ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT FOR DISCHARGE INTO WATERS OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

The following applicants have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge treated wastewater into waters of the State of Alabama:
Industrial Notices
Public Notice - 210

Bibb County

Alabama Pigments Company, NPDES Permit No. AL0081507, 346 Ricky Road, McCalla, AL 35111, for reissuance of existing discharges resulting from treated stormwater associated with the processing of mined hematite ore, discharging through DSN001, to an Unnamed Tributary to Caffee Creek, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Clarke County

Lakeside Steel Finishing Mill, NPDES Permit No. AL0082392, 6340 Highway 5 North, Thomasville, AL 36784, for termination of the existing permit for the discharge of Waters from dust suppression runoff and stormwater, discharging through DSN001, Stormwater and water from dust suppressant, discharging through DSN002, and Stormwater and water from dust suppressant, all discharges to Unnamed Tributary to Beaver Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Lower Tombigbee River basin.

Mobile County

Technip Theodore Spoolbase, NPDES Permit No. AL0075116 located at 7323 Dauphin Island Parkway, Theodore, AL 36582, for re-issuance of the discharge resulting non-process storm water runoff from pipe coating and welding operations, discharging through outfalls DSN001 through DSN009 to the Middle Fork of the Deer River (Theodore Barge Canal), classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Mobile River Basin.

Talladega County

Pursell Agri-Tech, LLC, NPDES Permit No. AL0083488located at 501 East Third Street, Sylacauga, AL 35150, for initial issuance of the discharge resulting from stormwater associated with fertilizer blending operations, discharging through outfalls DSN001 to Unnamed Tributary to Crooked Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Kittyhawk Energy, LLC, NPDES Permit No. AL0083232located at 411 Industrial Drive, Lincoln, AL 35096, for initial issuance of the discharge resulting from process wastewater from treated landfill leachate, discharging through Outfall DSN001 to Unnamed Tributary to Blue Eye Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Washington County

MurCom Industrial, LLC, NPDES Permit No. AL0083437, 1503 US Highway 43, Calvert, AL, 36513, for initial issuance of discharges resulting from stormwater associated with lime and steel slag processing, discharging to Unnamed Tributary to Poll Bayou, in the Lower Tombigbee River Basin. 

Mineral Extraction Facilities
Public Notice - 210
Bibb County

Jesse Creek Mining, LLC - Seymour Mine, 1615 Dairy Kent Road, Alabaster, Alabama 35007, NPDES Permit No. AL0076295, located at 1500 Marvel Road, Marvel, Bibb County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet and dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to the Cahaba River, which is classified as Outstanding Alabama Water and Fish and Wildlife, and to Daley Creek, Black Creek, an unnamed tributary to the Cahaba River, and an unnamed tributary to Black Creek, which are classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Cahaba River Basin.

Lhoist North America of Alabama, LLC – Brierfield Quarry, 14786 Montevallo Road, Brierfield, Alabama 35035, NPDES Permit No. AL0067831, located at 1786 Montevallo Road, Brierfield, Bibb County, Alabama, for issuance of permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet and dry preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to Mahan Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Cahaba River Basin.

Macon County

U.S. Silica Company - Landvest Mine Site, 8490 Progress Drive, Fredrick, Maryland 21701, NPDES Permit No. AL0083500, located on Renfroe Road, Union Springs, Macon County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from an industrial sand mine and associated areas, discharging to Groundwater, unnamed tributaries to Dixie Creek, and unnamed tributaries to Calebee Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Tallapoosa River Basin.

Talladega County

Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC - Childersburg Quarry, Post Office Box 385016, Birmingham, Alabama 35238, NPDES Permit No. AL0002313, located at 1408 Flagpole Mountain Road, Childersburg, Talladega County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a wet preparation limestone quarry and associated areas, discharging to an unnamed tributary to Four Mile Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Coosa River Basin.

Tuscaloosa and Jefferson Counties

Black Warrior Methane Corporation -Brookwood/Oak Grove Degas Project, Post Office Box 140, Brookwood, Alabama 35444, NPDES Permit No. AL0054062, located on Alabama Highway 216, Tuscaloosa and Jefferson Counties, Brookwood, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of produced water from a coalbed methane operation and associated areas, discharging to Black Warrior River, Daniel Creek, Davis Creek, and Hanna Mill Creek, all classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Public, Semi-Public and Private Facilities
Public Notice - 605

Coffee County

City of Enterprise, Post Office Box 311000, Enterprise, AL 36331, NPDES Permit Number AL0020061, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic and industrial wastewater and stormwater runoff from Enterprise Northeast WWTP, Porter Lunsford Road, Enterprise, AL 36331, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards, The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater and stormwater runoff to Harrand Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Choctawhatchee River Basin.

Colbert County

City of Tuscumbia Department of Utilities, Post Office Box 269, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674, NPDES Permit Number AL0080829, for modification of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from filter backwash from City of Tuscumbia Water Treatment Plant, West 7th Street/South Indian Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated filter backwash to Spring Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Tennessee River Basin.

Shelby County

City of Helena Utilities Board, Post Office Box 427, Helena, AL 35080, NPDES Permit Number AL0023116, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic and industrial wastewater from Helena WWTP, 590 Old Towne Place, Helena, AL 35080, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards, The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Buck Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Cahaba River Basin.

Walker County

Jasper Waterworks and Sewer Board, Inc., Post Office Box 1348, Jasper, AL 35502, NPDES Permit Number AL0023418, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic and industrial wastewater and stormwater runoff from Town Creek WWTP, 4000 Plant Road, Jasper, AL 35501, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater and stormwater runoff to Town Creek, classified as a Limited Warmwater Fishery, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

The Department has tentatively determined that the proposed actions described in this notice are consistent with the Water Quality Program regulations; and for those in the coastal area, are consistent with the Alabama Coastal Management Program.

Copies of the draft permits, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other applicable NPDES forms and related documents 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.

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 30 days following the publication date of this notice.  COMMENTERS SHOULD IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE NPDES NUMBER ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THEIR COMMENTS.  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 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.  The Director may also hold a hearing if he determines that it would clarify one or more issues involved in the permit decision.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control 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), e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 17th day of January, 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.