P O Box 301463 (Zip 36130-1463)
1400 Coliseum Boulevard (Zip 36110-2059)
 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700


Account Code:  202


Shelby County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Jon Seale which operates Second Chance Ranch, ALR10C3AY, located in the city of Columbiana, Shelby County, Alabama.

The violations consisted of failure to implement appropriate and effective BMP’s, producing non-compliant discharges resulting in a water quality violation, and discharge of sediment offsite.


The order, if issued, would require the operator to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $30,000.00.


Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to:

Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Attention: Anthony Scott Hughes
Chief of Field Operations Division
PO 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 webpage 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 17th day of September, 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.