Notice is hereby given that a hearing before the Department of Environmental Management of the State of Alabama will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 10:00 am for the Division 1 Hearing and 1:00 pm for the Division 15 Hearing, both to be held in the Main Hearing Room at the ADEM – Central Office location at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard in Montgomery, to consider proposed revisions to Division 335-1 (General Administration) and Division 335-15 (Voluntary Cleanup Program) of the ADEM Administrative Code.

Revisions to Division 1 of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Administrative Code are being proposed to modify, delete and add forms required for the implementation of the Department’s rules and regulations.  Additional modifications are being proposed to restructure the Voluntary Cleanup Program fees outlined in Fee Schedule H.  Modifications are also proposed which deal with Title V emission fees.  These proposed changes would delete rules which were applicable only during the first few years of the fee requirements (1993-1997).  In addition, changes are being proposed to outdated provisions dealing with the annual determination of fee levels.  Also, revisions to the Division 15 Code are being proposed to enhance job creation and economic development in the State of Alabama along with complying with updated/revised state law.  This rulemaking provides a mechanism to implement a cleanup program which encourages applicants to voluntarily assess, cleanup, remediate, and provide for the productive reuse of brownfield sites in Alabama.

Copies of the proposed rules are available at a cost of 30 cents per page at each of the locations listed below.  The summary of reasons supporting the revisions is available free of charge.  Copies of the proposed rules and summary of reasons can also be found on the internet at at no cost. For additional questions or comments, please contact one of the following offices:

ADEM, Office of General Counsel
Attn: Angela Reeder
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL  36110-2400
(334) 260-4510

ADEM, Birmingham Field Office
Attn: Mary Taylor
110 Vulcan Road
Birmingham, AL  35209-4702
(205) 942-6168

ADEM, Decatur Field Office
Attn: Jan Childers
2715 Sandlin Road, SW
Decatur, AL  35603-1333
(256) 353-1713

ADEM, Mobile Field Office
Attn: Jenika Monroe
2204 Perimeter Road
Mobile, AL  36615-1131
(251) 450-3400

The public hearing is being held to receive data, views, and arguments from interested persons regarding the proposed rules.  Attendance at the hearing is not necessary to present such data, views, arguments, or comments. The same may be submitted in writing but must be received by the Hearing Officer prior to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2023.

Written submissions and other inquiries should be directed to: ADEM Hearing Officer, Office of General Counsel, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36110-2400) or by e-mail at

Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Department’s Permits & Services Division at (334) 271-7714 at least five working days prior to the hearing.

This notice is hereby given this 25th day of October, 2023, 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.