ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF A PROPOSED SOLID WASTE PERMIT RENEWAL UNDER THE ALABAMA SOLID WASTES & RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 422

Franklin County

The Franklin County Commission has submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) an application to continue to operate a industrial waste landfill known as the Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility (Permit No. 30-05).  The waste stream for the Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility would remain nonputrescible and nonhazardous construction and demolition waste and rubbish as defined by Rule 335-13-1-.03, discarded tires, and the industrial waste Vetrotex (a.k.a. Celotex). The service area for the Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility would remain Franklin, Marion, Winston, Lawrence, and Colbert Counties in Alabama.  The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility would remain 500 tons per day.

The Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility is described as being located in a part of the Southeast ¼ and Northeast ¼ of Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 12 West, Franklin County, Alabama.  The Franklin County Waste Disposal Facility consists of 91.89 acres with 49.85 acres approved for disposal.

Copies of the public notice and proposed permit are available for public inspection electronically via www.adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and the complete application is available at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm by appointment.  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 & 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), e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL  36130-1463).

This 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.