ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED TITLE V MAJOR SOURCE OPERATING PERMIT
AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
Facility/Permit No. 309-0057
PUBLIC NOTICE - 350
Alabama Municipal Electric Authority has applied for a renewal of the Title V Major Source Operating Permit for the facility located at 125 Thompson Lane, Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama, 35150. The facility is an existing natural gas-fired electric generating plant (SIC code 4911). The draft Major Source Operating Permit would not authorize any new emissions of air contaminants.
ADEM proposes to issue a final Title V permit, in accordance with the conditions of the draft Title V permit, unless comments received in accordance with the following procedures result in a different permitting decision.
Copies of the Statement of Basis and draft permit 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.
Ronald W. Gore, Chief
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
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. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed application. All comments must be received in the ADEM Main Office in Montgomery no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last day of the comment period.
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.
After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Air Pollution Control Act, the Federal Clean Air 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.
For additional information concerning the U.S. EPA’s involvement in the consideration of this permit, please contact its website at https://epa.gov/caa-permitting/alabama-proposed-title-v-permits.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463).
This notice is hereby given this July 1, 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.