ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RENEWAL OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY/SUBPART X/SWMU CORRECTIVE ACTION PERMIT UNDER THE ALABAMA HAZARDOUS WASTES MANAGEMENT AND MINIMIZATION ACT (AHWMMA) AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 421
U.S. Army Garrison – Redstone Arsenal (RSA) of Redstone Arsenal, Alabama submitted to ADEM an application for renewal of its Alabama Hazardous Wastes Management and Minimization Act (AHWMMA) – Hazardous Waste Facility permit. The permit consists of the Hazardous Waste Storage Facility (33 storage igloos), Subpart X Open Burning (OB) Unit and Subpart X Open Detonation (OD) Unit and Solid Waste Management Units/Areas of Concern (SWMUs/AOCs) that are used to manage hazardous waste at its facility (EPA I.D. Number AL7 210 020 742) located in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama. The Department has determined the facility’s renewal application to be complete and has prepared a draft permit in accordance with State regulations.
RSA operates a facility that treats and stores hazardous waste. The hazardous waste treatment and storage facility consists of a hazardous waste storage area (33 storage igloos), a Subpart X Open Burning (OB) treatment unit, a Subpart X Open Detonation (OD) treatment unit and solid waste management units (SWMUs) and areas of concern (AOCs). RSA is the owner and operator of the facility. The proposed permit renewal incorporates updates to the previous permit to reflect changes made to Part I thought VIII of the AHWMMA permit. This proposed permit renewal also includes the corrective measures planned at SWMUs RSA-045, RSA-206, RSA-225, RSA-252. RSA-269, and RSA-315. In addition, the proposed permit renewal includes provisions that require any other solid waste management units and areas of concern at the facility to be addressed.
Copies of the fact sheet, permit renewal application, and the CMI plans for RSA-045, RSA-206, RSA-225, RSA-252, RSA-269, and RSA-315, along with the draft AHWMMA permit 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) during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
1400 Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
[Mailing address: P.O. Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing or by email, to the Department's named contact above within 45 days of the publication date of this notice. 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 the 45-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing upon receipt of a significant number of technical requests.
After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the AHWMMA, the federal Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 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. Information 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 30th day of April, 2021, 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.