ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Gulf of Mexico

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR A REVIEW OF A FEDERAL AGENCY’S CONSISTENCY DETERMINATION FOR A PROPOSED FEDERAL ACTION

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The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) hereby gives notice that the U.S. EPA and the Department of the Navy have requested, in accordance with Title 15 C.F.R. 930 Subpart C, review of a proposed federal action pursuant to ADEM Administrative Code division 335-8.

The U.S. EPA and Department of the Navy are proposing the rule Uniform National Discharge Standards for Vessels of the Armed Forces – Phase II Batch 2.  The proposed rule was published in October 2016 and can be found at 81 FR 69753.  The U.S. EPA and Department of the Navy have determined that the proposed rule is consistent to the maximum extent practicable with the enforceable policies of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Program (ACAMP).

Any person wishing to make comments or provide additional information relative to the proposed federal action’s consistency with the ACAMP must submit such comments or information in writing to ADEM at the address below within fifteen (15) calendar days following the publication date of this notice.  Only those comments which address issues within the Department’s scope of authority can be considered. All correspondence regarding this proposal should reference application number ACAMP-2012-261.1.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management
3664 Dauphin Street, Suite B
Mobile, Alabama  36608-1211

Copies of all information submitted are available for public inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance. This Public Notice is available on the internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt. The ADEM Division 335-8 rules are available on the internet at adem.alabama.gov.

After consideration of all written comments and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Act and ADEM Coastal Program rules, the Department will make a final determination.  The Department’s determination, associated documents and all comments received during the public comment period will be available for inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address during normal working hours.  Notice of the final permit decision will be sent to any person who requests such notice, in writing, during this comment period.

Notice is hereby given this 16th day of January, 2019, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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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.