ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF PROPOSED MODIFICATION OF A CONSTRUCTION/DEMOLITION WASTE LANDFILL PERMIT UNDER THE ALABAMA SOLID WASTES AND RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 422
Russell County

Pine Hollow, Inc. submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) an application to modify the Pine Hollow Inc. Landfill (Permit 57-07). On September 12, 2018, the Russell County Commission granted approval to expand the existing landfill facility and expand the disposal area. The proposed modification would expand the total acreage of the facility to 181.7 acres and the acreage dedicated for waste disposal operations to 151.5 acres. The waste stream for the Pine Hollow Inc. Landfill would remain non-putrescible and non-hazardous construction and demolition waste scrap tires, fiberglass insulation debris waste and center well waste (MELT) from the IIG facility located in Phenix City, Alabama, and rubbish as defined by ADEM Rule 335-13-1-.03.  The service area for the Pine Hollow Inc. Landfill would remain Alabama counties of Chambers, Russell, Lee, Macon, and Barbour, and Georgia counties of Muscogee, Harris, Chattahoochee, Talbot, Meriwether, and Troup. The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Pine Hollow Inc. Landfill would remain 500 tons a day.

The landfill is located in Section 4, Township 16 North, Range 30 East in Russell County, Alabama.

Copies of the landfill proposed permits are available for public inspection via the ADEM web site at 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.

Russell A. Kelly, Chief
Permits and Services Division
ADEM
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400
(334) 271-7714

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 35 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 permit.

A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 35-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 Alabama Solid Wastes and Recyclable Materials Management 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.

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), US Mail (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463), or e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov).

This notice is hereby given this 20th day of December, 2018, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

______________________________
Lance R. LeFleur
Director

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.