maintain litter within the facility, failure to confine waste, failure to maintain leachate collection system, failure to maintain proper drainage, failure to adequately compact waste, and accepting waste not stipulated in the permit.  

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $18,525.00.  The Order, if issued, would require the Big Sky Environmental, LLC Solid Waste Facility to correct all violations above within the prescribed timeframes, and to operate in compliance with ADEM Admin. Code 335-13 and Solid Waste Disposal Permit No. 37-48 in the future.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including a request for a hearing, within 30 day 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 16th day of September 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.